FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

European Union

  • Adapting fishing practices to protect seabirds

    06/07/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Through the MedAves Pesca project, the Oeste FLAG joined together with the Portuguese NGO SPEA to enable better communication and interaction with the fisheries sector. This joint project focused on adapting fisheries practices to avoid the death of seabirds while fishing in the Ilhas Berlengas area.
  • 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
    Nuo koronaviruso (COVID-19) pandemijos pradžios pardavimai internetu sukėlė naują susidomėjimo bangą ir suteikė naują impulsą tokiems projektams, kaip „Cabaz do Peixe“ (žuvies krepšelis). Ši virtuali vietinio priekrantės žvejybos laivyno sugaunamų žuvų pardavimo plačiajai visuomenei platforma užtikrina šviežių ir aukštos kokybės produktų pristatymą bei vartotojų saugumą.
  • 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
    - News
    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
    Two neighbouring FLAGs cooperate to support a mobile phone app, MonPêcheur, to connect local fishers with consumers by providing them with an online platform for communicating, promoting, and selling their catches directly to the consumer.
  • Effective local projects for a sustainable Mediterranean and Black Sea

    15/06/2020
    - Event
    At the initiative of DG MARE, the FARNET Support Unit is organising its 10th transnational seminar for FLAGS from the Mediterranean & Black Sea. It will focus on some of the common challenges faced in these sea basins such as the viability and sustainability of fisheries, aquaculture and tourism, as well actions FLAGs can foster to protect the marine eco-systems they depend on.
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    Italy Webinar - Il ruolo dei FLAG nel rilancio economico e sociale delle comunità di pesca dopo la fase di lockdown

    24/05/2020
    - Event
    L’Unità di assistenza FARNET è lieta di invitarvi ad un webinar sul ruolo dei FLAG nel rilancio economico e sociale delle comunità di pesca dopo il lockdown.