FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

European Union

  • Promoting line-caught fish with local stakeholders

    21/09/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    The professional line fishers’ association of the Brittany region has run a communication campaign to promote line-caught fish. Two FLAGs cooperated to support this campaign that highlights the environmental sustainability and quality that are associated with this way of fishing.
  • Turning shellfish by-products into energy

    26/07/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    Shellfish farming is an important economic activity on the Atlantic French coast. But it also generates undersized mussels as by-products which are usually thrown away. This project focuses on exploiting their potential by generating methane to produce energy.
  • Recruiting young people to train with experienced fishers

    29/06/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    Lapońska LGR sfinansowała projekt naboru i szkoleń, którego celem było odmłodzenie starzejącego się sektora rybołówstwa na obszarze wokół zbiorników Lokka oraz Porttipahta. W rezultacie działalność rozpoczęło 14 młodych rybaków obu płci.
  • Making oyster farming energy self-sufficient

    29/06/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    Stocznia Chantier Bretagne Sud prowadzi projekt wspierający hodowców ostryg w Bretanii w przechodzeniu na odnawialne źródła energii, analizując ich potrzeby i oferując im odpowiednio dostosowane technologie.
  • European cooperation on actions for the preservation of water quality

    10/06/2021
    - Cooperation Idea
    The Intercommunal Syndicate of Arcachon Bay (SIBA) is looking for FLAGs from EU in a variety of areas, including bays, lagoons andr gulf ecosystems, for exchanging good practices on water quality preservation. The final goal of this cooperation would be to engage with local/regional agencies in charge of water quality management; to exchange good practices, share lessons and answer common questions; and to set the baseline for a formal cooperation across European bays on the topic of water quality management.
  • Energy Island: Networking for local economic impact

    17/05/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    A FLAG supported project brings together a network of 17 local businesses in order to consolidate Bornholm as one of Denmark’s two “energy islands”, focused on the production and transformation of wind energy.
  • Better salinity and temperature data to improve flat oyster spat collection

    10/05/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    The oyster farmers of south Brittany installed a high-frequency multi-sensing buoy to support the understanding of spat settlement of the flat oyster, a key resource in the area.
  • New funds for small-scale fisheries projects

    26/04/2021
    - News
    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

    26/04/2021
    - Basic page
    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.
  • Wind turbine

    Eco-diversifying the local economy

    26/04/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    In Poland, the North Kaszuby FLAG supported the setting up of an experimental wind turbine in a local engineering company, helping to establish a new local energy supply, to promote economic diversification, and to create a new educational offer.