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    GAA, Gfresh Sign Memorandum Of Understanding

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Gfresh in which the two organizations will work collectively to promote responsible aquaculture in China. As part of the agreement, Gfresh, an online marketplace for seafood, will promote on its e-commerce platform products from Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)-certified facilities, encouraging Chinese and international […]

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    RAF Launches New Online Courses in Chinese, Vietnamese, Spanish

    The Responsible Aquaculture Foundation (RAF) has broadened its online education program with translations in Chinese, Vietnamese and Spanish of courses on managing major shrimp diseases at aquaculture farms and hatcheries. The translated versions of Managing Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei at Shrimp Farms, Managing Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei at Shrimp Hatcheries, Managing Early Mortality Syndrome at Shrimp Farms and Managing […]

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    Melanie Siggs Named GAA’s Director of Strategic Engagements

    Melanie Siggs has joined the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) in the newly created position of Director of Strategic Engagements, the organization announced on July 19. In this role, Siggs will help explore the creation of products and services that meet GAA’s goal of adding value, and values, to the organization’s proposition while advocating, educating and […]

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    Keller Promoted to Director of BAP Market Development for the Americas

    Chris Keller has been named director of Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) market development for the Americas, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in early July. The promotion comes 14 months after Keller joined GAA as BAP market development manager-retail for North America. Keller will oversee the market development team in North America, working with Molly Jacques […]

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    Peter Redmond To Depart GAA, BAP

    Peter Redmond, vice president of market development for the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division, is leaving the organization following an eight-year stint in which BAP, the world’s leading third-party aquaculture certification program, grew tremendously. Redmond has been instrumental in the organization’s growth and the marketplace’s acceptance, and embracement, of the concept of […]

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    RAF Offers New Online Courses on EHP Management

    The Responsible Aquaculture Foundation (RAF) has expanded its online education program with two new courses on managing EHP at aquaculture facilities for shrimp. EHP is an acronym for a disease named after Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei, a tiny parasite that disrupts the digestive systems of shrimp and results in slow growth and wide size variation. Affecting shrimp […]

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    CNA Coordinating Donations for Earthquake Victims

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s thoughts and prayers are with the people of Ecuador following Saturday’s devastating earthquake. We’d like to express our condolences to those in the aquaculture community who have been affected by this tragedy, as they attend to their family, friends and businesses. It’s at times like these that the global aquaculture community […]

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    Tim Hogan Joins BAP As Market Development Manager-West Coast

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture PracticesBest Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division has expanded its market development team with the addition of Tim Hogan as BAP’s market development manager, representing the west coast of North America. Hogan comes to BAP with more than 20 years of food manufacturing and retail experience, especially on the supply side […]

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    GAA Rings In Next 20 Years With Refreshed Brand Identity

    Approaching its 20th anniversary next year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance on March 23 unveiled a refreshed brand identity acknowledging the nonprofit organization’s legacy of feeding the world through responsible aquaculture while better positioning it for growth and greater appeal. The centerpiece of the refreshed brand identity is a new logo. The logo features a symbol […]

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    Scenes from Boston: GAA’s Membership & Update Meeting at SENA 2016

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s annual Membership & Update Meeting at Seafood Expo North America drew approximately 75 attendees. Discussed at the meeting was the latest developments in the BAP certification program, the new iBAP program, GAA’s stance on social responsibility, the Responsible Aquaculture Foundation’s new online platform for disease management, and the new Global Aquaculture […]