FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Spain

  • 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.
  • Creating the label “Concha de la Costa”

    22/06/2018
    - Good Practice Project
    El GALP de Málaga ha promovido una iniciativa para crear una marca en torno a una almeja local especifica (Callista chione o «concha fina»), con el fin de añadir valor a dicha especie y establecer unas normas o estándares comunes de alta calidad.
  • Managing discards: lessons from an artisanal fishing fleet

    22/06/2018
    - Good Practice Short Story
    This FLAG project assesses the challenges of managing the discards produced by the artisanal fishing fleet in the Pontevedra Estuary, Spain. The project clarifies the impact new EU landing obligations will have on the fleet and outlines the future implications and consequences of the measures when they come into force.
  • Cultivating microalgae for omega-3

    18/06/2018
    - Good Practice Project
    Gracias al apoyo del GALP, se ha podido crear una nueva empresa dedicada al cultivo terrestre de microalgas para la extracción de aceite, que se utilizará como nutriente en productos de tipo farmacéutico para el consumo humano.
  • Keeping FLAGs in action between programming periods

    11/04/2018
    - Good Practice Method
    El gobierno regional de Galicia ofrece un ejemplo inspirador de cómo planificar con antelación la implementación del DLP a fin de garantizar que los GALP sigan operativos entre un período de programación y el siguiente. Ello ha contribuido a preservar la dinámica local y la credibilidad y el prestigio atesorados por los GALP, así como a garantizar que los fondos se encuentren rápidamente disponibles para los nuevos proyectos del siguiente período.
  • Blue Economy Awards for FLAG projects

    11/12/2017
    - Good Practice Method
    El gobierno regional de Galicia organizó un concurso de proyectos y la correspondiente ceremonia de entrega de premios con el objetivo de dar una mayor visibilidad al DLP y sensibilizar a la población local sobre el importante trabajo que los GALP llevan a cabo en las zonas costeras gallegas.
  • FARNET Magazine n°15

    11/10/2017
    - Publication
    In this 2017 edition: support to small scale coastal fisheries, the challenge of generational renewal, FLAGs, local innovation and risk taking, cooperation takes off in CLLD fisheries areas, reports from Spain, Sweden and Germany
  • Catering company set up by a barnacle gatherer and his mother

    02/10/2017
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Playa del Aguilar is a renowned beach and highly attractive touristic point on the Asturian coast. The village triples its population over the summer months, from 5 000 to 15 000 and the sandy beach and modern seafront are visited daily by thousands of tourists, summer residents and locals. However, in the vicinity of the beach, there are few restaurants or shops where tourists can buy ready-made food.
  • FLAG collaborates with a microcredit institution to support new local businesses

    15/09/2017
    - Good Practice Method
    El GALP de Cantabria oriental se ha asociado con una entidad de microcrédito local para evaluar planes empresariales con el objetivo de ayudar a los miembros de la comunidad a obtener préstamos para poner en marcha nuevas empresas en su zona.
  • Tenerife FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area covers the 342km coastline of Tenerife which varies from rocky cliffs to low coastline and beaches. Tenerife is very much geared around tourism but there are many activities that utilise the island’s coast and marine space. Employment levels are good in the coastal area and fishing and aquaculture account for 3.4% of the island’s total employment and around 2% of its GDP