FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Spain

  • 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
    Per contribuire alla conservazione dell'ambiente marino e affrontare il problema dei rifiuti presenti in mare, un pescatore della Catalogna (Spagna) e le sue due sorelle hanno sviluppato un'applicazione e lanciato una campagna per promuovere la raccolta dei rifiuti, praticando al contempo sport di gruppo.
  • 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
    Una piattaforma digitale sviluppata da e per il settore della molluschicoltura semplifica e migliora la gestione quotidiana, il controllo e la pianificazione delle attività di raccolta.
  • Bay of Anllons pool heated by water from solar panels

    Circular thinking to promote local shell-fishing

    11/02/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    Per promuovere la pesca di molluschi e i relativi prodotti, un FLAG riqualifica un’area che si affaccia sulla baia dove lavorano i raccoglitori di cuori eduli e vi installa una piscina all’aperto destinata ai bambini e riscaldata esclusivamente con il surplus di acqua calda prodotta da un vicino complesso ricreativo.
  • 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
    A new FLAG supports the fusion of gastronomy, “eating local” and fisheries heritage by supporting an atypical restaurant in the port of Gandía.