FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

European Union

  • Preserving wild sea urchins through sustainable farming

    22/10/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The Mondego Mar FLAG financed a project to bring some unused saltpans back into use to produce an aquaculture product which is highly coveted by restaurateurs: the sea urchin, also known as ‘Portuguese caviar’.
  • Blockchain improves traceability for small-scale fishers

    04/10/2021
    - Basic page
    This cooperation project aimed to apply a technology based on the “blockchain” principle to fisheries. By using this trustworthy shared recording system, the three FLAGs implemented a traceability system which provides complete and accurate information to consumers of artisanal fishing products.
  • Joint promotion for increasing local incomes

    30/09/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Two FLAGs in Poland have joined efforts to implement a project promoting the fishing potential of two different regions. By focusing on their areas of greatest expertise, the FLAGs made a greater impact in their respective localities.
  • Blockchain improves traceability for small-scale fishers

    28/09/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    This cooperation project aimed to apply a technology based on the “blockchain” principle to fisheries. By using this trustworthy shared recording system, the three FLAGs implemented a traceability system which provides complete and accurate information to consumers of artisanal fishing products.
  • Indoor aquaponics farm development

    28/09/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    A Finnish FLAG supported a research project to create a business model based on indoor aquaponic farming. This innovative concept reduces water use by 85% and produces both fish and vegetables with near zero-waste discharge.
  • Improving eel stocks in Lake Bolmen

    28/09/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    To improve eel production in Lake Bolmen, the Halland FLAG has supported an initiative aimed at investigating why eel stocks are lower than expected compared to other similar sized lakes in Sweden. As eel are of high value to local fishers and tourism in the area, the project aims to identify and improve the cause of reduced eel stocks in the lake.
  • Promoting line-caught fish with local stakeholders

    23/09/2021
    - Basic page
    The professional line fishers’ association of the Brittany region has run a communication campaign to promote line-caught fish. Two FLAGs cooperated to support this campaign that highlights the environmental sustainability and quality that are associated with this way of fishing.
  • Promoting line-caught fish with local stakeholders

    21/09/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    La asociación de pescadores profesionales con sedal de la región de Bretaña ha llevado a cabo una campaña de comunicación para promover el pescado capturado con dicha técnica. La campaña, en la que han colaborado dos GALP, pretende sensibilizar al público sobre la sostenibilidad medioambiental y la calidad asociadas a este tipo de pesca.
  • Turning shellfish by-products into energy

    26/07/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    La acuicultura conchícola constituye una importante actividad económica en la costa francesa del Atlántico, aunque también genera subproductos en forma de mejillones de pequeño tamaño que se suelen desechar. El objetivo de este proyecto es explotar el potencial que este producto tiene para generar metano como fuente de energía.
  • Recruiting young people to train with experienced fishers

    29/06/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    El GALP de Laponia ha financiado un proyecto de contratación y formación de pescadores a fin de rejuvenecer el envejecido sector pesquero de la zona alrededor de los lagos de Lokka y Porttipahta. Como resultado de dicho proyecto, han empezado a faenar 14 pescadores jóvenes de ambos sexos.