The Global Aquaculture Alliance invites new auditor candidates, returning auditors requiring refresher training, producers, government officials and other industry observers to attend a Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Auditor Training Course in Chennai, India, from January 20 to 25, 2014.
The course covers the BAP seafood processing plant standards, finfish and crustacean farm standards (including land-based ponds and fresh/brackish water cage culture but excluding marine cage culture), shrimp hatchery standards and feed mill standards. The BAP salmon farm standards and mussel farm standards will not be covered during the course.
For detailed information about how to apply, competency requirements, fees and more, visit the BAP website here.
Please follow the instructions carefully. Improper submittals will be rejected. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible once a course has been scheduled, as participants are admitted on a space-available basis. Payment for the course must be received in advance. The registration deadline is January 10.
A division of the Global Aquaculture Alliance, Best Aquaculture Practices is an international certification program based on achievable, science-based and continuously improved global performance standards for the entire aquaculture supply chain - farms, hatcheries, processing plants and feed mills - that assure healthful foods produced through environmentally and socially responsible means. For more information on BAP, visit www.gaalliance.org/bap.