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  • Leadership

    GAA and National Seafood Month: What is your aquaculture question?

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is teaming up with experts in the aquaculture world for a National Seafood Month campaign, and we need your help. More specifically, we need your aquaculture question. Earlier this summer we asked people in Portsmouth, N.H., What is aquaculture? The results inspired us to think about the questions that are out there […]

  • Advocacy

    Modern Aquaculture Deserves a Better Public Image

    Editor’s note: The following is a guest blog post by one of GAA’s 30 Under 30 members, Noah Hamlish. Noah has extensive experience on farms, in research labs, and and at processing facilities. He is a strong advocate for aquaculture and credits his 12-month Watson Fellowship as being transformative to his understanding of the value […]

  • Advocacy

    Working Together to Close the Seafood Deal

    Editor’s note: The following is a guest blog post by chef, author and seafood advocate Barton Seaver. GAA and Seaver announced a partnership in early 2018 to raise public awareness of responsible aquaculture and the importance of sourcing seafood with provenance. My posts on this site have focused on how responsible fish farms benefit the communities in […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA’s New Executive Director Arrives in New Hampshire

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is pleased to welcome Andrew Mallison to its brand new headquarters in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA. Mallison accepted the role as GAA’s executive director in February, and his first official day with GAA was Aug. 6. Mallison comes to GAA from IFFO-The Marine Ingredients Organisation, where he had acted as […]

  • Advocacy

    Young Fish Farmer in Africa Talks Sustainable Aquaculture

    Editor’s note: The following is a guest blog post by one of GAA’s 30 Under 30 members, Efejuku Iceboss Precious. Efejuku is the CEO of Tajin Farms, a Nigerian catfish processing operation and fingerling supplier that takes a sustainable approach to their business practices. This is the third post in a five-part series by members […]

  • Advocacy

    What Makes Studying Aquaculture Worthwhile?

    Editor’s note: The following is a guest blog post by one of GAA’s 30 Under 30 members, Nick Mendoza. Nick is the CEO and Founder of the seafood snack company OneForNeptune. This is the first post in a five-part series by members of the 30 Under 30. I discovered aquaculture at the right moment in my […]

  • Leadership

    GAA an Official Supporter of 9th High Energy Mariculture Conference

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is proud to announce that it is amongst the official supporters of the 9th High Energy Mariculture Conference in association with World Fishing & Aquaculture magazine. The three-day conference will be held at the Corfu Imperial Hotel in Greece from Oct. 17 to 19, 2018. The High Energy Mariculture Conference is […]

  • Advocacy

    GAA’s 30 Under 30 Blog Takeover

    In honor of recognizing the younger generation of the aquaculture industry, over the next few weeks leading up to the GOAL (Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership) 2018 conference, GAA’s 30 Under 30 will be taking over the blog! Five articles written by 30 Under 30 members will go live each Wednesday starting Aug. 15. Special […]

  • MyGAA

    Three Reasons Why You Should Download the New MyGAA App

    Last week, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced the launch of the new MyGAA app to accompany the MyGAA online community — another tool for aquaculture professionals and enthusiasts to connect and engage (instructions for how to download below). Download the app for on-the-go access: The MyGAA app allows users to utilize all of their favorite resources […]