Topic Global Aquaculture Alliance

  • 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 […]

  • General

    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. […]

  • 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 […]