FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

France

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • MonPêcheur: Connecting fishers and consumers at the quay!

    16/06/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    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.
  • AKTES - Transnational Coastal Quality Pact

    10/03/2020
    - Cooperation Idea
    Pillio FLAG is looking for partners from Cyprus, Italy, Malta, Spain, Portugal and France to create a transnational organisation (AKTES). The purpose of the organisation is the development and implementation a transnational quality agreement (pact) joining tourism stakeholders under a common strategy. The strategy aims to guarantee a minimum quality for products and services; improving the tourist offer of those areas; mitigating seasonality; and encouraging better incomes and working conditions for local communities in coastal areas.
  • A social enterprise that places local fish in school canteens

    24/01/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    A social joint venture between the Red Cross and a local fish auction helps the unemployed into work while securing a place to process undervalued local seafood.
  • Using a Hackathon to foster entrepreneurship and innovation in coastal areas

    12/09/2019
    - Good Practice Method
    For the fourth consecutive year, Boulogne-sur-Mer has hosted a Hackathon to foster entrepreneurial and innovative ideas in tackling the challenges faced by the region’s coastal areas.
  • Fil & Fab: From harbour collection to recycling of old fishing nets

    22/07/2019
    - Good Practice Short Story
    New start-up, Fil & Fab, is tackling the issue of marine litter by developing the first French recycling network for old fishing nets.
  • Farming and harvesting seaweed on the shore, on land and at sea

    18/03/2019
    - Cooperation Idea
    The Association of Professional Seaweed Harvesters of the Shores of Brittany (SRPARB) would like to exchange good practices and expertise between professionals.
  • Recovery of the red lobster stock - fishing techniques and management

    18/03/2019
    - Cooperation Idea
    The Fisheries Committee of Finistère is looking for exchanges of good practices with Australian professional fishermen on management measures put in place, fishing practices (traps, etc.), protection of juveniles, restocking, etc.
  • glass jar on beach with plastic waste collected by ReSeaclons

    Reseaclons: an innovative and participative scheme for recycling marine litter

    11/03/2019
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The Vidourle Camargue FLAG has collaborated with local stakeholders on a pilot scheme for collecting and recycling marine litter. The mix of plastic waste collected by the local fishermen are recycled all together thanks to an innovative industrial process.