Topic responsible aquaculture

  • Membership

    Q&A with Kristine Beran of University of Rhode Island

    Editor’s note: This year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance will spotlight various members dedicated to GAA’s mission of responsible aquaculture. Membership starts at only $50 for individuals and $5,000 for businesses. Start utilizing our extensive benefits. Featured this month is Kristine Beran, research associate at the University of Rhode Island. Tell us a little bit about your […]

  • Education

    Animal Health and Welfare in Aquaculture

    Editor’s note: This post is part of the Aquaculture 101 series, an educational campaign GAA is carrying out in 2019. The mission of the campaign is to spread awareness about basic aquaculture information to those who might not know about aquaculture, or those who might be skeptical of farmed fish. Each month, a blog post, short […]

  • Membership

    Q&A with Charles Engrem of Wenger Manufacturing

    Editor’s note: This year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance will spotlight various members dedicated to GAA’s mission of responsible aquaculture. Membership starts at only $50 for individuals and $5,000 for businesses. Start utilizing our extensive benefits. Featured this month is Charles Engrem, Director of Aquafeed Process at Wenger Manufacturing. Tell us a little bit about your […]

  • GAA Films

    GAA Films’ intimate portrayal of a life spent salmon farming

    Established in 2016, GAA Films is a documentary short film series highlighting the untold stories of the people and places around the world practicing aquaculture. GAA uses film as a platform to show that the industry is driven by people we can all relate to. By telling practitioner’s personal stories, we can reduce stigmas and […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA’s First Ever Annual Report Highlights Accomplishments, Goals

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is pleased to announce that it has published its first ever annual report. The 32-page 2018 annual report — released on March 14, just prior to the 2019 edition of Seafood Expo North America (SENA) — lays out the 22-year-old organization’s accomplishments and goals for both its pre-competitive advocacy and education […]

  • Newsroom

    Melanie Siggs Speaks at Economist’s World Ocean Summit

    Melanie Siggs, director of strategic engagements for the Global Aquaculture Alliance, was among three speakers participating in a panel discussion on sustainable aquaculture at the World Ocean Summit in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on March 6. Organized by The Economist, the conference drew hundreds of attendees from various marine-related sectors, and aquaculture is a more prominent […]

  • GAA Films

    GAA Films: How One Indonesian Shrimp Farming Family is Planning for the Future

    GAA Films’ fifth documentary short film, which makes its debut at the end of November, tells the story of Rosida Idriss and her daughter, Aanisah Idriss, and their network of black tiger shrimp farms in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The story is peppered with plotlines that a lot of family-run seafood businesses can attest to — […]

  • GOAL

    Help GAA Provide Student Chefs with a Life-Changing Experience

    For the second consecutive year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) held a student chef cooking competition at its GOAL 2018 conference in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The purpose of the competition is to provide student chefs with a life-changing experience while partnering with local culinary institutions to work responsible aquaculture into their curriculums. Oftentimes, student chefs’ knowledge […]

  • Advocacy

    Aquaculture Can Revitalize Old Industrial Communities

    Editor’s note: The following is a guest blog post by chef, author and seafood advocate Barton Seaver. GAA and Seaver announced a partnership in early 2018 to raise public awareness of responsible aquaculture and the importance of sourcing seafood with provenance. In my last post, I wrote about how aquaculture brings economic and educational opportunity to rural […]

  • Education

    Moving Fish Farming Forward One Conversation at a Time

    At the Global Aquaculture Alliance, we believe fish farming is part of the solution to the growing population’s protein predicament. Our mission is to promote responsible aquaculture practices through education, advocacy and demonstration. And, while this future-of-food topic resonates with almost everyone (we all have to eat, right?), we’re always interested to learn how aquaculture […]