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  • Leadership

    Plant-Based Food Companies Are Meeting a Need, But Are They Doing it at the Expense of Aquaculture?

    The world’s appetite for healthy, lean protein sources is big, and, in the past few decades, aquaculture has largely stepped up to quench this appetite. And it’s done so while meeting many of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. It’s is highly resource efficient, especially when compared to terrestrial animal production. It makes a significant […]

  • Leadership

    GAA Responds to BBC Panorama’s ‘Salmon Farming Exposed’

    In response to the May 20 BBC report “Salmon Farming Exposed,” the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has issued the following statement: GAA is aware of the May 20 BBC report “Salmon Farming Exposed” and is working with its partners in Scotland to apprise policymakers, retailers, the public and other stakeholders of the work that’s being […]

  • Leadership

    Trade Wars Do No Good, Hurt Seafood Sustainability Efforts

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s vision is a world that embraces and enables the role of responsibly farmed seafood in meeting global nutrition needs. However, that vision is clouded when nations become embroiled in trade wars. Currently, a trade war is escalating between the world’s two largest economies, the United States and China (last year alone, the […]

  • General

    GAA, GSA at Brussels: Highlights from Seafood’s Biggest Stage

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is once again exhibiting at Seafood Expo Global (SEG) in Brussels, Belgium, from May 7 to 9, 2019. Here are the highlights from the three-day show, which an included a series of presentations in GAA exhibit 7-1405 and the Wednesday luncheon “Beyond 2020: A New World of Assurances.” […]

  • Advocacy

    First Overarching Study for South-East Asian Fishmeal Industry Provides Recommendations

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and IFFO, the Marine Ingredients Organisation, have today released the findings from a joint-funded project which improves the understanding of the fisheries of South East Asia which supply raw material for fishmeal production. The report was produced by Duncan Leadbitter (Fish Matter Pty Ltd) after approximately 10 months of data […]

  • Newsroom

    Wednesday Luncheon Anchors GAA Activities in Brussels

    Last year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) made a big splash on one of the world’s biggest seafood stages with the launch of Global Seafood Assurances (GSA), a new, independent, not-for-profit organization established to provide credible supply-chain assurances for farmed and wild seafood while addressing gaps in aquaculture and fisheries certification. This year, GAA once […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Welcomes Five New Directors to its Board

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce the addition of five new directors to its 20-member board. The transition came on March 16, when the board gathered for its biannual meeting at Seafood Expo North America in Boston. The new directors are Eric Bloom, president of U.S.-based importer Eastern Fish, who replaces his brother, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]