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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 […]

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    GAA Welcomes Five New Directors to its Board

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce the addition of five new directors to its 20-member board. The transition came on March 16, when the board gathered for its biannual meeting at Seafood Expo North America in Boston. The new directors are Eric Bloom, president of U.S.-based importer Eastern Fish, who replaces his brother, […]

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    GAA, BAP Makes a Splash at Seafood Expo North America

    Once again this year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) exhibited at Seafood Expo North America (SENA). The 2019 edition of SENA — North America’s largest seafood trade show, with more than 1,340 exhibiting companies from 50-plus countries — took place at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, from March 17 […]

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    Canada’s CBC Set To Air Exposé On Shrimp, Antimicrobial Resistance

    On Friday, March 15, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC) is set to air an exposé on its popular consumer-watchdog program, Marketplace, on shrimp and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) titled “Testing Shrimp for Superbugs.” Due to the nature of the segment and its conversations with the CBC, the Global Aquaculture Alliance is concerned that the TV network […]

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    GAA’s First Ever Annual Report Highlights Accomplishments, Goals

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is pleased to announce that it has published its first ever annual report. The 32-page 2018 annual report — released on March 14, just prior to the 2019 edition of Seafood Expo North America (SENA) — lays out the 22-year-old organization’s accomplishments and goals for both its pre-competitive advocacy and education […]

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    GAA to Serve as Supporting Association at World Ocean Summit

    For the second year in a row, the Global Aquaculture Alliance has teamed up with The Economist for its World Ocean Summit as a supporting association. The World Ocean Summit takes place at St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from March 5 to 7. This year’s theme is “Building bridges,” and the […]

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    GAA Expecting a Busy Week in Boston for SENA 2019

    It’s been a cold few months at the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) headquarters in Portsmouth, N.H., but spring and seafood trade show season are right around the corner! We invite you to engage with GAA at Seafood Expo North America (SENA) at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, Mass., from March 17 to […]

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    Chamberlain, Mallison to Present at North Atlantic Seafood Forum

    Global Aquaculture Alliance President George Chamberlain is among the plenary speakers at the open of the North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) in Bergen, Norway, from March 5 to 7. GAA is a co-sponsor of the 14th annual event, which drew some 900 attendees and 120 speakers last year. Chamberlain is part of a March 6 […]

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    GAA Sponsors Aquaculture Innovation Challenge, Winners to Present at GOAL 2019

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is proud to announce its sponsorship of this year’s Aquaculture Innovation Challenge (AIC). Organized by the Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal (STIP) and announced on Jan. 8, the second competition is open to students and researchers, start-ups and small- and medium-sized enterprises with innovations that result in creating a more sustainable shrimp […]