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Articles in the Category Opportunities and Resources

  • 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 […]

  • GOAL

    Chennai, India, To Host GAA’s GOAL 2019 Conference

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2019 conference will be held in Chennai, India, from Oct. 21 to 24, the organization announced at its GOAL 2018 conference in Guayaquil, Ecuador, on Sept. 26. It is the first time that GOAL will be held in India in its 19-year history. It is also the 20th installment of […]

  • MyGAA

    Three Reasons Why You Should Download the New MyGAA App

    Last week, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced the launch of the new MyGAA app to accompany the MyGAA online community — another tool for aquaculture professionals and enthusiasts to connect and engage (instructions for how to download below). Download the app for on-the-go access: The MyGAA app allows users to utilize all of their favorite resources […]

  • GOAL

    Five Reasons to Join GAA at its GOAL 2018 Conference

    Join the Global Aquaculture Alliance at its GOAL 2018 conference in Guayaquil, Ecuador, from Sept. 25 to 27 for insightful program content, exclusive networking events, tour opportunities, membership benefits and more! When you’re ready to initiate the registration process, log in to your GAA user account and click on “GOAL 2018 Conference Registration.” See you in […]

  • GOAL

    GOAL 2018: Tour Ecuador’s Thriving Shrimp Sector

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is currently offering three industry tours immediately before and after its GOAL 2018 conference in Guayaquil, Ecuador, from Sept. 25 to 27. Check out this slide show for information on each tour. To confirm your participation, register for the conference and select the appropriate tour or tours when prompted. Transportation is […]

  • GAA Films

    ‘Where There Is Trout’ Documentary Short Film Wins Award

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is delighted to announce that one of its documentary short films by GAA Films won an award at the Mexico International Film Festival. The announcement came on May 31 at a screening of GAA Films’ four documentary short films at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) in Portland, Maine. Held […]

  • GAA Films

    GAA Films Debuts Episode 4: ‘Aloha for This Place’

    GAA Films, the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s documentary short film initiative, has debuted its fourth episode. Titled “Aloha for This Place,” the eight-minute episode follows the lives of three young fish farmers living on the Big Island of Hawaii. The episode explores what “being Hawaiian” means to these non-native residents and how farming fish affects their […]

  • Membership

    Q&A with Donna Lanzetta of Manna Fish Farms

    Editor’s note: In 2018, the Global Aquaculture Alliance will spotlight various members dedicated to GAA’s mission of responsible aquaculture. Membership starts at only $50 for individuals and $500 for businesses. Start utilizing our extensive benefits. Featured this month is Donna Lanzetta of Manna Fish Farms in New York. Tell us about your background. I’m a lifelong seafood […]