FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

European Union

  • From fishermen to you

    19/06/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Online sales have generated new interest since the COVID-19 pandemic, giving a renewed boost to projects such as Cabaz do Peixe. This virtual platform to sell fish to the general public from the local artisanal fishing fleet ensures the delivery of fresh and high-quality products, as well as consumer safety
  • Promoting the territory through culinary heritage and local seafood

    17/06/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The Gargano LAG integrated the promotion of cultural and gastronomy heritage into their local development plan. This includes the development and promotion of the seafood sector. To do so, it supported the development of the Pesca Mia app, which connects the seafood sector, restaurants and private consumers.
  • Keeping fishing active and safe during the sanitary crisis

    17/06/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    COVID-19 paralysed many sectors of the economy in the Basque Country. Although the fisheries sector, like other food-producing sectors, was given priority during the pandemic, the lack of security and low-priced seafood could have forced many vessels and fishing organisations to stop working.
  • Fisch vom Kutter: a success story to overcome the sanitary crisis

    16/06/2020
    - News
    The Fisch vom Kutter web portal for the distance sale of freshly landed catches from the German Baltic Coat vessels is a success story that started in 2009. FARNET published a Good Practice example during the project’s first programming period.
  • Producing essential oils from marine plants

    16/06/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Thanks to business advice from Oeste FLAG and national financial support, a fisheries observer who wanted to change his career path has successfully started his own company in Portugal, working with marine plants called halophytes.
  • MonPêcheur: Connecting fishers and consumers at the quay!

    16/06/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Two neighbouring FLAGs cooperate to support a mobile phone app, MonPêcheur, to connect local fishers with consumers by providing them with an online platform for communicating, promoting, and selling their catches directly to the consumer.
  • Effective local projects for a sustainable Mediterranean and Black Sea

    15/06/2020
    - Event
    At the initiative of DG MARE, the FARNET Support Unit is organising its 10th transnational seminar for FLAGS from the Mediterranean & Black Sea. It will focus on some of the common challenges faced in these sea basins such as the viability and sustainability of fisheries, aquaculture and tourism, as well actions FLAGs can foster to protect the marine eco-systems they depend on.
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    Italy Webinar - Il ruolo dei FLAG nel rilancio economico e sociale delle comunità di pesca dopo la fase di lockdown

    24/05/2020
    - Event
    L’Unità di assistenza FARNET è lieta di invitarvi ad un webinar sul ruolo dei FLAG nel rilancio economico e sociale delle comunità di pesca dopo il lockdown.
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    Italy Webinar – Misure di sostegno finanziario per mitigare l’impatto del COVID-19 nei settori pesca e acquacoltura

    13/05/2020
    - Event
    l’Unità di assistenza FARNET con la partecipazione dei colleghi di DG MARE, ha organizzato un webinar sull’argomento dei provvedimenti COVID-19 nel FEAMP e gli eventuali cambiamenti nel quadro operativo dei FLAG per contribuire a fronteggiare la crisi.
  • Creating a network for marine litter management

    10/04/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Four Sardinian FLAGs have linked up with the University of Cagliari to create a waste management system for efficiently dealing with marine litter caught by local fishers.