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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

GOAL Conference Returns to Latin America for First Time in Seven Years

The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2018 conference will be held at the Hilton Colon Guayaquil in Guayaquil, Ecuador, from Sept. 25 to 27, the organization announced in conjunction with Ecuador’s Cámara Nacional de Acuacultura (CNA) on Jan. 8. This is the first time in seven years that GOAL is being held in Latin America and […]

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City fish-farm prototype set to prove itself in Minnesota

The Urban Organics model of farming leafy greens in conjunction with fish can work in any city environment, the company says. The first step is destroying East St. Paul’s image as a food desert.

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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.

GAA Films creates documentary short films that highlight the untold stories of people who love, fight for, or are transformed by aquaculture.

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