FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

France

  • 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
    - Idées de coopérations
    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
    - Idées de coopérations
    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.
  • FARNET Magazine n°16

    23/10/2018
    - Publication
    The sixteenth edition of the FARNET magazine explores sustainability, blue growth and the circular economy from a CLLD perspective. What have we learnt in the ten years since a CLLD approach was first introduced in fisheries areas under the EMFF? How can we position fisheries CLLD for the future? Is the circular economy key? These are just some of the questions addressed in this thought-provoking edition.
  • Fisheries and wind farming

    05/10/2018
    - Idées de coopérations
    The West Normandy FLAG is looking for experience, examples and solutions in the coordination and harmonising of offshore wind farming and fisheries activities. Through this cooperation project and with its future partners, the FLAG aims to develop guidance on how to develop and manage the successful co-existence of these two industries.
  • A cooperation project to add value to local food products

    19/07/2018
    - Idées de coopérations
    The Saint-Brieuc LEADER LAG and FLAG want to foster economic and tourism development in their area by making local products a lever to create tools for tourism, attract new visitors, improve the area's profile and enable local actors to work together. Through this cooperation project, the Saint-Brieuc LEADER LAG and FLAG aim to build, share and find development opportunities with its future partners; doing better together by drawing on shared experiences and good practices.
  • Cooperation Café

    03/07/2018
    - Idées de coopérations
    The metropolitan center of Brest in France organized a “Cooperation Café” for both local LAGs and FLAGs last month to discover the opportunities linked with cooperation.
  • Mediterranean resource management and adding value

    17/04/2018
    - Actualité
    Thanks to the collaboration between two FLAGs, French and Italian fishing and shellfish operators will be improving their capacity to adapt their activities to environmental and market trends, ensuring the economic viability of Mediterranean fisheries.
  • Maritime job sharing

    11/04/2018
    - Good Practice Short Story
    FLAG supports the setting up of an organisation to encourage and facilitate job sharing between local oyster farming activities and the fishing sector.