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GAA Sponsors First Farmed Fish Competition at U.K. ‘Fish Craft Challenge’

The Global Aquaculture Alliance was proud to sponsor the “Inaugural Aquaculture Challenge” at the National Federation of Fishmongers annual Fish Craft Challenge event, which took place on Aug. 28 in Cleethorpes, on the eastern coast of England. Founded in 1932, the federation hosts the annual competition — typically held over the August Bank Holiday — 

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GAA Strengthens Ties With New Saudi Aquaculture Leadership

The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) strengthened its ties with Saudi Arabia’s new aquaculture leadership and major industry stakeholders at a Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) conference at the Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski in Riyadh in early September. GAA, which in January signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Saudi Aquaculture Society (SAS) that will require 

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Mucosal Mapping Method Wins Innovation and Leadership Award

Congratulations to Norway’s Quantidoc AS, winner of the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s fourth annual Preferred Freezer Services Global Aquaculture Innovation & Leadership Award. University of Bergen Professor Karin Pittman (pictured at right) will accept the award for Quantidoc’s mucosal mapping technology at GAA’s GOAL 2016 conference at the White Swan Hotel in Guangzhou, China, on Thursday, 

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GAA Sponsors First Farmed Fish Competition at U.K. ‘Fish Craft Challenge’

The Global Aquaculture Alliance was proud to sponsor the “Inaugural Aquaculture Challenge” at the National Federation of Fishmongers annual Fish Craft Challenge event, which took place on Aug. 28 in Cleethorpes, on the eastern coast of England. Founded in 1932, the federation hosts the annual competition — typically held over the August Bank Holiday — 

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GAA, Gfresh Sign Memorandum Of Understanding

The Global Aquaculture Alliance will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Gfresh in which the two organizations will work collectively to promote responsible aquaculture in China. As part of the agreement, Gfresh, an online marketplace for seafood, will promote on its e-commerce platform products from Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)-certified facilities, encouraging Chinese and international 

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RAF Launches New Online Courses in Chinese, Vietnamese, Spanish

The Responsible Aquaculture Foundation (RAF) has broadened its online education program with translations in Chinese, Vietnamese and Spanish of courses on managing major shrimp diseases at aquaculture farms and hatcheries. The translated versions of Managing Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei at Shrimp Farms, Managing Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei at Shrimp Hatcheries, Managing Early Mortality Syndrome at Shrimp Farms and Managing 

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Melanie Siggs Named GAA’s Director of Strategic Engagements

Melanie Siggs has joined the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) in the newly created position of Director of Strategic Engagements, the organization announced on July 19. In this role, Siggs will help explore the creation of products and services that meet GAA’s goal of adding value, and values, to the organization’s proposition while advocating, educating and 

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Keller Promoted to Director of BAP Market Development for the Americas

Chris Keller has been named director of Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) market development for the Americas, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in early July. The promotion comes 14 months after Keller joined GAA as BAP market development manager-retail for North America. Keller will oversee the market development team in North America, working with Molly Jacques 

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Gourmet Aquatic Enrolls 12 Tilapia Farms In iBAP

Sunnyvale Seafood, the U.S.-based sales arm for the Goulian Aquatic Group and its affiliated companies, continues to robustly support the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program. Goulian Aquatic and Gourmet Aquatic are both eligible to supply four-star shrimp and tilapia products. Also, Goulian Aquatic is a diamond sponsor of GAA’s GOAL 

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Peter Redmond To Depart GAA, BAP

Peter Redmond, vice president of market development for the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division, is leaving the organization following an eight-year stint in which BAP, the world’s leading third-party aquaculture certification program, grew tremendously. Redmond has been instrumental in the organization’s growth and the marketplace’s acceptance, and embracement, of the concept of 

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Tim Hogan Joins BAP As Market Development Manager-West Coast

The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture PracticesBest Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division has expanded its market development team with the addition of Tim Hogan as BAP’s market development manager, representing the west coast of North America. Hogan comes to BAP with more than 20 years of food manufacturing and retail experience, especially on the supply side 

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GAA Rings In Next 20 Years With Refreshed Brand Identity

Approaching its 20th anniversary next year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance on March 23 unveiled a refreshed brand identity acknowledging the nonprofit organization’s legacy of feeding the world through responsible aquaculture while better positioning it for growth and greater appeal. The centerpiece of the refreshed brand identity is a new logo. The logo features a symbol 

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Scenes from Boston: GAA’s Membership & Update Meeting at SENA 2016

The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s annual Membership & Update Meeting at Seafood Expo North America drew approximately 75 attendees. Discussed at the meeting was the latest developments in the BAP certification program, the new iBAP program, GAA’s stance on social responsibility, the Responsible Aquaculture Foundation’s new online platform for disease management, and the new Global Aquaculture 

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GAA Accepting Applications for Global Aquaculture Innovation & Leadership Award

The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is accepting applications for the Global Aquaculture Innovation & Leadership Award, the organization announced on March 6 at the open of Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The application deadline is May 15. This is the fourth consecutive year that GAA has organized the competition, which is designed