FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

European Union

  • Calarasi Danube FLAG

    16/01/2018
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG territory is flat, located in the South-East of the country and consists of the Bărăgan plain and the Danube meadow. In the FLAG area, there are natural coastline wetlands with great biological diversity.
  • Braila FLAG

    16/01/2018
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is located in the Braila Plainm in the South-east of the country, in the basins of the Danube, Calmăţui and Siret rivers. The natural environment, through its hydrographic network, relief, vegetation and fauna, fosters the development of the fisheries sector and tourism.
  • Crushed shells and 3D printing

    11/01/2018
    - Good Practice Short Story
    In Olbia, the northern area of Sardinia, the shells of mussels are no longer considered waste. With the help of the FLAG, local students and teachers are using crushed shells to create useful objects of all sorts, from moulds created by 3D printing.
  • Bisset’s Fish Van

    11/01/2018
    - Good Practice Project
    Local fish delivered fresh to the doorstep as fisherman boosts the family business through direct sales from FLAG funded van.
  • Boosting a seaweed business on the Irish offshore Islands

    11/01/2018
    - Good Practice Short Story
    West FLAG supports business development among some of the most marginalised and remote communities in the country, including offshore islands and native Irish speaking communities where a seaweed company has grown from one to four employees.
  • Croatia - 14 FLAGs - 29 M€

    09/01/2018
    - Country Factsheet
    Croatian FLAGs (currently 14) were selected for the first time in 2017 by the Ministry for Agriculture. Croatia’s objectives for the implementation of CLLD in fisheries include the sustainable economic development of coastal and island communities by adding value to fisheries-linked activities, and diversifying activities from other sectors
  • Slovenia - 4 FLAGs - 6.7 M€

    09/01/2018
    - Country Factsheet
    Slovenia has a coastline of only 46km along the northern Adriatic, between Italy and Croatia in the Gulf of Trieste. The 4 Slovenian FLAGs aim to strengthen connections between fishermen and other sectors in the community, as well as with the scientific community; increase the visibility of freshwater aquaculture and its integration among other sectors (e.g. tourism, culture, catering).
  • Romania - 22 FLAGs - 44.8 M€

    09/01/2018
    - Country Factsheet
    Romanian fishing activities mostly take place in lakes and ponds, rivers and marine waters from the Black Sea. The 22 Romanian FLAGs promote economic diversification and new forms of income that can help revitalise their communities.
  • Bulgaria - 9 FLAGs - 17.8 M€

    21/12/2017
    - Country Factsheet
    In Bulgaria there are nine FLAGs, three inland and five at the Black Sea. The focus of CLLD is on diversifying activities; promoting social wellbeing and cultural heritage; enhancing and capitalising on environmental assets.
  • FLAG Cooperation in Portugal

    20/12/2017
    - Cooperation MS Fiche
    Cooperation in Portugal is considered a tool to allow the FLAGs to bring together the knowledge and capacity of different actors for a common objective. Both national and transnational cooperation are seen as a way of helping achieve the strategic objectives of the FLAGs.