FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

European Union

  • New funds for small-scale fisheries projects

    19/04/2021
    - Basic page
    WWF and Blue Seeds have launched an innovative scheme supporting small-scale fishers in coastal areas that want to implement measures to reduce the environmental impact of fisheries.
  • From Denmark to the Rhodopes: bringing fisheries closer to citizens

    16/04/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    After a study visit to Fyn FLAG in Denmark, a fishers’ association member was inspired to adapt one of the Danish projects to his area’s needs. The project aims to boost tourism and improve local knowledge of fisheries heritage.
  • A coastal management plan by local fishers and fish farmers

    07/04/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    Acuicultores y pescadores costeros a pequeña escala han participado activamente en el diseño de un plan de gestión costera para el litoral de la región de Emilia-Romagna. Este plan de gestión de poblaciones se centra en tres especies locales de gran valor identificadas por el sector a nivel regional.
  • Coop to Coast project: European and Turkish Cooperation for the Development of Coastal Territories

    06/04/2021
    - Basic page
    On 16 December 2020, the transnational cooperation EU-Turkey Coops to Coast held its final capitalisation event, organised by the Black Sea Science Technology and Culture Association and Haliéus Italy (leading partners).
  • Reducing waste linked to processing shellfish

    30/03/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    An Irish FLAG has supported a local, family aquaculture business that farms Gigas oysters to improve processing methods, reduce energy consumption and cut waste.
  • Fishers campaigning for reducing plastic in ports

    23/03/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The FISHEKO Operation, covering the whole coastline of Slovenia, is a project giving local fishers communication training and hiring them to carry out an awareness-raising campaign against single-use plastics in marine activities.
  • Autumn Passages 2020: promoting fisheries in the old city of Nessebar

    02/03/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    The municipality of Nessebar organised the first edition of “Autumn Passages” in 2020. During this festival, the local community and tourists enjoyed of a wide range of activities to promote Black Sea fisheries products, fishing as a profession and preserving maritime heritage.
  • MPAs: under fishers' surveillance

    12/02/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    Los pescadores del lugar, con el apoyo del GALP, están ayudando a hacer que se cumplan las medidas de protección y a detener la pesca furtiva en la reserva marina de interés pesquero más antigua de la región, Cabo de Palos. Gracias a la mejora de la protección, se ha logrado un aumento de las especies endémicas.
  • A network for seafaring women

    03/02/2021
    - Basic page
    A cooperation project between two Catalan FLAGs has supported the creation of an association, which aims to increase the visibility of women from fishing and aquaculture and improve their ability to develop business projects that help diversify the sector.
  • A network for seafaring women

    01/02/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    Un proyecto de cooperación entre dos GALP catalanes ha permitido crear una asociación que tiene como objetivo aumentar la visibilidad de las mujeres en el sector de la pesca y la acuicultura, y mejorar su capacidad para desarrollar iniciativas empresariales que ayuden a diversificar el sector.