FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Union Européenne

  • Reviving the fisheries sector by promoting local seafood

    09/07/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    To support the economic revival of the local fishing sector following the COVID-19 crisis, the local fishing communities of the Hauts-de-France region have launched a weekly column in newspapers to promote their seafood products.
  • Adapting fishing practices to protect seabirds

    06/07/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Le GALPA Oeste a uni ses forces à celles de l’ONG portugaise SPEA pour le projet MedAves Pesca, en vue d’améliorer la communication et l’interaction avec le secteur de la pêche. Ce projet conjoint était axé sur l’adaptation des pratiques de pêche afin d’éviter la mort d’oiseaux marins dans le cadre des activités de pêche dans la région des Ilhas Berlengas.
  • French FLAG helps in the fight against the effects of COVID-19

    03/07/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    As fishing and aquaculture continue to suffer a considerable loss of turnover, a small group of fishers and a fish farmer volunteered to deliver fresh fish to local restaurateurs who, in turn, prepare free-of-charge dishes for hospital staff and people in need.
  • From fishermen to you

    19/06/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Online sales have generated new interest since the COVID-19 pandemic, giving a renewed boost to projects such as Cabaz do Peixe. This virtual platform to sell fish to the general public from the local artisanal fishing fleet ensures the delivery of fresh and high-quality products, as well as consumer safety
  • Promoting the territory through culinary heritage and local seafood

    17/06/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The Gargano LAG integrated the promotion of cultural and gastronomy heritage into their local development plan. This includes the development and promotion of the seafood sector. To do so, it supported the development of the Pesca Mia app, which connects the seafood sector, restaurants and private consumers.
  • Keeping fishing active and safe during the sanitary crisis

    17/06/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    COVID-19 paralysed many sectors of the economy in the Basque Country. Although the fisheries sector, like other food-producing sectors, was given priority during the pandemic, the lack of security and low-priced seafood could have forced many vessels and fishing organisations to stop working.
  • Fisch vom Kutter: a success story to overcome the sanitary crisis

    16/06/2020
    - Actualité
    The Fisch vom Kutter web portal for the distance sale of freshly landed catches from the German Baltic Coat vessels is a success story that started in 2009. FARNET published a Good Practice example during the project’s first programming period.
  • Producing essential oils from marine plants

    16/06/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Thanks to business advice from Oeste FLAG and national financial support, a fisheries observer who wanted to change his career path has successfully started his own company in Portugal, working with marine plants called halophytes.
  • MonPêcheur: Connecting fishers and consumers at the quay!

    16/06/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Deux GALPA voisins coopèrent pour soutenir MonPêcheur, une appli pour smartphone qui met en relation des pêcheurs locaux et des consommateurs par le biais d’une plateforme en ligne. Les pêcheurs peuvent l’utiliser pour informer directement les consommateurs sur leurs prises, promouvoir leurs produits et les vendre.
  • An app to promote waste collection and sport

    15/06/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Afin de soutenir la conservation marine et de lutter contre les déchets marins, un pêcheur catalan (Espagne) et ses deux sœurs ont conçu une application et lancé une campagne pour promouvoir à la fois le ramassage de détritus et la pratique d’activités sportives en groupe.