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Founded in 1997, the Global Aquaculture Alliance is an international non-governmental organization dedicated to advocacy, education and leadership in responsible aquaculture.

We uphold and engage stakeholders worldwide who are dedicated to advancing environmentally and socially responsible aquaculture practices. Through the development of our Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification standards, GAA has become the leading standards-setting organization for aquaculture seafood.

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Aerial view of an aquaculture farm in New Zealand
62% of food fish will come from aquaculture by 2030

Celebrate 20 Years With GAA At Seafood Expo Global

The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is celebrating its 20th anniversary at Seafood Expo Global (SEG) in Brussels, Belgium, this year, heightening its presence with the assistance of a bigger exhibit and a luncheon focused on the industry-leading Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program. SEG is the world’s largest seafood trade show, which in 2015 […]

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For Great Lakes aquaculture, it’s a tale of two countries

Canada and the United States may be friendly neighbors, but when it comes to aquaculture, the bordering countries take vastly different approaches to aquaculture in the Great Lakes.

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To meet the world's seafood needs aquaculture production will need to increase by 44.6 million metric tons.

Our invitation to the public to hear the personal side of aquaculture.

Fish, faces, and farms have stories to tell. Aquaculture is essential to the future of food—we want to make sure the voices involved are heard.

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