WISHH

WISHH Hosts Nigerian Fish Feed Workshop

The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) organized a fish feed and management workshop in Ibadan, Nigeria at the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture this week. The workshop was funded by the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Emerging Markets Program, and provided WISHH with important insight, which will … Read More »

ASA/WISHH Feed Mill Trade Team Attends the Global Trade Exchange in Kansas City

The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) Program hosted a delegation of feed millers from five countries to attend the Global Trade Exchange (GTE) in Kansas City, Aug. 28-30.  The soybean meal users from Cambodia and the African countries of Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria and Senegal attended several activities … Read More »

Soybean Growers from 11 States to Lead Trade Development Through ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health in 2018-19

American Soybean Association (ASA) President John Heisdorffer confirmed 14 fellow soybean growers from across the nation to lead the ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health Program Committee in 2018-19. “Service on the ASA/WISHH Program Committee benefits all U.S. soybean growers by connecting trade and development in countries that have some of the fastest-growing … Read More »

WISHH Trade Team Builds Soy-Use Knowledge

The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) sent 11 trade team participants to attend the 2018 Northern Crops Institute (NCI) INTSOY course in Fargo, N.D. The WISHH team consisted of participants from the Africa region, representing Senegal and Ghana, and the Asia region, representing Sri Lanka and Myanmar. The … Read More »

WISHH Team AMPLIFIES Poultry Project in Ghana

The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) recently headed to Ghana and met with U.S. land grant universities and feed specialists on the AMPLIFIES poultry project. Erica Morrow, WISHH project director, Ligaya Diaz, chief of party and James Bernhardt, monitoring and evaluation officer, led ASA’s WISHH program AMPLIFIES Ghana … Read More »

WISHH Attends Manufacturing Partner Open House

The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) recently attended the open-house of Insta-Pro, an extruder manufacturer and important partner to the WISHH program. Extruders, a type of soybean processing equipment that is well suited for human food and animal feed companies in emerging markets, are an important link in … Read More »

Affordable Protein Supply: Solving the Institutional Meals Puzzle

The American Soybean Association (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) joined Indiana Soybean Alliance and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) at Purdue University this week to cultivate an exchange of ideas and find solutions to growing protein needs both domestically and abroad. This international workshop focused on … Read More »

ASA/WISHH Connects Trade & Development with USDA Cochran Program

The American Soybean Association (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) led a training this week on school meals and nutrition for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Cochran Fellows, who are in the country to learn and strengthen their trade relationships with the United States. USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) contracted with WISHH … Read More »

ASA/WISHH Talks Market Potential in Africa

Last week, the American Soybean’s Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) participated on a panel with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) personnel from sub-Saharan Africa, concerning business practices on the continent at the annual USAEDC conference. WISHH Regional Director for Africa Josh Neiderman joined Charles Rush … Read More »

WISHH Committee Meets with USDA FAS

The American Soybean’s Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) Committee recently held its business meeting and participated in a briefing with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) staff. Outgoing Vice Chair Levi Huffman, of Indiana, and Treasurer Stan Born, of Illinois, who have completed their tenures on the … Read More »