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    Chris Trosin, BAP’s SVP of Business Development, Departs GAA

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance announced on Sept. 10 that Chris Trosin is stepping away from his role as senior VP of business development for Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) to pursue a new endeavor as owner of Metro Lobster & Seafood, a Rhode Island-based wholesaler and retailer. Trosin joined GAA as BAP’s VP of business development […]

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    GAA’s COVID-19 Blog: GAA Creates COVID-19 Guidance Document for Seafood Processing Facilities

    Editor’s note: The Global Aquaculture Alliance is keeping its members and stakeholders up to date on announcements related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in this blog. Please check back here regularly for information. September 11, 2020: GAA Creates COVID-19 Guidance Document for Seafood Supply Chain Our team at Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) has created a […]

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    GAA Congratulates GSA, Seafish on Release of Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) congratulates Global Seafood Assurances (GSA), the independent, not-for-profit organization it established in April 2018, for officially taking ownership of the Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard (RFVS) from Seafish on June 10, following a two-year, open and collaborative development process. RFVS, which is the next iteration of Seafish’s Responsible Fishing Scheme (RFS), […]

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    Aquaculture Backgrounds for Your Virtual Meetings

    Are you finding yourself having more virtual meetings during this period of self-isolation and digital connection? We here at Global Aquaculture Alliance and Best Aquaculture Practices have created some fun graphics for you to use in your online meetings! You can download aquaculture-themed virtual backgrounds below. Save them to your computer before beginning the steps […]

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    GAA Publishes Its 2019 Annual Report

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is pleased to announce that it has published its 2019 annual report. Released today, the 36-page 2019 annual report lays out the 23-year-old organization’s accomplishments in 2019 and goals for both its pre-competitive advocacy and education work as well as its industry-leading third-party aquaculture certification program, Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP). […]

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    GAA, BAP Exhibiting at Germany’s Fish International

    For the first time ever, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is exhibiting at Fish International in Bremen, Germany, from Feb. 9 to 11. Held every other year at the Bremen Exhibition & Conference Centre, Fish International features around 300 exhibitors from 29 countries and more than 12,000 visitors this year. GAA and its industry-leading Best […]

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    Join GAA’s activities at SENA 2020!

    The beginning of another new year means the beginning of another trade show season for the seafood industry! We invite you to join us at Seafood Expo North America (SENA) 2020 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, Mass., from March 15 to 17. The Global Aquaculture Alliance has multiple activities planned at booth […]

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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 […]