FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

European Union

  • Promoting aquaculture products

    31/01/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Three Slovenian FLAGs are implementing a collaborative assessment of fisheries products to establish a quality system for fish products produced in Slovenia.
  • Private fish processor investing in the FLAGs

    31/01/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    With their “Thanks to the Fisherman” campaign, one of Finland’s biggest fish processors, aims to raise approximately €100 000 for the FLAGs to support their local fishermen
  • Dobrogea North FLAG

    30/01/2020
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Situated on the Black Sea, the FLAG area is characterised by a series of reliefs and cliffs. Inland the region includes a network of lakes and the territory is crossed by a significant number of rivers, including the Casimcea with a length of 50km and a river basin of 740km2. In the FLAG area also includes the long Poarta Alba - Midia Năvodari channel which connects the Midia Maritime Luminita Por
  • Fishing festivals to promote local freshwater species

    29/01/2020
    - Basic page
    A cooperation project promoting fishing heritage, strengthening local traditions and increasing the consumption of forgotten freshwater fish species. More information available in EN, LT, DA, FI, EL, FR
  • A cooperation project seeks to build a future for pesca-tourism in Greece

    28/01/2020
    - News
    Twenty Greek FLAGs met on January to launch a cooperation project on pesca-tourism. With this initiative, they aim to promote the activity among the fisheries community as a diversification tool and a new source of revenue.
  • A social enterprise that places local fish in school canteens

    24/01/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    A social joint venture between the Red Cross and a local fish auction helps the unemployed into work while securing a place to process undervalued local seafood.
  • PT - FLAG Cooperation in Portugal

    21/01/2020
    - Cooperation MS Fiche
    Cooperation in Portugal is considered a useful tool to allow the FLAGs to bring together the knowledge and capacity of actors with different levels of experience, including those from rural and urban areas. As such, support for cooperation will focus on fostering exchange between different organisations, with the aim of resolving common problems and putting into practice ideas that produce benefits that go beyond a single FLAG area.
  • Seeking information about lampara nets and purse seines

    14/01/2020
    - Cooperation Idea
    Bothnian Sea and Lake Pyhajarvi FLAG is looking for other European FLAGs interested in sharing experience in using other types of  gear, which can respond to the dual challenges that seals and diminishing ice cover represent.  Experiences in the use of lampara nets and/or purse seines in coastal, and more specifically, shallow waters, under 20 metres in depth (mostly 5-12 metres) are of particular interest.
  • Fishing festivals to promote local freshwater species

    20/12/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    Et projekt til synliggørelse af fiskeriarven, styrkelse af lokale traditioner og fremme af forbruget af glemte ferskvandsfiskearter
  • Fish farm transforms into a tourism and recreation centre

    19/12/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    A Polish fish farm has diversified and transformed into a thriving tourism and recreation centre, adding value and an additional revenue stream.