FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Spain

  • Cooperation for supporting marine tourism businesses by fisheries families

    15/12/2020
    - Basic page
    The ‘Mar das Illas’ cooperation project sees three FLAGs in the Pontevedra province working together to support local fishers and families in their entrepreneurial efforts focused on marine and pesca-tourism.
  • Cooperation for supporting marine tourism businesses by fisheries families

    09/12/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Το έργο συνεργασίας «Mar das Illas» διαθέτει τρεις ΟΤΔA στην επαρχία Ποντεβέδρα που συνεργάζονται για να υποστηρίξουν τους τοπικούς ψαράδες και τις οικογένειές τους στις επιχειρηματικές τους προσπάθειες, οι οποίες εστιάζονται στον θαλάσσιο και τον αλιευτικό-τουρισμό.
  • Mar das Illas cooperation project shows results of its third edition

    31/08/2020
    - News
    The International Day of Marine Tourism and Pesca-tourism will take place on the 24th of September in the city of Pontevedra (Spain). On this day, the three FLAGs located in the Rías Baixas (Galicia) will present the results of the third edition of the Mar das Illas project, whose main objective is economic diversification through the promotion of marine tourism among fishers and their families.
  • Keeping fishing active and safe during the sanitary crisis

    17/06/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    COVID-19 paralysed many sectors of the economy in the Basque Country. Although the fisheries sector, like other food-producing sectors, was given priority during the pandemic, the lack of security and low-priced seafood could have forced many vessels and fishing organisations to stop working.
  • An app to promote waste collection and sport

    15/06/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    In an effort to support marine conservation and tackle marine litter, a fisherman and his two sisters in Catalonia (Spain) developed an app and launched a campaign to promote waste collection, while practicing group sports.
  • 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.
  • 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.