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    First Overarching Study for South-East Asian Fishmeal Industry Provides Recommendations

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and IFFO, the Marine Ingredients Organisation, today released the findings from a joint-funded project that improves the understanding of Southeast Asia fisheries that supply raw material for fishmeal production. The report was produced by Duncan Leadbitter (Fish Matter Pty Ltd) after approximately 10 months of data gathering, using both publicly […]

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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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    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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    Melanie Siggs Speaks at Economist’s World Ocean Summit

    Melanie Siggs, director of strategic engagements for the Global Aquaculture Alliance, was among three speakers participating in a panel discussion on sustainable aquaculture at the World Ocean Summit in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on March 6. Organized by The Economist, the conference drew hundreds of attendees from various marine-related sectors, and aquaculture is a more prominent […]

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    GAA, Conservation NGOs Making Waves in California

    GAA has for many years been an advocate of conservation and reducing environmental impact in aquaculture. Our work has involved partnering with environmental groups – some of whom sit on our governance committees for the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) program – and these relationships are incredibly valuable to our vision as an organization. The Conservation […]

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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 […]