Fisheries Areas Network

European Union

  • Creating a network for marine litter management

    - 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

    - 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

    - Good Practice Project
    Achilli kogukonnas kaks aastakümmet tegutsenud kohalik ettevõte ehitas enda jõududega kasutuseta jäänud hoonesse akvaariumi. Selleks kasutati nii vabatahtlike, pensionile jäänud kalurite kui ka kalatööstusega seotud töötajate abi. Achill Experience’i akvaariumist ja külastuskeskusest sai esimene kultuuriasutus Iirimaal, mis põhineb kohalike kalurite pärandil. Lisaks on sellest saanud krahvkonna suurimaid atraktsioone.
  • AKTES - Transnational Coastal Quality Pact

    - 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

    - Good Practice Project
    Soome ja Poola kalurid teevad koostööd, et levitada uusi kalapüügimeetodeid, millest on kasu nii looduskeskkonnale kui ka kalandussektorile
  • FLAG helps create Spain’s first sailing school for people with disabilities

    - 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

    - 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

    - 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

    - 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

    - Good Practice Project
    Kolm Sloveenia FLAGi rakendavad ühist kalandustoodete hindamist, et seada sisse kvaliteedisüsteem Sloveenias toodetud kalatoodetele.