Fisheries Areas Network


  • Development of Smart Villages in coastal areas

    - Idées de coopérations
    Laukiem Jūrai FLAG (Partnership for Rural and the sea) are looking for national/international partners from FLAG villages that are involved in implementing the concept of a ‘Smart Village’. They would like to learn from good practice examples and can offer the possibility to see first-hand the implementation of specific smart solution initiatives in Latvian villages.
  • Protecting the fish resources of Ventspils

    - Good Practice Project
    A volunteer association of professional and recreational fishermen obtains support to combat illegal fishing and better monitor local fish stocks.
  • Seaweed assessment and management plan along Latvia’s coast

    - Good Practice Project
    Les GALPA lettons se sont associés à un projet de coopération pour le financement d’une étude visant à évaluer le potentiel de production d’algues dans les eaux lettonnes et à identifier des pistes pour un plan de gestion destiné à assurer l’exploitation durable de cette ressource.
  • Sea fishing and sightseeing offered by a Baltic fisherman

    - 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.
  • Planning for the activities of a Fisheries National Network

    - Good Practice Method
    Les réseaux nationaux (RN) jouent un rôle important pour faire le lien entre les FLAG, les différents acteurs du secteur de la pêche, et les administrations nationales et régionales associées au développement local des zones de pêche. Le RN letton facilite les échanges et les partages d’expérience entre les FLAG, mais aussi au sein du secteur de la pêche dans son ensemble.
  • Talsi FLAG

    - Fiches FLAG
    The Talsi FLAG is located in North Kurzeme, with a 54 km coastline along the Gulf of Riga. The FLAG area has a long history and tradition in fisheries. The activities of businesses are closely linked to the use of local natural resources
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    LV - FLAG Cooperation in Latvia

    - Cooperation MS Fiche
    Latvia’s Operational Programme highlights the role of FLAG cooperation in promoting the exchange of experience at a national and international level as a way of helping solve issues that are fundamental for local communities in fisheries areas.
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    Social inclusion for vibrant fisheries communities: Jūrmala, 21-23 March 2017

    - Event
    FARNET's fourth transnational seminar of the 2014-2020 programming period took place on 21-23 March 2017 in Jūrmala, Latvia. The theme of the event was "Social inclusion for vibrant fisheries communities". The seminar provided a framework for discussions and practical exercises based on successful cases from the EFF/EMFF, additional EU funding instruments, as well as further initiatives aimed at social inclusion.
  • Jūrkante FLAG

    - Fiches FLAG
    The Jūrkante FLAG is situated in the northern part of Latvia and stretches for about 61 km along the Gulf of Riga coast, from Skulte to Ainaži. The FLAG covers two towns (Ainaži, Salacgrīva) and two municipalities made up of six parishes (Ainaži, Salacgrīva, Liepupe, Pāle, Skulte and Viļķene).
  • Sernikon FLAG

    - Fiches FLAG
    The FLAG area is located in the metropolitan area of Riga, the capital of Latvia. It includes two municipalities, Carnikava and Saulkrasti. The area has a 35 km coastline along the Gulf of Riga and is renowned for its rich biodiversity and the landscape of the “Piejūra” Nature Park. This combination of elements provides considerable potential for the development of tourism and other related businesses.