The standard behind the GGN logo
The body behind the ‘GGN – certified aquaculture' logo is GLOBALG.A.P., one of the biggest and most experienced partners in the world that develops and implements binding standards for forward-looking agriculture.
Its purpose is inherent in its name: the binding stipulation of GLOBALLY recognised rules for GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICE: GLOBALG.A.P.
Why is GGN based on the GLOBALG.A.P. standard?
GLOBALG.A.P. enjoys a high level of recognition worldwide among farmers, retailers and producers as well governmental and non-governmental organisations. This is necessary to ensure the wide acceptance of the joint set of regulations. Think global – act local is the philosophy behind the activities of GLOBALG.A.P. [... read more]
The GLOBALG.A.P. Standard for aquaculture
The GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture Standard developed since 2004 includes a wide variety of species of fish, crustaceans and molluscs. The standard covers the entire production chain from the spawning fish stocks to fattening and slaughter. The scope of the standard includes animal welfare, environmental protection, safety at work (including a risk assessment for the social concerns of workers) and food safety. [... read more]
Food security and the role of aquaculture in developing countries
With the global population forecasted to increase approximately 30% to 9.7 billion by 2050, one of the greatest challenges facing the world today is food security. “Food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient safe and nutritious [...read more]