first_imgASA/ WISHH Executive Director Jim Hershey addressed more than 100 attendees at the Oil Crop Growers Association of Afghanistan (OCGAA) Oilseed Conference this month.  The meeting was designed to build awareness and membership in a trade association that includes soybean and other oilseed businesses.  Government and industry leaders presented a wide array of information about production, trade and consumption of vegetable oil and other oilseed products.  Also presenting at the conference was Robin Tilsworth, USDA Minister-Counselor for Afghanistan.The conference was one component of the USDA’s funded Food for Progress’ Soybeans in Agricultural Renewal in Afghanistan Initiative (SARAI), a three- year project led by ASA/WISHH to build a soybean value chain in Afghanistan.Robin Tilsworth, USDA Minister-Counselor for Afghanistan, presents at the OCGAA Oilseed Conference in Kabullast_img read more