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About GAA

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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The Latest From GAA

Aquaculture Down Under: Exploring and Admiring Australian Aquaculture

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest blog post by GAA Member Tim Lucas. In 2019, Tim launched the Aquaculture Down Under project which he recently completed with his family. You can read about his travels and experiences in-depth on the Facebook page. At the time of this blog post’s publishing, Tim’s home country of […]

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Montana firm putting barley on the alternative feed ingredient menu

Aquafeed manufacturers around the world seeking alternatives to fishmeal may soon be able to turn to an abundant and underutilized crop: barley.

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Aquademia Podcast

The Aquademia Podcast

Hosted by Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Shaun O’Loughlin, Justin Grant, and Maddie Cassidy, Aquademia is your go-to podcast for a fresh take on all things seafood.

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

GAA Films

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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You’re Invited to GOAL 2020

Aquaculture is a rapidly growing sector where change is fast and often disruptive. GAA’s annual Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership (GOAL) conference keeps you ahead of the curve. Meet other forward-thinking leaders from across the global aquaculture value chain in reviewing production, sustainability, innovation and market drivers. You’ll come away with valuable knowledge, strategic relationships and an understanding of emerging issues and solutions. GOAL 2020 will be held at The Okura Tokyo from Oct. 6 to 8. Join us!

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