FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

European Union

  • 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.
  • COVID-19 – FLAG Response Message Board

    09/04/2020
    - News
    Keeping you up to date on efforts and actions carried out by FLAGs, National Networks and Managing Authorities to support the fisheries and aquaculture sector in EU Member States overcome the challenges presented by the coronavirus, COVID-19. Be sure to check this rolling coverage regularly to get inspiration for actions in your areas. And contact the FARNET Support Unit with any of your news.
  • An aquarium supplied by local fishermen on the Wild Atlantic Way

    13/03/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Una empresa local creada por la comunidad de Achill hace dos décadas ha abierto, en un edificio en desuso de su propiedad, un acuario en el que trabajan voluntarios, pescadores jubilados y trabajadores relacionados con el sector pesquero. El Achill Experience Aquarium and Visitors Centre fue el primer espacio cultural de Irlanda dedicado al patrimonio pesquero local y es uno de los mayores atractivos del condado.
  • 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.
  • Fishing intelligently

    27/02/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Finnish and Polish fishermen work together on spreading new fishing techniques which benefit both the natural environment and the fisheries sector
  • FLAG helps create Spain’s first sailing school for people with disabilities

    27/02/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Thanks to Murcia FLAG’s support and networking, a paraplegic man turns his personal project of rehabilitation into the first National Sailing School for people with disabilities in the country.
  • Better local strategies around the Baltic Sea and in inland areas

    24/02/2020
    - Event
    FARNET's 9th transnational seminar for FLAGS will take place in Palanga, Lithuania from 23–25 JUNE 2020 (new dates!!) This will be the first of a series of regional (sea-basin) seminars, and it targets all FLAGs around the Baltic sea basin (Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Sweden) as well as all the inland FLAGs (including Bulgaria, Romania and Slovenia).
  • Wetland Life

    18/02/2020
    - Cooperation Idea
    A partnership of seven Greek FLAGs is looking for a transnational partner experienced in comprehensive management of protected areas including touristic activities to make them more attractive. This expertise would be collected in order to develop a management guide that will be used for the improvement of the area’s attractiveness and its guidelines and directions will be applied in the project’s publicity material (guides with alternative forms of tourism, signs, etc).
  • LAG-FLAG cooperation launches a consultancy service on funding opportunities for local citizens

    11/02/2020
    - News
    In 2018, the West-Central Sardinia FLAG and the Sinis LEADER LAG, rescued the Sportello Europa Sinis project, a public and free service to improve the communication of European, National and Regional calls and bring EU initiatives closer to the wider population.
  • 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.