Topic shrimp farming

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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 

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GAA Sponsors Aquaculture Innovation Challenge, Winners to Present at GOAL 2019

The Global Aquaculture Alliance is proud to announce its sponsorship of this year’s Aquaculture Innovation Challenge (AIC). Organized by the Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal (STIP) and announced on Jan. 8, the second competition is open to students and researchers, start-ups and small- and medium-sized enterprises with innovations that result in creating a more sustainable shrimp 

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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 — 

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GAA’s Chamberlain Talks Future of Shrimp at Aquavision 2018

Global Aquaculture Alliance President George Chamberlain was among the featured speakers at the Aquavision 2018 conference in Stavanger, Norway, in June. His 30-minute presentation, titled “The rapidly advancing elements of sustainable shrimp farming,” focused on the history and origin of today’s shrimp production systems, challenges and potential solutions moving forward. The Aquavision conference, which has been 

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Leading Honduran Producers To Pilot Draft Area Management Standard

Grupo Granjas Marinas S.A. and Seajoy (Deli) Group, have reached a landmark agreement in Choluteca, Honduras, to collaborate in piloting the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s draft Biosecurity Area Management Standard. The two Honduran shrimp producers have a number of farms adjacent or in close proximity to each other in the Gulf of Fonseca and therefore face 

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Bloomberg’s ‘Bad Shrimp’ Story Ignores Role Of Third-Party Aquaculture Certification In Preventing Antibiotic Abuse

The Global Aquaculture Alliance would like to weigh in on the Dec. 15 Bloomberg Businessweek article “How Antibiotic-Tainted Seafood From China Ends Up on Your Table.” The article failed to address the progress that’s been made in preventing the abuse of antibiotics in aquaculture via third-party certification programs like GAA’s Best Aquaculture Practices and therefore 

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SONGA Sets Out To Achieve Four-Star BAP Certification

Sociedad Nacional de Galapagos (SONGA), one of Ecuador’s largest and most important shrimp exporters, is en route to achieve four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification. The initial phase of SONGA’s BAP certification includes a total of five facilities located in Guayaquil. SONGA’s state-of-the-art processing facility, two farms (Lebama Farm, and Naturisa S.A. Farm) and two 

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First Mexican Shrimp Supplier To Offer Four-Star BAP Shrimp

Congratulations to Selecta Group, the first Mexican shrimp supplier qualified to offer four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) shrimp. Four-star BAP product originates from a BAP-certified processing plant, farm, hatchery and feed mill. It’s the highest designation in BAP, the world’s most comprehensive third-party aquaculture certification program, with standards encompassing environmental responsibility, social responsibility, food safety,