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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 […]

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    BAP’s Heerin Named GAA Special Advisor

    December, 2012 The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), the leading standards-setting organization for aquaculture seafood, has asked Jim Heerin to serve in a new role as special advisor to the GAA. In his new role, Heerin will advise GAA Executive Director Wally Stevens, GAA President George Chamberlain and GAA Chief Financial Officer Jeff Fort on matters […]

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    GAA Addresses Aquaculture’s Future At SeaWeb Seafood Summit

    Global Aquaculture Alliance Executive Director Wally Stevens was among three panelists participating in the opening plenary on the future of aquaculture at the three-day SeaWeb Seafood Summit at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, on Feb. 9. Together with Dr. Michael Rubino, director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s office of aquaculture, and […]

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    GAA Co-Hosting 2015 China International Aquatic Products Exposition

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is proud to announce that it is co-hosting the 2015 China International Aquatic Products Exposition at the Zhanjiang International Convention and Exhibition Centre in Zhanjiang, China, from June 18 to 20, 2015. The exposition is organized by the China Aquatic Production Chamber of Commerce (APCC). Co-hosting along with GAA are […]

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    GAA To Co-Sponsor Asia-Pacific Aquaculture Expo 2015

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is proud to announce that it is co-organizing the Asia-Pacific Aquaculture Expo 2015 in Xiamen, China, with China Aquatic Products Processing and Marketing Alliance (CAPPMA) from May 25 to 27. The Asia-Pacific region represents appropriately 85% of global aquaculture production, with China accounting for two-thirds of the total. The Asia-Pacific […]