Articles in the Category General

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    GSA Saddened By Loss Of Former GAA Board Member Ray Jones

    The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) is saddened to hear of the passing of former Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) board member Ray Jones. Ray served on the GAA board of directors from 2003 to 2016. He was an expert on technical issues such as quality assurance programs, nutritional labeling, residue and pathogen testing and U.S. Food […]

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    Shakuntala Thilsted, Jenna Stoner Join Standards Oversight Committee

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its 12-member Standards Oversight Committee (SOC). Dr. Shakuntala Thilsted, global lead for nutrition and public health at WorldFish and this year’s World Food Prize Laureate, and Jenna Stoner, aquaculture program director at Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), joined the SOC on […]

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    Applications Sought for Ninth Annual Global Aquaculture Innovation Award

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is now accepting applications for its ninth annual Global Aquaculture Innovation Award. The application deadline is Thursday, July 15. Established in 2012, the competition recognizes individuals and companies finding new solutions to the key challenges facing aquaculture. Examples of aquaculture innovations include technologies that mitigate the occurrence of animal diseases […]

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    GAA Partners With NASF For Third Consecutive Year

    For the third consecutive year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is partnering with the North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF), co-sponsoring the Sustainability Seminar with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) on Thursday, June 10. Additionally, GAA President and Co-Founder George Chamberlain is among the 160 speakers, presenting on global shrimp-aquaculture production trends as part of the […]

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    Global Seafood Alliance Board Meets for First Time Following Global Aquaculture Alliance, Global Seafood Assurances Merger

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has officially changed its name to the Global Seafood Alliance following votes by the GAA board of directors and the board of directors of its sister organization, Global Seafood Assurances. The new name reflects the merger and the nonprofit organization’s growing involvement in wild fisheries through the addition of the […]

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    Innovation Award Application Deadline Extended to July 10

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance has extended the application deadline for the eighth annual Global Aquaculture Innovation Award from June 15 to July 10. In 2012, GAA established the competition to recognize individuals and companies finding new solutions to the key challenges facing aquaculture. What is an aquaculture innovation? Examples include technologies that mitigate the occurrence […]

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    GAA-Commissioned Study Evaluates Best Practices in Animal Welfare in Salmon

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) on May 26 published the results of a study designed to identify and strengthen best practices for animal welfare in aquaculture. The completion of the study signifies a milestone in a multi-phase project that began in December 2017 when GAA was awarded a $435,000 grant from the Open Philanthropy Project. […]

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    GAA’s Hart to Speak at CAPPMA’s Zhejiang Online Seafood Trade Fair

    Global Aquaculture Alliance VP Steve Hart is among the speakers giving opening remarks at the Zhejiang Online Seafood Trade Fair on May 25. Organized by the China Aquatic Products Processing and Marketing Association (CAPPMA), this year’s event, which runs from May 25 to 29, is virtual. Hart’s pre-recorded speech will focus on the impact of […]

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    GAA Launches Connect, New Online Aquaculture Community

    In a time when digital connection is as important as ever, the Global Aquaculture Alliance is excited to announce the launch of Connect! Connect is an online community forum for aquaculture professionals to network, ask questions and learn. It’s the LinkedIn equivalent of the seafood and aquaculture space. The platform is open for anyone to join, […]