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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, […]

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    Commitment To Excellence: A Young Guolian Sets Sights On Future

    Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of profiles recognizing companies for their commitment to responsible aquaculture and the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program. The “Commitment to Excellence” seal denotes the number of years a company has been committed to the BAP program. To qualify, a company’s first facility must be […]

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    GAA Participates In Asian Aquaculture Insurance & Risk Management Conference

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Carson Roper and Marcos Moya were among the more than 25 presenters at the inaugural Asian Aquaculture Insurance & Risk Management Conference at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers in Kowloon, Hong Kong, from May 13 to 15. Organized by AUMS Ltd., the three-day conference centered on the transfer of aquaculture insurance […]

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    Brussels Blog: GAA at Seafood Expo Global

    Thursday, May 8, 4:00 p.m.—As the 2014 edition of Seafood Expo Global came to an end, representatives of GAA, the Aquaculture Stewardship Council and GLOBALG.A.P. met to frame the next steps toward achieving efficiencies across the three certification programs. It’s been one year since the three organizations signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Brussels, […]