FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Spain

  • AKTES - Transnational Coastal Quality Pact

    10/03/2020
    - Cooperation Idea
    Pillio FLAG is looking for partners from Cyprus, Italy, Malta, Spain, Portugal and France to create a transnational organisation (AKTES). The purpose of the organisation is the development and implementation a transnational quality agreement (pact) joining tourism stakeholders under a common strategy. The strategy aims to guarantee a minimum quality for products and services; improving the tourist offer of those areas; mitigating seasonality; and encouraging better incomes and working conditions for local communities in coastal areas.
  • FLAG helps create Spain’s first sailing school for people with disabilities

    27/02/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Thanks to Murcia FLAG’s support and networking, a paraplegic man turns his personal project of rehabilitation into the first National Sailing School for people with disabilities in the country.
  • Xesmar: a digital app for managing shellfish activities

    30/07/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    Μια ψηφιακή πλατφόρμα που έχει εκπονηθεί από και για τον κλάδο των οστρακόδερμων απλοποιεί και βελτιώνει την καθημερινή διαχείριση, τον έλεγχο και τον προγραμματισμό των δραστηριοτήτων που αφορούν τα οστρακόδερμα.
  • Bay of Anllons pool heated by water from solar panels

    Circular thinking to promote local shell-fishing

    11/02/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    Για να προωθήσει την τοπική οστρακοκαλλιέργεια και τα προϊόντα της, μια FLAG αναδιαρθρώνει μια περιοχή με θέα τον κόλπο όπου εργάζονται οι συλλέκτες μεθύστρων και εγκαθιστά μια ρηχή υπαίθρια πισίνα για παιδιά, θερμαινόμενη με το πλεονάζον ζεστό νερό που προέρχεται από το κοντινό κέντρο αναψυχής.
  • ES - FLAG Cooperation in Spain

    15/01/2019
    - Cooperation MS Fiche
    Cooperation is organised in different ways around Spain, depending on the region. In most regions, cooperation is organised at FLAG level, while in Galicia and Catalonia, calls for projects are organised by the regional authorities in charge of CLLD. These calls tend to be coordinated closely with the FLAGs in order to ensure they meet the needs on the ground.
  • Becoming self-sufficient through renewables

    17/12/2018
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The fishing organisation of Bustio has become the first in Spain to become self-sufficient in renewable energy for its on land operations. By making an environmental commitment to reduce carbon emissions, it is saving around €10 000 a year on electricity.
  • From the fish auction to your plate

    19/09/2018
    - Good Practice Project
    Μια νέα ομάδα FLAG συμβάλλει στη συγχώνευση της γαστρονομίας, του «τοπικού φαγητού» και της αλιευτικής κληρονομιάς, υποστηρίζοντας ένα ασυνήθιστο εστιατόριο στο λιμάνι της Gandía.
  • Reef Water Coral Farm

    18/09/2018
    - Good Practice Project
    A Galician FLAG has supported the creation of Europe’s first commercial coral farm, growing approximately 5 000 corals annually and attracting school trips of children from around the area.
  • Net mending: preserving tradition through diversification

    13/09/2018
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The net making profession has always been one of the least recognised professions within the fishing sector so several Galician net makers´ associations have brought it into the spotlight by combining dissemination workshops with a new range of products based on their unique know-how.
  • Orchestrating a new Marine Protected Area

    25/06/2018
    - Good Practice Short Story
    In collaboration with WWF Spain, and levering in funding from UP 1 of the EMFF, the Cádiz Estrecho FLAG is setting up an MPA to ensure the sustainable future of its natural environment and fisheries. While the fisheries of Cádiz have always been proactive in the protection of natural resources, further measures were deemed necessary to sufficiently protect the area’s marine environment.