Cooperation is organised in different ways around Spain, depending on the region. It is generally not mandatory but in the region of Andalusia was a compulsory element of the local development strategies that candidate FLAGs had to submit.
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.
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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.
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.
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
El Hierro is the smallest and most westerly island of the Canary archipelago. The FLAG area consists of the municipalities of La Frontera, El Pinar and Valverde, covers an area of approximately 270km2, and has a population of 10 000.
The Noroeste de Cádiz FLAG area consists of five municipalities: Trebujena, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Rota, Chipiona and Puerto de Santa María. Fishing activities (trawling, seining, shell-fishing) are widespread throughout the area where there are several fishing ports and catches are sold at fish auctions daily.