Posted by Erin Tindell, Foreign Agricultural Service Public Affairs Specialist, on October 3, 2012 at 1:58 PM
Workers hold a net full of tilapia
at a fish farm
. The fish are part of the American
Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health
(WISHH) program called “FEEDing Pakistan.” The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) helped fund the program, which aims to enhance the country’s growing aquaculture sector through trial fish feeding using high–protein, floating fish feed produced from U.S. soybean meal. (Courtesy World Initiative for Soy in Human Health)
An innovative Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)-funded program in Pakistan is not only improving local diets, but is creating jobs, training workers and helping create a thriving aquaculture industry with U.S. soy.
The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) program began a three-year program last September called “FEEDing Pakistan.”…