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FARNET Magazine n° 10: Putting learning into practice

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Putting learning into practice

In 2006, just eight years ago, the European Commission held a first transnational meeting in Oporto, Portugal, to launch a new “territorial approach” to addressing the challenges faced by Europe’s fisheries. Axis 4, as it became known, was born and in 2014 we are starting to see the results and learn from this first experiment in local development for fisheries communities.

Zoom: Peer-to-peer learning and mentoring

Three examples from Sweden.

Report: Partners of the sea

Forging a common maritime identity through animation and collective project support in Marennes Oléron (Poitou-Charentes, France).

People: Rita Pamplona  

Report: Axis 4 of the EFF, at the forefront of sustainable development in Romania

Two examples in the Danube Delta and South Dobrogea.

Trade winds

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

Spotlight:Towards a successful implementation of Axis 4

A study on Axis 4 of the European Fisheries Fund (EFF) in 15 Member States estimates that considerable employment benefits and some important qualitative results have already been achieved by FLAGs and beneficiaries.