Articles posted during the month of April 2019

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First Overarching Study for South-East Asian Fishmeal Industry Provides Recommendations

The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and IFFO, the Marine Ingredients Organisation, today released the findings from a joint-funded project that improves the understanding of Southeast Asia fisheries that supply raw material for fishmeal production. The report was produced by Duncan Leadbitter (Fish Matter Pty Ltd) after approximately 10 months of data gathering, using both publicly 

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GAA and World Aquaculture Society Announce Strategic Partnership

This week, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and the World Aquaculture Society (WAS), two well-respected membership organizations, entered into a Strategic Partnership with the intent to provide more resources to their combined member base and drive mutual goals in the name of advancing responsible aquaculture. The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s vision statement, “A world that embraces 

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BAP Spotlight Story: TOBA Tilapia

The Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) program’s “Spotlight Stories” highlight BAP-certified facilities around the world and the stories of the people behind them. This Spotlight Story features TOBA Tilapia in Indonesia. What inspired you to become involved in the seafood industry? With demand rising and many marine fish stocks already overfished, nearly half of all seafood 

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Chamberlain Keynotes Animal Health Conference in Chile

Global Aquaculture Alliance President George Chamberlain was a keynote speaker at the World Organization for Animal Health’s Global Conference on Aquatic Animal Health in Santiago, Chile, from April 2 to 4. Featuring more than 30 speakers, the conference highlighted the critical contribution of aquatic animal health programs to improving aquaculture productivity and sustainability. It also 

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Extensive Black Tiger Shrimp Farm in Indonesia Earns BAP Certification

The Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program is proud to announce that Rai Seafoods Limited and the Anggana Farmer Association of Indonesia have earned BAP certification. Rai Seafoods’ network of extensive black tiger shrimp farms in East Kalimantan, Borneo, attained BAP certification in early April. In total, eight sub-groups consisting of 31 farms were