FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

European Union

  • Orchestrating a new Marine Protected Area

    25/06/2018
    - Good Practice Short Story
    In collaboration with WWF Spain, and levering in funding from UP 1 of the EMFF, the Cádiz Estrecho FLAG is setting up an MPA to ensure the sustainable future of its natural environment and fisheries. While the fisheries of Cádiz have always been proactive in the protection of natural resources, further measures were deemed necessary to sufficiently protect the area’s marine environment.
  • Creating the label “Concha de la Costa”

    22/06/2018
    - Good Practice Project
    The Málaga FLAG has promoted an initiative to brand a specific local clam (‘Callista chione’ or ‘concha fina’), adding value to this local species and guaranteeing a high-quality standard.
  • Managing discards: lessons from an artisanal fishing fleet

    22/06/2018
    - Good Practice Short Story
    This FLAG project assesses the challenges of managing the discards produced by the artisanal fishing fleet in the Pontevedra Estuary, Spain. The project clarifies the impact new EU landing obligations will have on the fleet and outlines the future implications and consequences of the measures when they come into force.
  • Aquaponics to produce fish and tomatoes

    18/06/2018
    - Good Practice Project
    För att begränsa fiskodlingens miljöpåverkan har en grupp lokala aktörer, med inledande stöd från Leader LAG, utvecklat symbiotisk produktion av fisk och tomater till en mycket framgångsrik verksamhet.
  • Cultivating microalgae for omega-3

    18/06/2018
    - Good Practice Project
    Thanks to FLAG support, a new start-up company has been launched to cultivate microalgae on land for oil extraction, to be used as a pharmaceutical-grade nutrient for human consumption.
  • Galeb FLAG

    14/06/2018
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Galeb FLAG consists of six municipalities in the north-western part of Šibenik-Knin county which is situated in the central part of Croatia. The area’s landscape is characterised by limestone cliffs, numerous bays, and roughly 200 small islands.
  • Brac FLAG

    14/06/2018
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area covers the island of Brač and its surrounding waters. Brač is an island in the Adriatic Sea, Croatia. With an area of 396km2, it the largest island in Dalmatia and the third largest in the Adriatic.
  • Lostura FLAG

    14/06/2018
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is situated in Zadar County and includes the territories of Pakoštane, Sv. Filip i Jakov, Tkon, Pašman and Biograd na Moru. The FLAG’s territory encompasses 46 islands in the Adriatic Sea, situated close to the mainland.
  • Vela Vrata FLAG

    14/06/2018
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Vela Vrata brings together islands of Cres and Lošinj, and their respective towns and municipalities, and the city of Opatija, municipalities of Lovran and Mošćenička Draga on the coast.
  • Tramuntana FLAG

    14/06/2018
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Tramuntana FLAG covers five local self-government units: Senj, Karlobag, Lopar, Rab and Novalja. The units are situated in the counties of Primorje-Gorski Kotar and Lika-Senj. Karlobag and Senj are coastal areas and the regions of Lopar, Novalja and Rab are located inland.