FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Cyprus

  • AKTES - Transnational Coastal Quality Pact

    10/03/2020
    - Cooperation Idea
    Pillio FLAG is looking for partners from Cyprus, Italy, Malta, Spain, Portugal and France to create a transnational organisation (AKTES). The purpose of the organisation is the development and implementation a transnational quality agreement (pact) joining tourism stakeholders under a common strategy. The strategy aims to guarantee a minimum quality for products and services; improving the tourist offer of those areas; mitigating seasonality; and encouraging better incomes and working conditions for local communities in coastal areas.
  • A network of sustainable diving trails

    17/12/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    A cooperation project puts environmental, social and economic sustainability at the heart of 30 diving areas in Greece and Cyprus.
  • Paphos FLAG

    31/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area has an excellent climate, is rich in natural resources and landscapes, and has a rare flora and fauna. The fisheries sector in the area is considered particularly important because it creates jobs and offers healthy products to the people.
  • Lemesos FLAG

    10/04/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Lemesos FLAG is found in southern Cyprus and bordered by the district of Paphos and Larnaca. The FLAG area covers ten communities within the Limassol district and Municipality. Within the locality, the area of Amathus, in the Agios Tychonas community, is designated as a marine protected area for historical reasons.
  • Larnaca FLAG

    10/04/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area consists of six municipalities and 11 communities. It covers the districts of Larnaca and Famagusta in the eastern part of Cyprus and represents 5.6% of the total area and 19.5% of the total coastline of the country. Fishing is an important activity in the area, with 4.3% of its workforce employed in the primary sector, 67% of which work in fishing.
  • Cyprus - 3 FLAGs - 7 M€

    29/03/2017
    - Country Factsheet
    The focus of CLLD in Cyprus is on creating new sources of income and new jobs; developing sustainable aquaculture; capitalising on opportunities provided by the blue economy; capitalising on the natural assets of the fisheries areas to improve their attractiveness as sustainable tourist destinations; and protecting the marine environment and biodiversity.
  • CY - Cooperation in Cyprus

    27/03/2017
    - Cooperation MS Fiche
    Cooperation is strongly encouraged in Cyprus, both at the inter-territorial and the transnational level. The call for FLAG strategies included a specific section for cooperation plans and all three Cypriot FLAGs, therefore, received provisional approval of their cooperation proposals when selected.
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    Fishermen acquire new knowledge and skills

    30/12/2016
    - Good Practice Short Story
    During a public consultation on the development of the Larnaca Famagusta FLAG strategy (2007/2014), local fishermen expressed a desire to acquire new knowledge and skills in areas that would help them to diversify their sources of income.
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    New start-up company models for young unemployed people

    21/11/2016
    - Cooperation Idea
    The North Sardinia FLAG wishes to cooperate with FLAGs concerned with new start-up models led by young people, fishermen’s relatives or young people leaving secondary schools who want to create self-employment opportunities.
  • Fishtaverns - Upgrading product and service quality in local seafood restaurants

    16/09/2016
    - Good Practice Project
    The “Fishtaverns” project aims to raise the quality standards of local seafood restaurants – their products and hosting capabilities – notably by improving the use of fresh fisheries products and applying attractive communication tools.