Topic responsible aquaculture

  • Education

    Talking Points: GAA/BAP & Social Responsibility

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has issued the following talking points to help its supporters talk about what GAA and its industry-leading Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program are doing to prevent labor abuse in the seafood supply chain: • GAA is fully committed to social responsibility as one of the pillars of its BAP […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Announces Leadership Transition

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance on Feb. 15 announced a transition in its leadership. Industry veteran Andrew Mallison is joining GAA as executive director, as Wally Stevens, who has been in the role since 2007, steps aside to focus on other strategic ventures within the organization. Stevens will stay on as executive director through the transition, […]

  • Newsroom

    Visit GAA/BAP at Seafood Expo North America in Boston

    Once again this year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is exhibiting at Seafood Expo North America (SENA), with a number of activities planned in its exhibit and in its meeting room. SENA — North America’s largest seafood trade show, with more than 1,340 exhibiting companies from 50-plus countries — takes place at the Boston Convention […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Appoints New Standards Oversight Committee Member

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has filled an open position on its 12-member Standards Oversight Committee (SOC), which oversees the development of the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification standards for farmed seafood. Nguyen Hoang Tuan of Vietnam has accepted the position, which is for a representative of the non-governmental conservation community. Currently, Mr. Tuan is […]

  • Newsroom

    Giving thanks, and wrapping up a productive 2017

    In 2017, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) celebrated its 20th anniversary, and with it came growth and change within the organization. As the year comes to a close, we’d like to take the opportunity to thank our industry friends for supporting and participating in our pre-competitive activities. Here are some of the highlights of 2017: […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA’s Jeff Fort Takes on Role as COO

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in late November that Jeff Fort has agreed to take on the role of chief operating officer, effectively immediately, in addition to his existing role as chief financial officer, a position he has held with the organization since 2012. Fort has been involved with GAA since its inception in 1997. […]

  • GOAL

    Will We See You In Dublin For GOAL 2017?

    It’s a big year for the Global Aquaculture Alliance. This year we celebrate our 20th anniversary, and we do so in style just 11 weeks from now at historic Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland, home of our GOAL 2017 conference. This year’s conference theme, “The Next 20: From Promise To Delivery,” is testament to the […]

  • Education

    Farmed Seafood Health Myths: Why We Should Be Eating More, Not Less

    Myth 1. Farmed seafood isn’t healthy to eat Reality Check: Aquaculture is just as healthy, if not healthier, than wild seafood The diets of farmed seafood are carefully monitored to ensure the fish produced are safe and healthy to consume. Regulations surrounding aquaculture practices are among the most stringent in the world (1). Fisheries strive […]

  • Education

    World Oceans Day: Responsible Aquaculture and the Future of the Ocean

    June 8th marks World Oceans Day, a global day of celebration and collaboration for a healthier ocean and a better future. At the Global Aquaculture Alliance, we define responsible aquaculture using four comprehensive pillars, and ocean health is rooted in the environmental segment. For years, the ocean has provided us with the essential nutrients we […]

  • Leadership

    Wally Stevens’ Letter To Fellow Aquaculture Advocates

    Dear Fellow Aquaculture Advocates, The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Our success is totally attributable to the support and encouragement from all the stakeholders to the aquaculture industry. From the earliest days operating out of living rooms to our current breadth of operations headquartered in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, we have come […]