Articles in the Category General

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    Four New Members Appointed to GAA Standards Oversight Committee

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce the addition of four new members to its 12-member Standards Oversight Committee (SOC). Patrick Blow, aquaculture manager for Marks & Spencer, Simon Bush, professor and chair of the Environmental Policy Group at Wageningen University, Lukas Manomaitis, U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) aquaculture program lead technical consultant-Southeast Asia, and […]

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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, […]