• Membership

    Q&A with Jessica McCluney of McCluney Seafood Strategies

    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 Jessica McCluney of McCluney Seafood Strategies, both strategic partners  of GAA. Tell us a bit about your background. I’ve only gotten into […]

  • GOAL

    Here’s What You Missed If You Were Unable To Attend GAA’s GOAL 2020 Conference

    The live edition of the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2020 conference may be over, but the content lives on. For GAA individual and corporate members, all 10 program sessions — totaling 15 hours — are accessible on-demand in the GOAL 2020 conference platform and GAA member toolkit, as are PDFs of GOAL 2020 presentations. Held virtually for the first time ever […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Seeks COO As Organization Becomes More Involved in Wild Fisheries

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance has initiated the search for a chief operating officer, a new role within the organization that will likely evolve into the role of chief executive officer, the organization announced on Nov. 11. The COO will be responsible for managing GAA’s industry-leading Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program, including oversight of […]

  • Membership

    Relaunch of Strategic-Partnership Program Attracts 40 New GAA Members

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce that since the relaunch of its strategic-partnership program in early September, 40 member-based associations from 26 countries have joined GAA as strategic partners. Thus far, those 40 associations have enrolled a total of about 455 members, but the intention is to embrace the full global aquaculture community. […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Promotes Three Members of BAP Market Development Team

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce that it has promoted three individuals on its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) market development team, who collectively have 60 years of industry experience. Molly Jacques has been promoted to BAP director of market development operations. Previously, Jacques acted as BAP supply chain transparency manager. She has held […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA’s COVID-19 Blog: GAA Creates COVID-19 Guidance Document for Seafood Processing Facilities

    Editor’s note: The Global Aquaculture Alliance is keeping its members and stakeholders up to date on announcements related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in this blog. Please check back here regularly for information. November 3, 2020: GAA Delivers Inclusive Audit Solutions for BAP Customers After successfully implementing accredited remote auditing for farms, hatcheries and […]

  • Education

    Global Aquaculture Academy expands in-pond raceway system (IPRS) online course

    The Global Aquaculture Academy has launched the new expansion of its free online in-pond raceway system (IPRS) course outlining the implementation process of IPRS for pond aquaculture cultivation, as well as the technology’s benefits, equipment needed, production figures, and more. The course is comprised of a series of short videos, interviews from IPRS experts, and […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Defends Cooke Aquaculture’s Bid to Farm Steelhead Trout in Puget Sound

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) defends Cooke Aquaculture in its bid to switch from farming Atlantic salmon to steelhead trout in Washington state’s Puget Sound. In a letter submitted to Washington state’s Department of Ecology as part of a public comment period as Cooke Aquaculture seeks the water-quality permits necessary to make the switch at […]

  • Membership

    Q&A with Bob Kennedy of Acadia Benefits

    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 Bob Kennedy of Acadia Benefits. Tell us a little bit about your background.  I grew up in Connecticut and have lived […]

  • Newsroom

    Shrimp Eyestalk Ablation Researcher Wins 2020 Global Aquaculture Innovation Award

    The results are in! Congratulations to University of Stirling postdoctoral researcher Simão Zacarias, the recipient of this year’s eighth annual Global Aquaculture Innovation Award, sponsored by Lineage Logistics, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced on Oct. 19. Zacarias edged out two other finalists — Pablo Berner of Nuseed and Mark Luecke of Prairie AquaTech — to […]