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  • Newsroom

    James Wright Joins GAA As Editorial Manager

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce that James Wright has joined the organization, effective July 6. Wright will act as GAA’s editorial manager. Wright comes to GAA from Diversified Communications, where he acted as senior editor of, a daily seafood news website with more than 40,000 subscribers worldwide. is part of […]

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    Tilapia Survey Demonstrates GAA’s Commitment To Responsible Aquaculture

    Since its inception in 1997, The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s philosophy has been to proactively identify the challenges facing aquaculture and to implement practical solutions that lead to continual improvements over time. One such challenge is the use of antibiotics in aquaculture. Restrictions on antibiotic use are addressed in great detail in both the Best Aquaculture […]

  • Newsroom

    Steve Hart Joins GAA As VP Of Education, Outreach

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce that Steven Hart will be joining the organization as vice president of education and outreach, effective June 29. In his role, Hart will perform a range of functions involving communications, coordination, and program development and management. His responsibilities will include developing educational materials on responsible aquaculture practices, […]

  • Newsroom

    Chris Keller Joins BAP As Market Development Manager-Retail

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division has expanded its market development team with the addition of Chris Keller as BAP’s market development manager-retail for North America. Keller comes to BAP with more than 20 years of retail experience, most notably with Walmart Stores. While at Walmart for 15 years, Keller held numerous […]

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    Applications Sought for Preferred Freezer Services Global Aquaculture Innovation & Leadership Award

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is accepting applications for the Preferred Freezer Services Global Aquaculture Innovation & Leadership Award, the organization announced on May 21. This is the third consecutive year that GAA has organized the competition and the second consecutive year that Preferred Freezer Services has sponsored the competition. Preferred Freezer Services is also a […]

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    GAA Adds To Market Development Team In Australia, New Zealand

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance welcomes Norm Grant and Kent Inglis to the market development team of GAA’s Best Aquaculture Practices division. Grant and Inglis will act as business development manager for BAP in Australia and New Zealand, respectively. “We are very excited that Norm and Kent are joining GAA as it carries out its mission […]

  • Newsroom

    Two More Members Join RAF Board

    Dr. Everett Barnes Jr. of RMC Research Corporation and Dr. Michael Tlusty of the New England Aquarium have joined the board of directors of the Responsible Aquaculture Foundation (RAF), the educational arm of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA). Barnes is president and owner of RMC Research Corporation, a private government consulting company he joined in […]

  • Education

    Sustainable Seafood — Are You Truly Covered?

    Sustainable seafood is a top-10 trend in the National Restaurant Association’s “What’s Hot in 2015” survey, and sourcing seafood responsibly is a priority for chefs and foodservice providers in the United States and worldwide. But are you truly covered? Sourcing from the Best Aquaculture Practices program means your seafood came from third-party certified facilities that […]

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    GAA, D-Fish Vietnam Sign Agreement At Seafood Expo Global

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Directorate of Fisheries (D-Fish) Vietnam in which the two organizations will work collaboratively to advance responsible aquaculture in Vietnam and globally through the exchange of information and research. Carson Roper, international business development manager for GAA’s Best Aquaculture Practices division, and […]