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    Introducing the New Global Aquaculture Advocate Website

    Two months ago, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced the transition of its treasured publication, the Global Aquaculture Advocate, from print to digital. On Thursday, the brand new Advocate website, GAA Advocate, will be officially unveiled. Since 1998, the Global Aquaculture Advocate has been integral to GAA’s identity as a trusted source of information on responsible […]

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    GAA, IDH Visit Grobest Vietnam To Talk Collaboration

    Following last month’s Vietnam Fisheries International Exhibition (Vietfish) in Ho Chi Minh City, representatives from the Global Aquaculture Alliance and its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division and The Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH) visited a Grobest feed mill in Vietnam to discuss ways to collaborate with key GAA supporters. GAA and IDH are working together to […]

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    Social Responsibility Specialist Joins GAA Standards Oversight Committee

    Birgitte Krogh-Poulsen is the newest member of the Global Aquaculture Alliance Standards Oversight Committee (SOC), the organization announced in early September. Krogh-Poulsen is an independent consultant for Poulsen Consulting, with more than 15 years of experience in international development work in Africa and Asia, specializing in child protection, elimination of child labor, forced labor and […]

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    Peter Carpenter Hired As BAP Certification Manager

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division has expanded its management team with the addition of Peter Carpenter as BAP certification manager, effective immediately. Carpenter comes to BAP with more than 30 years of seafood experience, most recently with Aqua Star. As BAP certification manager, Carpenter will provide full customer service to BAP-certified […]

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    Global Aquaculture Advocate Website To Launch In October

    Since 1998, the Global Aquaculture Advocate has been a trusted source of information on responsible aquaculture. It will continue to be for years to come with the October 2015 launch of a new Advocate website, featuring a variety of production-, supply- and market-related aquaculture news. The new Advocate website will blend the best of the […]

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    Evolving GAA Partnerships Point To GOAL 2016 In China

    China is the world’s leading aquaculture producer, and now one of the leading global aquaculture importers, as well. Although China’s shrimp-farming industry has been experiencing reduced output due to production problems, the industry is striving to improve itself through improved practices and policies. A team of Global Aquaculture Alliance representatives visited China in early August to […]

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    The Lasting Legacy of Bill and Betty More

    The husband-and-wife team of Bill and Betty More may not be widely known throughout the global seafood industry, but their work in aquaculture has earned them admiration and respect in many parts of the world where seafood is produced. Not only do the Mores possess vast knowledge and experience gained over a half-century, they constantly […]

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    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 SeafoodSource.com, a daily seafood news website with more than 40,000 subscribers worldwide. SeafoodSource.com 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 […]

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    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, […]