Standards

Best Aquaculture Practices

Best Aquaculture Practices

Governing Organization

Aquaculture Certification Council, Inc.

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Auditing / Certification Body

Aquaculture Certification Council, Inc.

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Assessment Type

Third party assessed by non-verified bodies

Sectors Covered

Food, Beverage and Agriculture

Issues Covered

Environmental Management, Ethical Trade, Food Safety

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Overview

Global Aquaculture Alliance is the leading international organization dedicated to advancing environmentally and socially responsible aquaculture and a safe supply of seafood to meet growing world food needs.
Global Aquaculture Alliance is the leading international organization dedicated to advancing environmentally and socially responsible aquaculture and a safe supply of seafood to... more

Key Features

* BAP standards address community and employee
relations, conservation of biodiversity, soil and water
management, and drug and chemical management.
* Applicants are requested to carry out a self-assessment against the standard in order to ascertain their readiness for external assessment.
* GAA expects its members to strive to benefit local
economies and community... more

Stakeholder Engagement

To promote broad stakeholder involvement, GAA delegates the primary guidance and oversight for the standard development process to a Standards Oversight Committee whose members represent one-third industry, one-third conservation/social justice NGOs and one-third academic and regulatory interests.

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Sustainability Issues

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