Topic Global Aquaculture Alliance

  • The Advocate

    Global Aquaculture Advocate Shifts to Open-Access, Removes Log-In Process

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s online magazine, the Global Aquaculture Advocate, is now an open-access journal. The decision to remove the log-in process for readers to view articles is intended to grow the publication’s audience and make the content more shareable via social media. Established in 1998 as a glossy print magazine from the organization’s then-headquarters […]

  • Newsroom

    Robert Jones Joins GAAs Board of Directors

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce that Robert Jones has joined the GAA board of directors, effectively immediately, the organization announced in early August. Jones is the global aquaculture lead for The Nature Conservancy, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization with a mission to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Newsroom

    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.” […]

  • Newsroom

    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, […]