Axis 4 funds are managed by Fisheries Local Action Groups (FLAGs), partnerships between fisheries actors and other local private and public stakeholders. Together, they design and implement a bottom-up strategy that fits and addresses their area´s needs to increase economic, social and environmental welfare.
More than 300 FLAGs in 21 EU Member States involve thousands of local stakeholders as project promoters and FLAG members.
Source : National Authorities
In February 2014, a total of 312 FLAGs are now active in 21 Member States.