FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

European Union

  • Port development through local cooperation in Sweden

    10/09/2019
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The operation of Hästholmen harbour involves the cooperation of several local actors. Through a series of FLAG projects, the port has been improved and developed in accordance with the local community’s needs and opportunities.
  • Xesmar: a digital app for managing shellfish activities

    30/07/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    A digital platform developed by and for the shellfish sector simplifies and improves the day-to-day management, control and planning of shellfish activities.
  • Fil & Fab: From harbour collection to recycling of old fishing nets

    22/07/2019
    - Good Practice Short Story
    New start-up, Fil & Fab, is tackling the issue of marine litter by developing the first French recycling network for old fishing nets.
  • Dealing with the challenges of 500-year-old fishing traditions

    10/07/2019
    - Good Practice Short Story
    This project shows how to bring together preservation of cultural heritage with present needs of fishermen.
  • Denmark’s first open-water mussel farm

    10/07/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    Kerteminde Økologiske Linemuslinger er den første danske virksomhed, der sælger økologiske blåmuslinger opdrættet i havbrug. Firmaet har sat sig for at producere muslinger af høj kvalitet på en effektiv og miljøvenlig måde og dermed også sætte mere gang i områdets vandaktiviteter og skabe lokale arbejdspladser.
  • Salina Greens – Farming organic Salicornia on abandoned salt marshes

    27/06/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    "Salina Greens" er en portugisisk virksomhed, der producerer og forarbejder økologisk salturt (Salicornia), som er en plante, der hører hjemme på strandenge. Dette produktionssystem bidrager til bevarelsen af områder med høj miljømæssig værdi og understøtter samtidig den lokale økonomi.
  • Adding fish to local food baskets

    27/06/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    In Abruzzo, southern Italy, Solidarity Purchasing Groups have teamed up with fishermen to start including fish in their local food baskets.
  • New quality label in Croatia promotes restaurants serving local fish

    25/06/2019
    - Good Practice Short Story
    In Dalmatia, fishermen and restaurants received support from Galeb FLAG to create the ‘Fishermen recommend’ scheme and quality label, endorsing local fish products.
  • Agersø shipyard restoration: breathing new life into a decaying building

    25/06/2019
    - 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.
  • Umami processing methods add value to local fish

    21/06/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    A Finnish fisherman has taken up the Japanese method of ageing fish known as “umami”, attracting Michelin star chefs.