The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2019 conference will be held in Chennai, India, from Oct. 21 to 24, the organization announced at its GOAL 2018 conference in Guayaquil, Ecuador, on Sept. 26.
It is the first time that GOAL will be held in India in its 19-year history. It is also the 20th installment of GOAL (there were two conferences in 2005) as well as the 10th time that GOAL has been held in Asia.
India is a major player in the global aquaculture community as well as the world’s largest shrimp exporter. Much of the country’s aquaculture activities are based in Chennai or to the north in Andhra Pradesh