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FARNET Magazine n° 7 : Fisheries communities at the heart of local development

Download n°7 - Autumn - Winter 2012      

Taking your place: FLAGs added value in the local development process

As the Axis 4 programme moves into its final phase, FLAGs have to show that their activities are making a significant impact on local people’s lives. They must also lay the foundations to enable them to play a stronger role in the future. Zoom on the Trabocchi Coast in Italy.

Report: Fishing, at the heart of the community 

The arrival of Axis 4 of the European Fisheries Fund in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (UK) has made it possible to convert ideas into action, for the benefit of fishermen but also the wider coastal.

Interview: Struan Stevenson MEP  

Report: From the land to the sea

On the islands of Lesvos, Lemnos and Agios Efstratios, in Greece, the FLAG is adapting to the coast, concepts that Leader has already used successfully inland.

Trade winds

Four innovative, area-based development projects in fisheries areas.

Spotlight: Making the system work for local communities - key issues for Axis 4 delivery

The ability of FLAGs to play a role in local development depends to a large extent on the way Axis 4 is implemented; in other words, on the “delivery system”.