FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Italy

  • The marine villages of Ionian Sea FLAG

    30/05/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is located at the North-Eastern side of the Calabria region, close to the Gulf of Taranto. The area has important fish landing ports, fish processing enterprises and significant tourism potential, however there are challenges here linked to poor integration between sectors especially poor linkages between traditional fishing activities and tourism.
  • Emilia-Romagna Coast FLAG

    29/05/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG covers the entire 130km coast of the Emilia-Romagna region. In this region fishing and lagoon fish farming have a tradition for centuries. The local economy is mainly based on fishing, aquaculture, mari-culture and summer coastal tourism.
  • Territories and traditions of the stockfish: places, techniques, gastronomy

    17/05/2017
    - Cooperation Idea
    The dello Stretto FLAG from Italy wishes to compare current states of fishing techniques, storage, distribution, gastronomic traditions and land management as well as integrated development strategies for the coastal areas of project partners. careful analysis of these factors, starting from fishing grounds to the production places, can create added value for involved territories and cultures.
  • Venetian - VeGAL FLAG

    16/05/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The territory of VEGAC covers the entire coast between the mouth of the river Tagliamento (North) and the northern pier of the Port of Chioggia (South). Economically, the area developed since the seventies into a major seaside resort system characterized by tourist flows thanks to the large sandy shoreline north of the Venice lagoon and to the proximity to the historic city of Venice.
  • Italy - 53 FLAGs - 85.7 M€

    18/04/2017
    - Country Factsheet
    The 55 Italian FLAGs focus on the fisheries sector’s local production systems, promoting innovative fisheries products and processing, and supporting links with the agri-food sector.
  • Etruscan coast FLAG

    18/04/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area was selected based on the presence of significant fishing ports accommodating the fishing fleets operating in the maritime departments of Livorno and Portoferraio, which make use of the same fishing area and fish resources. In this area, the fishermen share markets, marketing methods and processing methods.
  • FARNET Videos

    26/02/2017
    - Basic page
    FARNET has some great videos
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    Microcredit for small-scale fishermen

    17/01/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    Da anni, i pescatori locali subiscono gli effetti della crisi finanziaria. Il sistema bancario sardo è circoscritto a un esiguo numero di operatori, con severi vincoli per la concessione di prestiti. I pescatori non sono necessariamente in grado di fornire le garanzie normalmente richieste e questo rende più arduo ottenere un mutuo. Poiché i pescatori non sempre corrispondono al profilo del mutuatario tipo, possono essere dichiarati “non idonei” dalla banca. Da alcune recenti discussioni con i pescatori locali è emersa la necessità di offrire loro un sistema creditizio più accessibile per aiutarli a finanziare le loro iniziative.
  • The human touch for open communication

    02/01/2017
    - Good Practice Short Story
    A year prior to the launch of her Axis 4 supported research on social relationships and communication in fisheries communities, Monica Palladino was on holiday on the Costa Viola, a part of the Calabrian coast hosting several fisheries strongholds. There, she came to the conclusion that, if she was to understand the fishermen’s professional relationships, she would herself need to become part of their network...
  • ITINERAMED - Mediterranean gastronomy

    29/12/2016
    - Cooperation Idea
    ITINERAMED would like to enlarge its project to other countries and other Mediterranean cities who have a true culinary tradition based on fish.