Topic Global Aquaculture Alliance

  • GOAL

    Here’s What You Missed If You Were Unable To Attend GAA’s GOAL 2020 Conference

    The live edition of the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2020 conference may be over, but the content lives on. For GAA individual and corporate members, all 10 program sessions — totaling 15 hours — are accessible on-demand in the GOAL 2020 conference platform and GAA member toolkit, as are PDFs of GOAL 2020 presentations. Held virtually for the first time ever […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Seeks COO As Organization Becomes More Involved in Wild Fisheries

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance has initiated the search for a chief operating officer, a new role within the organization that will likely evolve into the role of chief executive officer, the organization announced on Nov. 11. The COO will be responsible for managing GAA’s industry-leading Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program, including oversight of […]

  • Membership

    Relaunch of Strategic-Partnership Program Attracts 40 New GAA Members

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce that since the relaunch of its strategic-partnership program in early September, 40 member-based associations from 26 countries have joined GAA as strategic partners. Thus far, those 40 associations have enrolled a total of about 455 members, but the intention is to embrace the full global aquaculture community. […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Promotes Three Members of BAP Market Development Team

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce that it has promoted three individuals on its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) market development team, who collectively have 60 years of industry experience. Molly Jacques has been promoted to BAP director of market development operations. Previously, Jacques acted as BAP supply chain transparency manager. She has held […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Defends Cooke Aquaculture’s Bid to Farm Steelhead Trout in Puget Sound

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) defends Cooke Aquaculture in its bid to switch from farming Atlantic salmon to steelhead trout in Washington state’s Puget Sound. In a letter submitted to Washington state’s Department of Ecology as part of a public comment period as Cooke Aquaculture seeks the water-quality permits necessary to make the switch at […]

  • GOAL

    First Ever Virtual GOAL Conference Attracts 800 Active Participants

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2020 conference is in the books! Held virtually for the first time ever this year, the event was a success, with more than 4,000 pre-registered attendees, 800 of which logged on to the GOAL platform and application to watch the live stream of at least one of 10 sessions. This […]

  • Newsroom

    Chris Trosin, BAP’s SVP of Business Development, Departs GAA

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance announced on Sept. 10 that Chris Trosin is stepping away from his role as senior VP of business development for Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) to pursue a new endeavor as owner of Metro Lobster & Seafood, a Rhode Island-based wholesaler and retailer. Trosin joined GAA as BAP’s VP of business development […]

  • Newsroom

    Four New Members Appointed to GAA Standards Oversight Committee

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce the addition of four new members to its 12-member Standards Oversight Committee (SOC). Patrick Blow, aquaculture manager for Marks & Spencer, Simon Bush, professor and chair of the Environmental Policy Group at Wageningen University, Lukas Manomaitis, U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) aquaculture program lead technical consultant-Southeast Asia, and […]

  • Advocacy

    GAA Committed to Promoting Best Practices in Animal Health and Welfare Amid Compassion In World Farming Campaign

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is fully committed to promoting best practices in animal health and welfare, both through the extensive adoption of its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) standards as well as through its pre-competitive education and advocacy work. Animal health and welfare is one of the five pillars of the industry-leading BAP third-party certification program, […]

  • General

    GAA-Commissioned Study Evaluates Best Practices in Animal Welfare in Salmon

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) on May 26 published the results of a study designed to identify and strengthen best practices for animal welfare in aquaculture. The completion of the study signifies a milestone in a multi-phase project that began in December 2017 when GAA was awarded a $435,000 grant from the Open Philanthropy Project. […]