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  • Advocacy

    GAA Provides Update on Animal Welfare Project

    Nine months after receiving a two-year, $435,000 grant from the Open Philanthropy Project, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is one step closer to identifying and strengthening best practices for animal welfare in aquaculture. GAA has successfully completed its evaluation of existing best practices for tilapia and for catfish and is nearly finished with its evaluation […]

  • Leadership

    NFI Future Leaders and SeaShare: Collaborating for a Cause

    In honor of U.S. National Seafood Month in October, the Global Aquaculture Alliance is teaming up with the National Fisheries Institute’s Future Leaders Class of 2018 to assist SeaShare, a nonprofit organization founded in 1994 to help connect the industry to hunger-relief efforts in the United States. This year, a collection of classmates, including GAA Marketing […]

  • Newsroom

    Wally Stevens Honored with 2018 GAA Lifetime Achievement Award

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is proud to announce that Wally Stevens is the recipient of this year’s GAA Lifetime Achievement Award. Stevens accepted the recognition, which has been renamed the Wallace R. Stevens Lifetime Achievement Award in his honor, at GAA’s GOAL 2018 conference in Guayaquil, Ecuador, on Wednesday, Sept. 26. “The thrill of […]

  • GOAL

    Chennai, India, To Host GAA’s GOAL 2019 Conference

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2019 conference will be held in Chennai, India, from Oct. 21 to 24, the organization announced at its GOAL 2018 conference in Guayaquil, Ecuador, on Sept. 26. It is the first time that GOAL will be held in India in its 19-year history. It is also the 20th installment of […]

  • Education

    Quick and Healthy Seafood Recipes with Barton Seaver

    Are you in need of some inspiration for your seafood dishes? Look no further! GAA made the trip up to American seafood chef and author Barton Seaver‘s house earlier this summer and learned how to cook three quick, sustainable and delicious seafood meals. Barton has simplified creating healthy and responsible seafood recipes for you and […]

  • Advocacy

    Where will aquaculture be in 10 years?

    Editor’s note: The following is a guest blog post by one of GAA’s 30 Under 30 members, Lisa Vollbrecht. Lisa has a degree in Marine and Freshwater Biology from the University of Guelph. At Kampachi Farms in Hawaii, she supervises all research projects and provides direction and leadership to the research team. This is the […]

  • Leadership

    GAA and National Seafood Month: What is your aquaculture question?

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is teaming up with experts in the aquaculture world for a National Seafood Month campaign, and we need your help. More specifically, we need your aquaculture question. Earlier this summer we asked people in Portsmouth, N.H., What is aquaculture? The results inspired us to think about the questions that are out there […]

  • Advocacy

    Modern Aquaculture Deserves a Better Public Image

    Editor’s note: The following is a guest blog post by one of GAA’s 30 Under 30 members, Noah Hamlish. Noah has extensive experience on farms, in research labs, and and at processing facilities. He is a strong advocate for aquaculture and credits his 12-month Watson Fellowship as being transformative to his understanding of the value […]

  • Advocacy

    Working Together to Close the Seafood Deal

    Editor’s note: The following is a guest blog post by chef, author and seafood advocate Barton Seaver. GAA and Seaver announced a partnership in early 2018 to raise public awareness of responsible aquaculture and the importance of sourcing seafood with provenance. My posts on this site have focused on how responsible fish farms benefit the communities in […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA’s New Executive Director Arrives in New Hampshire

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is pleased to welcome Andrew Mallison to its brand new headquarters in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA. Mallison accepted the role as GAA’s executive director in February, and his first official day with GAA was Aug. 6. Mallison comes to GAA from IFFO-The Marine Ingredients Organisation, where he had acted as […]