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  • Newsroom

    GAA to Serve as Supporting Association at World Ocean Summit

    For the second year in a row, the Global Aquaculture Alliance has teamed up with The Economist for its World Ocean Summit as a supporting association. The World Ocean Summit takes place at St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from March 5 to 7. This year’s theme is “Building bridges,” and the […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Expecting a Busy Week in Boston for SENA 2019

    It’s been a cold few months at the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) headquarters in Portsmouth, N.H., but spring and seafood trade show season are right around the corner! We invite you to engage with GAA at Seafood Expo North America (SENA) at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, Mass., from March 17 to […]

  • Newsroom

    Chamberlain, Mallison to Present at North Atlantic Seafood Forum

    Global Aquaculture Alliance President George Chamberlain is among the plenary speakers at the open of the North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) in Bergen, Norway, from March 5 to 7. GAA is a co-sponsor of the 14th annual event, which drew some 900 attendees and 120 speakers last year. Chamberlain is part of a March 6 […]

  • Education

    Seize the Benefits of Seafood during Heart Health Month!

    Editor’s note: The following is a guest blog post by Sherri Clerk, MBA, RD, the brand manager for the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification program. Sherri is also a Registered Dietitian with a passion for healthy eating and sustainable sourcing. She worked as a clinical dietitian for ten years at Loyola University Medical Center. She […]

  • GOAL

    Risk management for the aquaculture industry

    Last year, Gallagher, a global insurance brokerage and risk management service, partnered with the Global Aquaculture Alliance to sponsor its GOAL 2018 conference in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Though their approaches differ, Gallagher and GAA’s Best Aquaculture Practices, the industry’s leading and most comprehensive third-party aquaculture certification program, seek to minimize risk in aquaculture. In early January, […]

  • Leadership

    Collaboration Needed to Address Shrimp Challenges, Says GAA’s Chamberlain at Braqcon 2019 in India

    Dr. George Chamberlain, president of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), was among the featured speakers at the 2019 World Brackishwater Aquaculture Conference (Braqcon) in Chennai, India, from Jan. 22 to 25. Hosted by the ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture and co-organized by the Society of Coastal Aquaculture and Fisheries, the four-day conference is being attended […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Sponsors Aquaculture Innovation Challenge, Winners to Present at GOAL 2019

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is proud to announce its sponsorship of this year’s Aquaculture Innovation Challenge (AIC). Organized by the Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal (STIP) and announced on Jan. 8, the second competition is open to students and researchers, start-ups and small- and medium-sized enterprises with innovations that result in creating a more sustainable shrimp […]

  • Education

    U.S. Seafood Consumption Reflective of Aquaculture’s Growth in 2017

    U.S. per capita seafood consumption increased by 1.1 pounds to 16 pounds in 2017, reaching the 16-pound mark for the first time in almost 10 years, the National Marine Fisheries Service announced recently in its “2018 Fisheries of the United States” report. The 1.1-pound increase in consumption is due partly to the growth of responsible […]

  • Advocacy

    Barton Seaver on Expanding Aquaculture Responsibly

    Editor’s note: The following is a guest blog post by chef, author and seafood advocate Barton Seaver. GAA and Seaver recently announced a partnership to raise public awareness of responsible aquaculture and the importance of sourcing seafood with provenance. ‘Tis the season when we take stock of the past year and determine which challenges we’ll seek to […]

  • Newsroom

    Open House Draws 80 to Brand New GAA Office

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance held an open house at its brand new office at 85 New Hampshire Ave. in Portsmouth, N.H., on Wednesday, Dec. 5. Photos By GAA Learning Solutions Manager Dayna House. […]