Fisheries Areas Network


  • Denmark - 10 FLAGs - 15,7 M€

    - Country Factsheet
    The Danish FLAG areas represent approximately 23% of the country’s surface area and 11% of the population. In the current programming period, CLLD in Denmark focuses on promoting economic growth, social inclusion and job creation, with a focus on projects that support the marketing of fisheries products and the diversification of fisheries businesses.
  • Producing fish and seaweed

    - Good Practice Project
    A local company is piloting the integration a vertical seaweed cultivation system into the recirculated aquaculture system (RAS) industry to reduce the environmental impact of land-based fish production.
  • Energy Island: Networking for local economic impact

    - Good Practice Project
    A FLAG supported project brings together a network of 17 local businesses in order to consolidate Bornholm as one of Denmark’s two “energy islands”, focused on the production and transformation of wind energy.
  • Creating a new tourist destination based on recreational fishing

    - Basic page
    Despite experiencing environmental strain, the Limfjord has an abundance of sea trout. This species is very attractive to anglers. A FLAG-LAG cooperation project addresses local economic and environmental goals by creating a new tourist location based on recreational fishing.
  • Creating a new tourist destination based on recreational fishing

    - Good Practice Project
    În ciuda constrângerilor de mediu, fiordul Limfjord are o populație abundentă de păstrăv de mare. Această specie este foarte atractivă pentru pescarii sportivi. Un proiect de cooperare FLAG - GAL vizează îndeplinirea obiectivelor economice și de mediu la nivel local prin crearea unei noi destinații turistice bazată pe pescuitul de agrement.
  • Old boat engine factory transformed in a multipurpose community hub

    - Good Practice Project
    On Ærø Island, a disused boat engine factory has been turned into a community hub supporting local maritime entrepreneurship. The project aims to boost the island’s economy and social cohesion.
  • Denmark’s first open-water mussel farm

    - Good Practice Project
    Kerteminde Organic Mussel Farm represents the first Danish business to commercialise open-water raised mussels. The company aims to produce high-quality mussels in an efficient and environmentally-friendly way, in turn, boosting the area’s marine activities and creating local jobs.
  • Agersø shipyard restoration: breathing new life into a decaying building

    - Good Practice Short Story
    Residents of a Danish island formed the Association of Agersø Great Belt-Shipyard to buy and renovate an old building used as a shipyard. This initiative aims to boost local business and increase the harbourfront’s attractiveness.
  • Recycling polystyrene fish boxes

    - Good Practice Project
    Some creative thinking and investment have led to the creation of Denmark’s first recycling plant to process expanded polystyrene into plastic pellets that can be sold to manufacturers for a wide range of new products. This is a leap forward in terms of handling used fish boxes.
  • Seaweed business knowledge & skills for local seafood price improvement

    - Cooperation Idea
    The Djursland FLAG is looking to learn from other FLAG areas in order to develop projects to improve the sales price of local seafood, ideally in contexts similar with its fisheries communities (small-scale, Baltic/North Sea coastal fisheries).