FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

European Union

  • FLAG Cooperation in Croatia

    20/12/2017
    - Cooperation MS Fiche
    The 2014-2020 programming period is the first time that Croatia has Fisheries Local Action Groups, most of which are starting operations in 2018.
  • FLAG Cooperation in Spain

    20/12/2017
    - Cooperation MS Fiche
    Cooperation is organised in different ways around Spain, depending on the region. It is generally not mandatory but in the region of Andalusia was a compulsory element of the local development strategies that candidate FLAGs had to submit.
  • FLAG Cooperation in Romania

    20/12/2017
    - 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 2018.
  • FLAG Cooperation in Lithuania

    20/12/2017
    - Cooperation MS Fiche
    FLAGs in Lithuania can choose whether to take advantage of the opportunity to cooperate with other groups, in which case, they choose the themes that are most relevant to them.
  • Mobilising the Baltic young through LAG-FLAG cooperation

    19/12/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    Two FLAGs and two LAGs from Finland and Estonia signed a cooperation agreement to promote youth exchanges around fisheries cultural heritage in order to revitalise the traditional links between Estonian coastal villages and Finnish coastal areas.
  • Trialling more selective lobster pots

    15/12/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    FLAG cooperates with local fisheries management body to encourage uptake by fishermen to trial lobster pots with specially designed escape gaps, providing both environmental and commercial benefits.
  • North of Tyne FLAG

    15/12/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area comprises 14 settlements with fishing activity from North Shields in the south to Berwick-upon-Tweed in the north, covering a distance of approximately 105 km, with a coastal population of 72,728, and with over 150 people directly in the fishing industry.
  • Forth FLAG

    15/12/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area covers the fisheries communities and coastline of the three combined local authority areas of Scottish Borders, East Lothian and Fife. The area includes 12 working harbours, several of which are discrete fishery harbours built in the 19th century.
  • Sea fishing and sightseeing offered by a Baltic fisherman

    11/12/2017
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Ģirts Purviņš is the owner of GP Trading Ltd. and an experienced freshwater and saltwater fisherman. With the support of his local FLAG he has diversified his activities and the area’s tourism offer.
  • Blue Economy Awards for FLAG projects

    11/12/2017
    - Good Practice Method
    För att stimulera kommunikation kring LLU och öka medvetenheten om FLAG-gruppernas arbete i Galiciens kustområden anordnade den regionala förvaltningen en projekttävling och en prisutdelningsceremoni.