Topic Global Aquaculture Alliance

  • 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. […]

  • General

    GAA’s Hart to Speak at CAPPMA’s Zhejiang Online Seafood Trade Fair

    Global Aquaculture Alliance VP Steve Hart is among the speakers giving opening remarks at the Zhejiang Online Seafood Trade Fair on May 25. Organized by the China Aquatic Products Processing and Marketing Association (CAPPMA), this year’s event, which runs from May 25 to 29, is virtual. Hart’s pre-recorded speech will focus on the impact of […]

  • GOAL

    GOAL 2020 Goes Virtual With Unifying Global Conference Platform

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) announced on May 12 that its annual Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership (GOAL) conference will be a virtual event this year, and the live event scheduled to be held in Tokyo, Japan, in October 2020 has been postponed to October 2021. Since its inception in 2001, GOAL has built a […]

  • Leadership

    Letter from GAA’s Wally Stevens on COVID-19

    These are certainly unprecedented times. As we navigate through the uncharted waters of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), know that the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) remains zeroed in on its mission — to promote responsible aquaculture practices through education, advocacy and demonstration. Some of you are concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on GAA’s Best Aquaculture Practices […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA, BAP Exhibiting at Germany’s Fish International

    For the first time ever, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is exhibiting at Fish International in Bremen, Germany, from Feb. 9 to 11. Held every other year at the Bremen Exhibition & Conference Centre, Fish International features around 300 exhibitors from 29 countries and more than 12,000 visitors this year. GAA and its industry-leading Best […]

  • Leadership

    Justin Trudeau’s Mandate Detrimental to Responsible Aquaculture Movement

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s mandate to phase out ocean net pen salmon farming in British Columbia is detrimental not only to the region’s thriving aquaculture sector but also to the push for responsible aquaculture globally. Perhaps no region has embraced the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program as much as […]

  • Newsroom

    At GOAL 2019, GAA, BAP Supporters Ramp Up 2020 Sustainability Commitments

    Supporters of the Global Aquaculture Alliance and its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program reinforced their commitment to responsible aquaculture at the organization’s GOAL 2019 conference by disclosing one or more sustainability-related initiatives for 2020. At the beginning of GOAL 2019 in Chennai, India, GAA CEO Andrew Mallison challenged the audience of about 475 […]

  • Newsroom

    GOAL 2019 in India Draws 475 Attendees, Makes Headlines

    Another edition of the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL (Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership) conference is in the books! GOAL 2019, held at the Leela Palace in Chennai, India, from Oct. 21 to 24, drew 475 attendees, up more than 25 percent from GOAL 2018 in Guayaquil, Ecuador. This year’s conference, the 20th installment of GOAL […]

  • 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. […]