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    GOAL 2014 Roundup: Investment, Smallholder Engagement Focus of Day 2

    The need for the global aquaculture industry to better attract capital and investment and to better engage smallholders (i.e. small-scale, family farmers) was the highlight of the Day 2 plenary at the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2014 conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on Oct. 9. Although topics ranged from food safety to aquaculture […]

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    GOAL 2014 Roundup: Aquafeed Seminar Centers on Environmental, Social Concerns

    Aquafeed was the focus of a seminar at the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2014 conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on Oct. 7. For the first time, the organization dedicated an entire day of its four-day conference program to a particular topic — aquafeed, which garnered a lot of interest at GOAL 2013. Separate […]

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    GOAL 2014 Roundup: Speakers Address Array Of Issues

    With a successful GOAL 2014 in the rearview mirror, the Global Aquaculture Alliance is gearing up for a productive GOAL 2015 in Vancouver, Canada— the first time in six years that the GOAL conference is being held in North America and the first time ever that it’s being held in Canada. (Click here to visit […]

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    GAA Welcomes Beaver Street, H.J. Baker

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance welcomes two U.S.-based companies as its newest members. Beaver Street Fisheries is a new GAA Governing Member. Beaver Street is a leading importer, manufacturer and distributor of frozen seafood from the United States and around the world. For more than 60 years, it has provided quality products to the foodservice market […]

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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 […]