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“Pilado” crab for bio-medicine - FLAG Oeste - Portugal

By looking into the biological components of the common swimming crab’s shell, this pilot project aims to increase the economic value of a resource that is presently discarded and to create market bridges between fishermen and other stakeholders of the area.

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Arts and Fisheries Festival - Non Axis 4 project - IT

This arts and fisheries festival (the ICTYS project) was developed by the municipality of Ancona and promotes cooperation between the fisheries sector and the contemporary arts community in order to improve the attractiveness of the harbour area. This cooperation has led to the development of an arts and fisheries festival, bringing art into the day to day activities of the fisheries sector. 

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Pescatourisme 83 - FLAG Groupe Varois - FR

This project transfers and adapts pesca-tourism experience gained in Italy to the context of the Var, France. Not only has it created a specific touristic activity that is in line with the type of fishing in the area but it has also involved the right actors to encourage the legislative evolution necessary to facilitate this activity around the French coast.

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Jobs for Injured Fishermen - FLAG Marennes-Oléron - FR

This project supported the social enterprise, “Atelier des Gens de Mer”, to facilitate the return of injured and disabled fishermen to the work place. Capitalizing on their specific skills, they are employed in fisheries and other marine related activities.

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Tackling water pollution - FLAG Pays d'Auray - FR

This project supports efforts to reduce water pollution, a serious problem for local oyster producers. CAP 2000 is an association that brings together fishermen, shellfish producers and farmers with the aim of improving water quality and the overall sustainability of coastal primary activities.

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Coordinating the role of fishermen in designing a Marine Protected Area - FLAG Marennes-Oléron - FR

This project supports the recruitment of a designated fisheries sector coordinator to ensure that fishermen are fully integrated into the process of developing a Marine Natural Park (MNP), both in terms of communication and decision-making.

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Tanning of Fish Skin - FLAG Österbotten - FI

Have you ever imagined wearing fish? This project proves that fish is not only a valuable food source but can also provide raw material for other more durable products, such as leather for clothing items. The project promotes the tanning and multiple use of fish skin through training, the sourcing of raw material, product design and marketing.

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Tourism training for fishermen - FLAG Northern & Eastern Lapland - FI

This project offered an integrated package of training courses, tailor made for fishermen who wanted to diversify into tourism.

 

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Preparing a fish handling centre - FLAG Kainuu-Koillismaa - FI

Activities funded by Axis 4 played a crucial role in levering in larger investment from Axis 2 ofthe EFF and local municipal funds for the development of a €2.7 million fish handling centre in Kuusamo.

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Developing a recreation area - FLAG Lake Võrtsjärv - EE

The main aim of the project was to develop the tourism potential of Jõesuu, an area in the north of the Lake Võrtsjärv region, by developing fishing tourism and building on the area´s fishing culture and traditions. A supportive entrepreneurial environment was established and, with the help of fishing–oriented tourism products, visitors were attracted to the area. These tourism products have included trips in an old sailing boat (“kale-boat“) and demonstrations of traditional fishing methods and tools.

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