• Newsroom

    Three-Year Study Concludes With Recommendations To Further Strengthen BAP Social and Labor Standards, Improve Compliance

    The findings and recommendations of a three-year impact assessment gauging the effectiveness of the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program’s social and labor requirements were unveiled on June 17. Contracted by the Global Aquaculture Alliance in 2018, Netherlands-based KIT Royal Tropical Institute set out to better understand how BAP standards are applied in practice […]

  • Leadership

    GAA’s 2020 Annual Report Highlights Commitment to UN Sustainable Development Goals, Serving Members and Certified Facilities though Pandemic

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) on June 14, 2021, published its 2020 Annual Report. The 46-page 2020 Annual Report highlights GAA’s commitment to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) as well as the nonprofit organization’s commitment to serving its almost 400 individual and corporate members and its more than 2,900 Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)-certified […]

  • Membership

    A Message for Our Members from CEO Wally Stevens

    To our members, As you may have heard, the Global Aquaculture Alliance is rebranding to the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA). This change reflects an expansion of the work we do in aquaculture to include wild-caught seafood, as well. Our goal is to help bridge the gap between the wild and farmed seafood sectors. In seafood, […]

  • General

    Shakuntala Thilsted, Jenna Stoner Join Standards Oversight Committee

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its 12-member Standards Oversight Committee (SOC). Dr. Shakuntala Thilsted, global lead for nutrition and public health at WorldFish and this year’s World Food Prize Laureate, and Jenna Stoner, aquaculture program director at Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), joined the SOC on […]

  • Membership

    Q&A with Phil Gibson of Resiliensea

    Note: The Global Aquaculture Alliance spotlights various members dedicated to GAA’s mission of responsible aquaculture. Membership starts at only $50 for individuals and $5,000 for businesses. Start utilizing our extensive benefits. Featured this month is Phil Gibson, CEO of Resiliensea.   Tell us a bit about your background. I have over 35 years of experience working in […]

  • General

    Applications Sought for Ninth Annual Global Aquaculture Innovation Award

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is now accepting applications for its ninth annual Global Aquaculture Innovation Award. The application deadline has been extended to June 30. Established in 2012, the competition recognizes individuals and companies finding new solutions to the key challenges facing aquaculture. Examples of aquaculture innovations include technologies that mitigate the occurrence of […]

  • Leadership

    Earth Day: A Reminder of Our Important Role in Mitigating Climate Change

    This post was written by GAA President George Chamberlain in honor of Earth Day and Earth Month. As we reflect on the passage of Earth Day on 22 April, we applaud the galvanizing efforts of climate-change activists like Greta Thunberg, who’s PBS documentary “Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World”, reminds us of the […]

  • General

    GAA Partners With NASF For Third Consecutive Year

    For the third consecutive year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is partnering with the North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF), co-sponsoring the Sustainability Seminar with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) on Thursday, June 10. Additionally, GAA President and Co-Founder George Chamberlain is among the 160 speakers, presenting on global shrimp-aquaculture production trends as part of the […]

  • General

    Global Seafood Alliance Board Meets for First Time Following Global Aquaculture Alliance, Global Seafood Assurances Merger

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has officially changed its name to the Global Seafood Alliance following votes by the GAA board of directors and the board of directors of its sister organization, Global Seafood Assurances. The new name reflects the merger and the nonprofit organization’s growing involvement in wild fisheries through the addition of the […]

  • Company Updates

    Communications and Events Manager Steven Hedlund talks GOAL 2021

    The Aquademia Podcast crew sits down with GAA’s Steven Hedlund to discuss what GOAL 2021 will look like. GOAL is GAA’s annual conference where you can count on the latest news, lively discussions with though leaders of the seafood industry, and updates on challenges and technology. Interested in attending GOAL? Become a member of GAA […]