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Articles in the Category Opportunities and Resources

  • Membership

    GAA and World Aquaculture Society Announce Strategic Partnership

    This week, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and the World Aquaculture Society (WAS), two well-respected membership organizations, entered into a Strategic Partnership with the intent to provide more resources to their combined member base and drive mutual goals in the name of advancing responsible aquaculture. The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s vision statement, “A world that embraces […]

  • GOAL

    STIP Signs On As GOAL 2019 Contributing Partner

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce that the Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal (STIP) will be a contributing partner of GAA’s GOAL 2019 conference as part of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that the two organizations signed on March 27. This year’s GOAL (Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership) conference will be held at the […]

  • Opportunities and Resources

    Bizarre Foods star Andrew Zimmern: Aquaculture ‘helps save our planet’

    Celebrity chef, über traveler and author hosts ‘future of food’ panel at SXSW conference and invites Advocate editor to join the discussion Note: This article first appeared on the Global Aquaculture Advocate.  You don’t often see “farm to table” menus quite like this: Fresh oysters from Massachusetts. White sturgeon caviar from California. Striped bass from Baja California. […]

  • GOAL

    Aqua-Spark Signs On As GOAL 2019 Contributing Partner

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce that Aqua-Spark will be a contributing partner of GAA’s GOAL 2019 conference as part of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that the two organizations signed on March 26. This year’s GOAL (Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership) conference will be held at the Leela Palace in Chennai, India, […]

  • Membership

    Member Feature: Friendship, Fervor and Fish

    It’s not a story you hear every day in the aquaculture sector: three childhood friends teaching inner-city kids to grow food (tilapia, in this case) in an area of Cleveland, Ohio, known as “The Forgotten Triangle.” The population and investment in The Forgotten Triangle have declined dramatically in recent years, and the neighborhood has experienced […]

  • GOAL

    Risk management for the aquaculture industry

    Last year, Gallagher, a global insurance brokerage and risk management service, partnered with the Global Aquaculture Alliance to sponsor its GOAL 2018 conference in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Though their approaches differ, Gallagher and GAA’s Best Aquaculture Practices, the industry’s leading and most comprehensive third-party aquaculture certification program, seek to minimize risk in aquaculture. In early January, […]

  • Membership

    Join the Global Aquaculture Alliance on Giving Tuesday

    Join the Global Aquaculture Alliance on #GivingTuesday! Because, real change in farming practices starts here, with you. We’re celebrating a year of changing the perception of aquaculture. As I’m sure you’re already aware, aquaculture that is executed poorly can be damaging to human health, precious natural resources, and economies. By becoming a member, you are […]

  • Education

    GAA Films: How One Indonesian Shrimp Farming Family is Planning for the Future

    GAA Films’ fifth documentary short film, which makes its debut at the end of November, tells the story of Rosida Idriss and her daughter, Aanisah Idriss, and their network of black tiger shrimp farms in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The story is peppered with plotlines that a lot of family-run seafood businesses can attest to — […]

  • GOAL

    Help GAA Provide Student Chefs with a Life-Changing Experience

    For the second consecutive year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) held a student chef cooking competition at its GOAL 2018 conference in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The purpose of the competition is to provide student chefs with a life-changing experience while partnering with local culinary institutions to work responsible aquaculture into their curriculums. Oftentimes, student chefs’ knowledge […]