Fisheries Areas Network


  • Latvia - 6 FLAGs - 25 M€

    - Country Factsheet
    In order to increase employment and territorial cohesion in fisheries-dependent areas, the six Latvian FLAGs aim to add value and promote innovation at all stages of the fisheries and aquaculture products supply chain; support diversification; enhance and capitalise on environmental assets, including activities to mitigate climate change; and promote fisheries or maritime cultural heritage.
  • Development of smart villages in coastal areas

    - Cooperation Idea
    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.
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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.
  • Protecting the fish resources of Ventspils

    - Good Practice Project
    Un Circolo della pesca ha fruito di aiuti per contrastare la pesca illegale e garantire una migliore sorveglianza degli stock ittici locali.
  • Seaweed assessment and management plan along Latvia’s coast

    - Good Practice Project
    Latvian FLAGs teamed up in a cooperation project to finance a study aimed at assessing the seaweed production potential from Latvian waters along with options for a management plan that would ensure a sustainable exploitation of this resource.
  • 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
    Le reti nazionali (RN) svolgono un ruolo fondamentale nel creare contatti tra FLAG, parti interessate del settore della pesca, amministrazioni nazionali e regionali attive nello sviluppo locale dell’attività alieutica. La Rete nazionale lettone facilita lo scambio di esperienze e il reciproco apprendimento non solo tra FLAG, ma a livello dell’intero settore ittico.
  • Talsi FLAG

    - FLAG Factsheet
    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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    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

    - FLAG Factsheet
    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).