Articles posted during the month of March 2015

  • Newsroom

    Chinese, Vietnamese Exhibitors Tour Boston-Area Retail Outlets

    On the eve of Seafood Expo North America (SENA) on March 14, the Global Aquaculture Alliance hosted two half-day tours of retail outlets in the Boston, Massachusetts, area. The tour gave SENA exhibitors from China and Vietnam the opportunity to view first hand their seafood products on display at Wegmans, Stop & Shop and BJ’s […]

  • Leadership

    GAA Reiterates Its Commitment To Social Justice

    In light of media reports of worker abuse in the seafood supply chain, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) reiterates that it’s fully committed to social justice as one of the pillars of its responsible aquaculture program. Social issues are prominently addressed within GAA’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program. BAP-certified processing plants, farms, hatcheries and […]

  • Newsroom

    BAP Among Certification Schemes Undergoing GSSI Pilot Testing

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) is among the third-party seafood certification schemes that are about to undergo pilot testing against the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative’s (GSSI) updated Global Benchmark Tool. The announcement came during Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, on March 17. GSSI’s updated Global Benchmark Tool include GSSI […]

  • Newsroom

    Nine Companies Recognized For ‘Commitment to Excellence’

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance recognized nine companies with its “Commitment to Excellence” award at Seafood Expo North America (SENA) in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, on March 16. The companies were recognized for achieving four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) status within recent months. There are now a total of 18 four-star BAP companies. The companies are C.P. Vietnam […]

  • Newsroom

    Stronger Online Presence For GAA, BAP

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance has strengthened its online presence by re-launching its websites — and — designed to better communicate its mission of advocating, educating and demonstrating responsible aquaculture practices to feed and employ future generations. The new GAA and Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) websites made their official debut at Seafood Expo North […]

  • Education

    RAF, University Partner To Deliver Online EMS Training

    The Responsible Aquaculture Foundation (RAF), the charitable arm of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), is partnering with the University of New Hampshire (UNH) to deliver learning modules on the prevention and management of early mortality syndrome (EMS) in shrimp for famers and other stakeholders in Vietnam. Developed by the UNH Cooperative Extension, UNH School of […]

  • Newsroom

    VNPA to Lead Delegation at SENA in Boston

    The Viet Nam Pangasius Association (VNPA) will lead a three-member delegation at Seafood Expo North American (SENA) in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, from March 15 to 17. The VNPA delegation will be led Chairman Dr. Nguyen Viet Thang, Vice Chairman and General Secretary Dr. Vo Hung Dung and Mr. Tran Van Hung, a member of the […]

  • Newsroom

    CAPPMA to Lead Delegation at SENA in Boston

    The China Aquatic Products Processing and Marketing Alliance (CAPPMA) will lead a delegation of about 150 people from more than 50 seafood companies at Seafood Expo North American (SENA) in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, from March 15 to 17. CAPPMA is China’s leading seafood trade association and has been providing information for the industry and government, […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA To Hold Membership, Update Meeting At Seafood Expo North America

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is holding a membership and update meeting at Seafood Expo North America (SENA) in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, in Room 205C of the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) on Monday, March 16, from 3 to 5 p.m. GAA is exhibiting at SENA in booth No. 481. Both the membership meeting and […]