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  • GOAL

    STIP Signs On As GOAL 2019 Contributing Partner

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce that the Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal (STIP) will be a contributing partner of GAA’s GOAL 2019 conference as part of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that the two organizations signed on March 27. This year’s GOAL (Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership) conference will be held at the […]

  • Education

    What Is Aquaculture and Why Do We Need It?

        Editor’s note: This post is part of the Aquaculture 101 series. Aquaculture 101 is an educational campaign that the GAA is carrying out throughout 2019. The mission of the campaign is to spread awareness about basic aquaculture facts and information to those who might not know about aquaculture, or those who might be […]

  • Opportunities and Resources

    Bizarre Foods star Andrew Zimmern: Aquaculture ‘helps save our planet’

    Celebrity chef, über traveler and author hosts ‘future of food’ panel at SXSW conference and invites Advocate editor to join the discussion Note: This article first appeared on the Global Aquaculture Advocate.  You don’t often see “farm to table” menus quite like this: Fresh oysters from Massachusetts. White sturgeon caviar from California. Striped bass from Baja California. […]

  • GOAL

    Aqua-Spark Signs On As GOAL 2019 Contributing Partner

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce that Aqua-Spark will be a contributing partner of GAA’s GOAL 2019 conference as part of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that the two organizations signed on March 26. This year’s GOAL (Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership) conference will be held at the Leela Palace in Chennai, India, […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA, BAP Makes a Splash at Seafood Expo North America

    Once again this year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) exhibited at Seafood Expo North America (SENA). The 2019 edition of SENA — North America’s largest seafood trade show, with more than 1,340 exhibiting companies from 50-plus countries — took place at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, from March 17 […]

  • Membership

    Member Feature: Friendship, Fervor and Fish

    It’s not a story you hear every day in the aquaculture sector: three childhood friends teaching inner-city kids to grow food (tilapia, in this case) in an area of Cleveland, Ohio, known as “The Forgotten Triangle.” The population and investment in The Forgotten Triangle have declined dramatically in recent years, and the neighborhood has experienced […]

  • Newsroom

    Canada’s CBC Set To Air Exposé On Shrimp, Antimicrobial Resistance

    On Friday, March 15, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC) is set to air an exposé on its popular consumer-watchdog program, Marketplace, on shrimp and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) titled “Testing Shrimp for Superbugs.” Due to the nature of the segment and its conversations with the CBC, the Global Aquaculture Alliance is concerned that the TV network […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA’s First Ever Annual Report Highlights Accomplishments, Goals

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is pleased to announce that it has published its first ever annual report. The 32-page 2018 annual report — released on March 14, just prior to the 2019 edition of Seafood Expo North America (SENA) — lays out the 22-year-old organization’s accomplishments and goals for both its pre-competitive advocacy and education […]

  • Leadership

    Melanie Siggs Speaks at Economist’s World Ocean Summit

    Melanie Siggs, director of strategic engagements for the Global Aquaculture Alliance, was among three speakers participating in a panel discussion on sustainable aquaculture at the World Ocean Summit in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on March 6. Organized by The Economist, the conference drew hundreds of attendees from various marine-related sectors, and aquaculture is a more prominent […]