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Articles posted during the month of November 2018

  • Membership

    Join the Global Aquaculture Alliance on Giving Tuesday

    Join the Global Aquaculture Alliance on #GivingTuesday! Because, real change in farming practices starts here, with you. We’re celebrating a year of changing the perception of aquaculture. As I’m sure you’re already aware, aquaculture that is executed poorly can be damaging to human health, precious natural resources, and economies. By becoming a member, you are […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA, BAP Make Presence Known at China Fisheries & Seafood Expo

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division made their presence felt at the 23rd annual China Fisheries & Seafood Expo (CFSE) at the Qingdao International Expo Center in Qingdao, China, from Nov. 7 to 9. In addition to exhibiting at CFSE 2018, which featured more than 1,500 exhibiting companies from […]

  • Education

    GAA Films: How One Indonesian Shrimp Farming Family is Planning for the Future

    GAA Films’ fifth documentary short film, which makes its debut at the end of November, tells the story of Rosida Idriss and her daughter, Aanisah Idriss, and their network of black tiger shrimp farms in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The story is peppered with plotlines that a lot of family-run seafood businesses can attest to — […]

  • Advocacy

    Kimberly Thompson and Jerry R. Schubel and the Most Asked Aquaculture Question

    During National Seafood Month we asked experts in the aquaculture world the question they’re asked most frequently. GAA: What’s the aquaculture question you’re asked the most? How do you answer? The question most people have is, “What is marine aquaculture?” Most people are familiar with land-based farms for beef, poultry, and produce, but farming in […]

  • GOAL

    Help GAA Provide Student Chefs with a Life-Changing Experience

    For the second consecutive year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) held a student chef cooking competition at its GOAL 2018 conference in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The purpose of the competition is to provide student chefs with a life-changing experience while partnering with local culinary institutions to work responsible aquaculture into their curriculums. Oftentimes, student chefs’ knowledge […]

  • Advocacy

    Steven Hedlund and the Most Asked Aquaculture Question

    During National Seafood Month we asked experts in the aquaculture world the question they’re asked most frequently. GAA: What’s the aquaculture question you’re asked the most? How do you answer? As GAA’s communications manager, I field lots of calls and emails from consumers who find the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) label on the package of […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA’s Hart Named Chairman of the Seafood Nutrition Partnership Board

    Almost a year after joining the board of directors for Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP), Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) VP Dr. Steve Hart has been named chairman of the board, effective Jan. 1, 2019. “Steve’s passion and energy has been invaluable to the board, along with his dedication to take SNP to the next level,” said […]