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  • Opportunities and Resources

    Advocate Editor Attending Four Industry Events in Q1

    Global Aquaculture Advocate Editor James Wright will be reporting and writing from four industry events in the first quarter of 2018, beginning next week with the National Fisheries Institute’s Global Seafood Marketing Conference (GSMC). The publication, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, supports the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s (GAA) mission of feeding the world through […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Accepting Applications for 2018 Global Aquaculture Innovation Award

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is now accepting applications for the 2018 Global Aquaculture Innovation Award. The competition was established by GAA in 2012 to recognize individuals and companies finding new solutions to the key challenges facing aquaculture. Examples include technologies that mitigate the occurrence of animal diseases or parasites, or that reduce or eliminate the use […]

  • GOAL

    GOAL Conference Returns to Latin America for First Time in Seven Years

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2018 conference will be held at the Hilton Colon Guayaquil in Guayaquil, Ecuador, from Sept. 25 to 27, the organization announced in conjunction with Ecuador’s Cámara Nacional de Acuacultura (CNA) on Jan. 8. This is the first time in seven years that GOAL is being held in Latin America and […]

  • GOAL

    La Conferencia GOAL Regresa a América Latina por Primera Vez en Siete Años

    La conferencia GOAL 2018 de la Alianza Global de Acuacultura (Global Aquaculture Alliance) se llevará a cabo en el Hilton Colon Guayaquil en Guayaquil, Ecuador, del 25 al 27 de septiembre, anunció la organización en conjunto con la Cámara Nacional de Acuacultura (CNA) de Ecuador el 8 de enero. Esta es la primera vez en […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Accepts $435,000 Grant to Develop Best Practices for Animal Welfare

    This month, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) via the Responsible Aquaculture Foundation (RAF) accepted a $435,000 grant from the Open Philanthropy Project to develop best practices for animal welfare for salmonids, tilapia and channel catfish. As part of the two-year grant, GAA will identify best practices for animal welfare by surveying existing commercial practices, reviewing […]

  • Leadership

    Giving thanks, and wrapping up a productive 2017

    In 2017, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) celebrated its 20th anniversary, and with it came growth and change within the organization. As the year comes to a close, we’d like to take the opportunity to thank our industry friends for supporting and participating in our pre-competitive activities. Here are some of the highlights of 2017: […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA’s Jeff Fort Takes on Role as COO

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in late November that Jeff Fort has agreed to take on the role of chief operating officer, effectively immediately, in addition to his existing role as chief financial officer, a position he has held with the organization since 2012. Fort has been involved with GAA since its inception in 1997. […]

  • Education

    The Current State of Seaweed: Part II

    The growth of the seaweed aquaculture industry is good for the economy and good for the ocean. The process of growing seaweed is environmentally friendly. Apart from planting the seeds and ensuring the seaweed is in a clean environment, seaweed often does not need feed or additional attention. The plants can grow naturally. Seaweed farms […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Seeks Standards Oversight Committee Member

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is looking to fill an open position on its 12-member Standards Oversight Committee (SOC). The position is for a representative of the non-governmental conservation community. GAA coordinates the development of the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification standards for seafood processing plants, farms, hatcheries and feed mills. The standards are developed […]

  • Newsroom

    AlgaPrime™ DHA Wins Global Aquaculture Innovation Award

    Congratulations to TerraVia and Bunge Oils for their AlgaPrime™ DHA aquaculture feed ingredient, recipient of the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s (GAA) fifth annual Global Aquaculture Innovation Award, sponsored by Preferred Freezer Services. Walt Rakitsky, Ph.D., senior VP of emerging business at TerraVia, will accept the award and give a presentation at GAA’s GOAL 2017 conference at […]