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    Marcos Moya To Oversee BAP Facilities Development

    December, 2014 The Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in December that Marcos Moya will be joining the staff of its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division on a full-time basis as manager of the BAP facilities development business unit, effective Jan. 1, 2015. Previously, Moya acted as head of BAP’s expansion team in Latin America and Europe […]

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    M&J Seafood’s Mike Berthet Joins GAA Board of Directors

    November, 2014 Mike Berthet of M&J Seafood/Brakes Group has joined the board of directors of the Global Aquaculture Alliance, the leading standards-setting organization for aquaculture seafood. Berthet is director of fish and seafood for M&J Seafood. A qualified chef with 30-plus years of seafood experience, Berthet represents M&J on sustainability issues and ensures that the […]

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    Iain Shone To Continue With GAA As Development Director

    August, 2014 The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is delighted to announce that long-time supporter Iain Shone will continue with the organization, acting as its Development Director. Shone has been committed to GAA’s mission of responsible aquaculture for 15 years, supporting the development the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program from the outset and guiding […]

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    Carson Roper Joins BAP Market Development Team

    April, 2014 The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division has expanded its market development team with the addition of Carson Roper as BAP’s international business development manager. Roper will work with Peter Redmond, BAP VP of market development, to build and expand relationships with seafood suppliers, distributors, retailers and foodservice operators in Europe […]

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    Marshall To Chair GAA’s Zone Management Technical Committee

    March, 2014 The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) announced at Seafood Expo North America on March 17 that it is establishing a Zone Management Technical Committee to initiate the process of drafting Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) standards for zone management. Peter Marshall, founder and former CEO of Global Trust Certification, will chair the committee. The chairman’s […]

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    GAA’s Wally Stevens To Lead Responsible Aquaculture Foundation

    After seven years as executive director of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), Wally Stevens will be transitioning to a leadership role with the Responsible Aquaculture Foundation (RAF), a charitable organization established by GAA under Stevens’ leadership to offer education and training in support of responsible aquaculture. Under Stevens’ leadership, GAA has experienced unprecedented growth over […]

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    Ben Gurion University Professor Wins Inaugural Aquaculture Innovation Award

    October, 2013 Amir Sagi, Ph.D., a professor at Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Israel, is the winner of the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s inaugural Novus Global Aquaculture Innovation Award, sponsored by Novusr. Sagi was presented with the award at GAA’s GOAL 2013 conference in Paris, France, on Wednesday, Oct. 9. Dr. Sagi’s innovation—which involves […]

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    GAA To Honor Renowned Shrimp Pathologist at GOAL 2013

    September, 2013 The Global Aquaculture Alliance is recognizing renowned shrimp pathologist Dr. Donald Lightner with a Lifetime Achievement Award at its GOAL 2013 conference in Paris, France, the organization announced in early September. He will accept the award on Wednesday, Oct. 9. Dr. Lightner is a shrimp and finfish pathologist in the University of Arizona’s School […]

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    GAA To Honor Aquaculture Pioneer At GOAL 2013

    August, 2013 The Global Aquaculture Alliance is recognizing aquaculture pioneer Bjørn Myrseth with a Lifetime Achievement Award at its GOAL 2013 conference in Paris, France, the organization announced in late August. Mr. Myrseth will accept the award at the start of the three-day GOAL 2013 conference program on Oct. 8. “Bjørn is not only a […]

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    Murali Krishna Bujji To Oversee BAP Program Integrity

    August, 2013 Former Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) auditor Murali Krishna Bujji has joined the BAP staff as the international certification system’s new program integrity manager, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in mid-August.In his new role, Bujji helps monitor the performance of certification bodies that implement the BAP standards and assists in auditor and industry training […]