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    Full Report on Southeast Asian Fishmeal Fisheries Released

    In April, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and IFFO, the Marine Ingredients Organisation, released the main findings of a joint-funded project improving the understanding of Southeast Asia fisheries that supply raw material for fishmeal production. The report was produced by Duncan Leadbitter of Fish Matter Pty. Ltd. after approximately 10 months of data gathering, using […]

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    At GOAL 2019, GAA, BAP Supporters Ramp Up 2020 Sustainability Commitments

    Supporters of the Global Aquaculture Alliance and its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program reinforced their commitment to responsible aquaculture at the organization’s GOAL 2019 conference by disclosing one or more sustainability-related initiatives for 2020. At the beginning of GOAL 2019 in Chennai, India, GAA CEO Andrew Mallison challenged the audience of about 475 […]

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    GOAL 2019 in India Draws 475 Attendees, Makes Headlines

    Another edition of the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL (Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership) conference is in the books! GOAL 2019, held at the Leela Palace in Chennai, India, from Oct. 21 to 24, drew 475 attendees, up more than 25 percent from GOAL 2018 in Guayaquil, Ecuador. This year’s conference, the 20th installment of GOAL […]

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    GAA launches Recognized Trainers, Consultants and Experts Program

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance has announced the launch of its Recognized Trainers, Consultants and Experts (TCE) program. The program consists of a database of trainers, consultants and experts, hosted on GAA’s MyGAA online community, as a means to connect professionals with aquaculture producers aiming to improve their processes. The mission of the program is to […]

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    Robert Jones Joins GAAs Board of Directors

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce that Robert Jones has joined the GAA board of directors, effectively immediately, the organization announced in early August. Jones is the global aquaculture lead for The Nature Conservancy, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization with a mission to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. […]

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    GAA Joins #benefishal Campaign

    If we who know aquaculture best won’t speak up in its defense, we’ll never realize its potential.” – CleanFish If you are in the aquaculture industry, it’s likely you’ve been asked, “Isn’t farmed fish bad?” or “Isn’t farmed fish unsafe?” at some point. Despite the environmental, social and technological advancements the sector has made in […]

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    GAA, GSA at Brussels: Highlights from Seafood’s Biggest Stage

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is once again exhibiting at Seafood Expo Global (SEG) in Brussels, Belgium, from May 7 to 9, 2019. Here are the highlights from the three-day show, which an included a series of presentations in GAA exhibit 7-1405 and the Wednesday luncheon “Beyond 2020: A New World of Assurances.” […]

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    First Overarching Study for South-East Asian Fishmeal Industry Provides Recommendations

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and IFFO, the Marine Ingredients Organisation, today released the findings from a joint-funded project that improves the understanding of Southeast Asia fisheries that supply raw material for fishmeal production. The report was produced by Duncan Leadbitter (Fish Matter Pty Ltd) after approximately 10 months of data gathering, using both publicly […]

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    Chamberlain Keynotes Animal Health Conference in Chile

    Global Aquaculture Alliance President George Chamberlain was a keynote speaker at the World Organization for Animal Health’s Global Conference on Aquatic Animal Health in Santiago, Chile, from April 2 to 4. Featuring more than 30 speakers, the conference highlighted the critical contribution of aquatic animal health programs to improving aquaculture productivity and sustainability. It also […]

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    Wednesday Luncheon Anchors GAA Activities in Brussels

    Last year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) made a big splash on one of the world’s biggest seafood stages with the launch of Global Seafood Assurances (GSA), a new, independent, not-for-profit organization established to provide credible supply-chain assurances for farmed and wild seafood while addressing gaps in aquaculture and fisheries certification. This year, GAA once […]