FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

European Union

  • MPAs: under fishers' surveillance

    12/02/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    With support from the FLAG, local fishers are helping enforce protection measures and halt poaching in the region’s oldest fisheries marine reserve, Cabo de Palos. Its improved protection has favoured an increase of endemic species.
  • 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
    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.
  • Freeing maritime areas from poaching

    27/01/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Through cooperation between the island government and the FLAG, the fishing sector in la Gomera has been involved in the study, location and design of a protocol for the removal of traps used for illegal fishing.
  • Mobile App for reporting catch data

    18/01/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    The East Finland FLAG has supported the creation of a mobile app for Finnish inland fishers to register their catches. Developed by a University of Applied Sciences and introduced in May 2020, the tool will enhance catch-data collection and traceability along the fisheries value chain.
  • Creating a new tourist destination based on recreational fishing

    06/01/2021
    - Basic page
    Despite experiencing environmental strain, the Limfjord has an abundance of sea trout. This species is very attractive to anglers. A FLAG-LAG cooperation project addresses local economic and environmental goals by creating a new tourist location based on recreational fishing.
  • HR - FLAG Cooperation in Croatia

    16/12/2020
    - Cooperation MS Fiche
    The 2014-2020 programming period is the first time that Croatia has Fisheries Local Action Groups, which started to implement their strategies in 2019.
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    GR - FLAG Cooperation in Greece

    16/12/2020
    - Cooperation MS Fiche
    Cooperation is strongly encouraged in Greece and the proposal of at least one (inter-territorial or transnational) cooperation project was a compulsory element of the application process for candidate FLAGs to receive EMFF funding. Some of the themes emerging most strongly from the Greek local development strategies include cooperation around tourism, thematic trails (e.g. around gastronomy, archaeology…) and diving parks.
  • RO - FLAG Cooperation in Romania

    16/12/2020
    - Cooperation MS Fiche
    Romania is one of just five Member States, organising FLAG cooperation at National level, with specific calls for projects that it plans to open once a year starting in 2020.
  • CY - Cooperation in Cyprus

    16/12/2020
    - Cooperation MS Fiche
    Cooperation is strongly encouraged in Cyprus, both at the inter-territorial and the transnational level. The call for FLAG strategies included a specific section for cooperation plans and all three Cypriot FLAGs, therefore, received provisional approval of their cooperation proposals when selected.