FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

European Union

  • Converting a former mining area into a recreational and professional space for fisheries

    17/09/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Supported by the South Leipzig FLAG, the dynamic redevelopment of former coal mining area into recreational and professional ‘fishing base’ will improve fisheries production and further develop local tourism in the Störmthal lake region.
  • Reinstating wetlands and pike spawning grounds on the Stockholm archipelago

    04/09/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    To restore natural balance to ecosystems on the Swedish archipelago, the Stockholmsbygd FLAG has supported an initiative aimed at reinstating coastal wetlands in an effort to increase pike stocks. Key predators in the Baltic, pike are essential to maintaining biodiversity and healthy waters in the area.
  • Mar das Illas cooperation project shows results of its third edition

    31/08/2020
    - News
    The International Day of Marine Tourism and Pesca-tourism will take place on the 24th of September in the city of Pontevedra (Spain). On this day, the three FLAGs located in the Rías Baixas (Galicia) will present the results of the third edition of the Mar das Illas project, whose main objective is economic diversification through the promotion of marine tourism among fishers and their families.
  • FARNET at the EWRC 2020

    27/08/2020
    - Event
    The European Week of Regions and Cities (#EURegionsWeek) is the biggest annual Brussels-based event dedicated to cohesion policy. It comprises workshops, labs and debates in which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance.
  • Transferring CLLD to Tunisian fishing communities

    06/08/2020
    - Basic page
    An Italian FLAG and its partners access funds from EASME Sustainable Blue Economy call to support fishing communities in Tunisia develop their capacity to implement community-led local development (CLLD).
  • MONPÊCHEUR: Connecting fishers and consumers at the quay!

    06/08/2020
    - Basic page
    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.
  • Transferring CLLD to Tunisian fishing communities

    10/07/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    An Italian FLAG and its partners access funds from EASME Sustainable Blue Economy call to support fishing communities in Tunisia develop their capacity to implement community-led local development (CLLD).
  • 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
    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.