Articles in the Category GSA – News

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MarinTrust, GSA to Collaborate on Marine Ingredients Certification, Digitalization, Assurance

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) and MarinTrust have signed a memorandum of understanding whereby the two organizations will work together to meet the goal of 75 percent of the world’s marine ingredients supplies being either certified, in assessment, in application or in the MarinTrust Improver Programme by 2025. Both GSA and MarinTrust are standards holders. 

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Regal Springs Tilapia Is World’s First Tilapia Producer to Use Traceability Integrating Directly with BAP Certification Systems

Regal Springs Tilapia is the world’s first tilapia producer to use traceability that integrates directly with the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification systems. This innovation is enabled by the Wholechain traceability system and has been designed in collaboration with BAP with the goal of enabling real time data monitoring for BAP’s certification. The Switzerland-based company, 

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GSA Completes Rebranding Initiative with Unveiling of New Brand Identity

The Global Seafood Alliance revealed on Sept. 13 that it has completed the rebranding initiative that kicked off in April when Global Seafood Assurances merged with the Global Aquaculture Alliance and the nonprofit organization’s name officially changed to the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA). The rebrand reflects GSA’s budding involvement in wild-capture fisheries through the introduction 

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Introducing the Global Seafood Alliance: A Letter from George Chamberlain

It’s hard to believe sometimes, but it was nearly 25 years ago that I became part of the team that founded the Global Aquaculture Alliance, a fledgling group of shrimp producers and buyers who believed that wider industry collaboration was the key to overcoming the major environmental and social license challenges they were facing. As 

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GSA Partners with Bangladesh Shrimp and Fish Foundation on Project to Uplift Bangladesh’s Small-Scale Shrimp Farmers

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA), formerly the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), has partnered with the Bangladesh Shrimp and Fish Foundation (BSFF) on a World Bank-funded project of the Bangladesh Department of Fisheries to uplift Bangladesh’s small-scale shrimp farmers and revitalize black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) farming. Prior to 2003, black tiger shrimp dominated global shrimp 

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Changing the Landscape of Feed Technology: Aquaterra and Nuseed

This blog post features one of GAA’s Corporate Members, Nuseed. Nuseed is on the cutting edge of feed in the seafood industry, with innovations like Aquaterra. They were a finalist for the 2020 Global Aquaculture Innovation Award, and are sponsoring the GOAL conference this year.  Globally, Nuseed® is unlocking the full potential of canola, carinata, sorghum, 

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Global Seafood Alliance and FishChoice Announce Strategic Partnership

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) and FishChoice today announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership, combining GSA’s industry-leading aquaculture standards and expertise with FishChoice’s online platform designed to power progress on seafood sustainability. FishChoice will join over 60 seafood associations and NGOs that are part of GSA’s strategic-partnership program, a network of partnerships 

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Three-Year Study Concludes With Recommendations To Further Strengthen BAP Social and Labor Standards, Improve Compliance

The findings and recommendations of a three-year impact assessment gauging the effectiveness of the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program’s social and labor requirements were unveiled on June 17. Contracted by the Global Seafood Alliance in 2018, Netherlands-based KIT Royal Tropical Institute set out to better understand how BAP standards are applied in practice 

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GAA’s 2020 Annual Report Highlights Commitment to UN Sustainable Development Goals, Serving Members and Certified Facilities through Pandemic

The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) on June 14, 2021, published its 2020 Annual Report. The 46-page 2020 Annual Report highlights GAA’s commitment to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) as well as the nonprofit organization’s commitment to serving its almost 400 individual and corporate members and its more than 2,900 Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)-certified 

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Shakuntala Thilsted, Jenna Stoner Join Standards Oversight Committee

The Global Seafood Alliance is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its 12-member Standards Oversight Committee (SOC). Dr. Shakuntala Thilsted, global lead for nutrition and public health at WorldFish and this year’s World Food Prize Laureate, and Jenna Stoner, aquaculture program director at Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), joined the SOC on 

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Q&A with Phil Gibson of Resiliensea

Note: The Global Seafood Alliance spotlights various members dedicated to GSA’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 Phil Gibson, CEO of Resiliensea.   Tell us a bit about your background. I have over 35 years of experience working in 

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Applications Sought for Ninth Annual Global Aquaculture Innovation Award

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) is now accepting applications for its ninth annual Global Aquaculture Innovation Award. The application deadline has been extended to June 30. Established in 2012, the competition recognizes individuals and companies finding new solutions to the key challenges facing aquaculture. Examples of aquaculture innovations include technologies that mitigate the occurrence of 

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GSA Partners With NASF For Third Consecutive Year

For the third consecutive year, the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) is partnering with the North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF), co-sponsoring the Sustainability Seminar with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) on Thursday, June 10. Additionally, GSA President and Co-Founder George Chamberlain is among the 160 speakers, presenting on global shrimp-aquaculture production trends as part of the 

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Global Seafood Alliance Board Meets for First Time Following Global Aquaculture Alliance, Global Seafood Assurances Merger

The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has officially changed its name to the Global Seafood Alliance following votes by the GAA board of directors and the board of directors of its sister organization, Global Seafood Assurances. The new name reflects the merger and the nonprofit organization’s growing involvement in wild fisheries through the addition of the