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    At GOAL 2014, Delegates Celebrate Vietnamese Leadership

    Held concurrently with its GOAL 2014 conference, the Global Aquaculture Alliance on Oct. 9 held a special event titled “Celebrating Leadership in Vietnam’s Aquaculture Industry.” About 150 delegates attended the event, which was free of charge and open to all interested stakeholders. The event was quite a success. The three-hour program was devoted to celebrating […]

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    GOAL 2014 Blog: Greetings From Vietnam

    Friday, Oct. 10, 5:00 p.m.—GAA, IFFO, Lyons Seafoods Co. and Wm Morrison Supermarkets have collectively agreed to a position statement on the social concerns related to aqua feed production. The announcement came on the final day of GAA’s GOAL 2014 conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Thursday, Oct. 10, 12:55 p.m.—See you in Vancouver […]

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    GAA Participates In GFSI Focus Day

    Lisa Goché, VP of the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division, participated in the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Focus Day conference in Mexico City on Sept. 9. It was the first GFSI Focus Day to be held in Mexico. It was attended by more than 400 stakeholders from around the world, including […]

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    GAA Builds Relationship with Vietnam Pangasius Association

    Editor’s note: The following is an open letter to Global Aquaculture Alliance stakeholders regarding the Vietnam Pangasius Association. Dear GAA stakeholder, In early August, the Global Aquaculture Alliance exhibited at the Vietnam Fisheries International Exhibition (Vietfish 2014) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, with much success. The details were outlined in the September-October edition of […]

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    After Productive Vietfish 2014, GAA Builds Momentum In Vietnam

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) made a splash at the Vietnam Fisheries International Exhibition (Vietfish 2014) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, in early August. In addition to exhibiting at the three-day exhibition — hosted by the Vietnam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and organized by the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and […]

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    New GAA Members From Vietnam, India

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance in mid-August welcomed two companies to its growing list of members. SeaVina Joint Stock Co. is GAA’s newest Governing Member. SeaVina is a seafood processor and exporter based in Can Tho City, Vietnam. Established in 2009, it exports shrimp and Pangasius to Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and the Middle East. In […]

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    Long-Time Aqua Feed Professional: Feed Is An Investment, Not A Cost

    Editor’s note: The following column is the second in a series of columns written by GAA Communications Manager Steven Hedlund. Titled “Communicator’s Corner,” the column profiles aquaculture and seafood professionals whose leadership, sense of innovation and emphasis on education and communication set them apart. The column will also appear in the September-October issue of the […]

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    BAP Certification Scheme Added To FishChoice.com

    Add the Global Aquaculture Alliance to the list sustainable seafood organizations promoted by FishChoice.com, a web-based platform that helps businesses that buy and sell sustainable seafood. A profile of GAA’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification scheme has been added to FishChoice.com following the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch® program’s decision this year to rate […]

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    GAA Exhibiting, Presenting At Vietfish 2014

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is exhibiting at the Vietnam Fisheries International Exhibition (Vietfish 2014) at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, from Aug. 6 to 8. Hosted by the Vietnam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and organized by the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), […]

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    GAA Recognizes Two Chinese Companies at Zhanjiang Expo

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance has presented Zhanjiang Guolian Aquatic Products Co. Ltd. and Allied Pacific Group with its “Commitment to Excellence” award. The two Chinese companies were recognized for their commitment to the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program. To qualify, a company’s first facility must be certified for at least seven consecutive years, […]