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Rural-Fisheries connections: FARNET in the ENRD magazine

The LEADER method was transferred to the European Fisheries Fund (EFF) in 2007-2013 and implemented as Axis 4 for the “sustainable development of fisheries areas”. In 2009, the European Commission (DG MARE) set up the FARNET Support Unit to support the different stakeholders involved in the implementation of LEADER under the EFF.

Now, in the 2014-2020 period, coastal and inland fisheries and aquaculture areas are gearing up to implement a second round of Community-Led Local Development (CLLD) using the updated European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF).

Read the full article in the European Network for Rural Development magazine "Rural Connections".