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    GAA, BAP Make Presence Known at China Fisheries & Seafood Expo

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division made their presence felt at the 23rd annual China Fisheries & Seafood Expo (CFSE) at the Qingdao International Expo Center in Qingdao, China, from Nov. 7 to 9. In addition to exhibiting at CFSE 2018, which featured more than 1,500 exhibiting companies from […]

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    GAA’s Hart Named Chairman of the Seafood Nutrition Partnership Board

    Almost a year after joining the board of directors for Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP), Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) VP Dr. Steve Hart has been named chairman of the board, effective Jan. 1, 2019. “Steve’s passion and energy has been invaluable to the board, along with his dedication to take SNP to the next level,” said […]

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    Wally Stevens Honored with 2018 GAA Lifetime Achievement Award

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is proud to announce that Wally Stevens is the recipient of this year’s GAA Lifetime Achievement Award. Stevens accepted the recognition, which has been renamed the Wallace R. Stevens Lifetime Achievement Award in his honor, at GAA’s GOAL 2018 conference in Guayaquil, Ecuador, on Wednesday, Sept. 26. “The thrill of […]

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    GAA’s New Executive Director Arrives in New Hampshire

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is pleased to welcome Andrew Mallison to its brand new headquarters in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA. Mallison accepted the role as GAA’s executive director in February, and his first official day with GAA was Aug. 6. Mallison comes to GAA from IFFO-The Marine Ingredients Organisation, where he had acted as […]

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    Global Seafood Assurances Launched to Address Gaps in Aquaculture, Fisheries Certification

    Global Seafood Assurances (GSA), a new, independent, not-for-profit organization established to meet marketplace and public expectations for assurances across the board in aquaculture and fisheries officially launched at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium, on April 25. The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) spearheaded the formation of the organization and will initially fund its operations. The […]

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    Join GAA In Brussels For Next Phase In Responsible Seafood

    Once again this year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is exhibiting at Seafood Expo Global (SEG) in Brussels, Belgium, with a number of activities on the docket, including a big announcement. Held at the Brussels Exhibition Centre, SEG is the world’s largest seafood exposition. Last year, the three-day event drew more than 28,500 seafood professionals […]

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    GAA, Barton Seaver Partner to Promote Responsible Aquaculture

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is partnering with chef, author and seafood advocate Barton Seaver to raise awareness of responsible aquaculture and the importance of sourcing seafood with provenance. The partnership centers on Seaver’s contribution to Cooking Light, writing a monthly column for the magazine featuring healthy seafood recipes. The first column, titled “3 Tips for […]

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    Chris Keller Rejoins BAP Market Development Team

    Chris Keller is back with the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) market development team, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in late February. Keller joined the organization in 2015 as BAP market development manager-retail for North America and was promoted to director of BAP market development for the Americas in 2016. After a stint with Sunnyvale Seafood, […]

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    GAA Announces Leadership Transition

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance on Feb. 15 announced a transition in its leadership. Industry veteran Andrew Mallison is joining GAA as executive director, as Wally Stevens, who has been in the role since 2007, steps aside to focus on other strategic ventures within the organization. Stevens will stay on as executive director through the transition, […]

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    Seafood Nutrition Partnership Names GAA’s Dr. Steve Hart to its Board

    Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) Vice President Dr. Steve Hart has joined the board of directors for Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP). Founded in 2013, SNP is a non-profit organization with a mission of inspiring a healthier America through partnerships and outreach to raise awareness about the essential nutritional benefits of eating seafood. SNP continues to support […]