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  • Newsroom

    GAA-Supported China Seafood Summit to be Held in Shanghai on Nov. 10

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is proud to participate in the fourth annual China Seafood Summit once again this year. The event is typically held in conjunction with the China Fisheries & Seafood Expo (CFSE). After this year’s CFSE, which was scheduled to be held in Qingdao from Oct. 28 to 30, was cancelled due to […]

  • GOAL

    First Ever Virtual GOAL Conference Attracts 800 Active Participants

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2020 conference is in the books! Held virtually for the first time ever this year, the event was a success, with more than 4,000 pre-registered attendees, 800 of which logged on to the GOAL platform and application to watch the live stream of at least one of 10 sessions. This […]

  • GOAL

    GAA’s First Ever Virtual GOAL Conference Is Days Away

    We’re less than one week away from our first ever virtual GOAL conference, which is taking place from Oct. 5 to 8! If you are a Global Aquaculture Alliance individual or corporate member, you have already been pre-registered for the event and will receive log-in credentials via email on Sept. 30. If you are not […]

  • Membership

    Q&A with Matt Parker, Aquaculture Business Specialist

    Note: The Global Aquaculture Alliance spotlights various members dedicated to GAA’s mission of responsible aquaculture. Membership starts at only $50 for individuals and $5,000 for businesses. Start utilizing our extensive benefits. Featured this month is Matt Parker, Aquaculture Business Specialist at the University of Maryland Extension. Tell us a bit about your background. Way back when, […]

  • Newsroom

    Chris Trosin, BAP’s SVP of Business Development, Departs GAA

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance announced on Sept. 10 that Chris Trosin is stepping away from his role as senior VP of business development for Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) to pursue a new endeavor as owner of Metro Lobster & Seafood, a Rhode Island-based wholesaler and retailer. Trosin joined GAA as BAP’s VP of business development […]

  • Education

    The Basics of Farmed Seafood: A Roundup

    Editor’s note: Aquaculture 101 is a campaign run by the Global Aquaculture Alliance to educate the public about the basics of aquaculture, to disseminate information in an easily understandable way. The campaign dispels myths and gives facts about the promising future of the industry. Check out the hashtag #Aquaculture101 on social media for more information. There’s a lot […]

  • Membership

    Today’s Farmed Fish: Aquaculture Re-examined for the Conscious Consumer

    There’s no question whether the seafood industry landscape has progressed in recent decades – but how much exactly has changed? What new advancements have arisen, and how have they impacted farmed seafood as we know it? Today’s Farmed Fish (TFF) is a newly launched thought campaign providing support to consumers in making well-informed comparisons and […]

  • Education

    The Seafood Industry’s Ability to Reduce Inequality

    Editor’s note: Aquaculture 101 is a campaign run by the Global Aquaculture Alliance to educate the public about the basics of aquaculture, to disseminate information in an easily understandable way. The campaign dispels myths and gives facts about the promising future of the industry. In 2020, the focus of Aquaculture 101 is on the alignment of aquaculture […]

  • Newsroom

    Four New Members Appointed to GAA Standards Oversight Committee

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce the addition of four new members to its 12-member Standards Oversight Committee (SOC). Patrick Blow, aquaculture manager for Marks & Spencer, Simon Bush, professor and chair of the Environmental Policy Group at Wageningen University, Lukas Manomaitis, U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) aquaculture program lead technical consultant-Southeast Asia, and […]

  • Advocacy

    GAA Committed to Promoting Best Practices in Animal Health and Welfare Amid Compassion In World Farming Campaign

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is fully committed to promoting best practices in animal health and welfare, both through the extensive adoption of its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) standards as well as through its pre-competitive education and advocacy work. Animal health and welfare is one of the five pillars of the industry-leading BAP third-party certification program, […]