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.
The FLAG is located in the North-Eastern part of Silesia and most municipalities are part of the Polish Jurassic Highland. There are 35 fish farms, of which 12 are quite large (and have over 20 ha of fish ponds).
The FLAG covers 18 municipalities located in the south-western part of Swietokrzyskie region. The FLAG area is mostly rural, with jobs located mainly in the towns of Jędrzejów, Małogoszcz, Sędziszów and Włoszczowa.
The FLAG is situated in the northern part of the Lublin region, and it is strongly diversified in terms of nature and landscape. Settlements in this area have historically been linked with lakes and fishing and most fish farms still use traditional methods such as the natural feeding of fish.
The FLAG area covers 20 municipalities and is of high natural value. Scenic landscapes with forests, hills and lakes attract a lot of tourism to the area, 60% of which is in the summer. Over 70% of the workforce is employed in agriculture (including fish farming).
The FLAG area is situated in the northern part of Wielkopolska, relatively close to big cities. It is rich in lakes, rivers, ponds and fishing grounds and there is good potential for rural tourism and recreational activities.