FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Sweden

  • Reinstating wetlands and pike spawning grounds on the Stockholm archipelago

    04/09/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    To restore natural balance to ecosystems on the Swedish archipelago, the Stockholmsbygd FLAG has supported an initiative aimed at reinstating coastal wetlands in an effort to increase pike stocks. Key predators in the Baltic, pike are essential to maintaining biodiversity and healthy waters in the area.
  • Port development through local cooperation in Sweden

    10/09/2019
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The operation of Hästholmen harbour involves the cooperation of several local actors. Through a series of FLAG projects, the port has been improved and developed in accordance with the local community’s needs and opportunities.
  • Co-management of fish resources in Lake Vãttern

    29/08/2018
    - Good Practice Project
    Samförvaltningsgruppen för Vättern, som stöds av FLAG, hjälper lokala intressenter att nå enighet om en hållbar förvaltning av fiskeresurserna i Sveriges näst största sjö.
  • Aquaponics to produce fish and tomatoes

    18/06/2018
    - Good Practice Project
    För att begränsa fiskodlingens miljöpåverkan har en grupp lokala aktörer, med inledande stöd från Leader LAG, utvecklat symbiotisk produktion av fisk och tomater till en mycket framgångsrik verksamhet.
  • Swedish FLAG wants to cooperate around small-scale coastal fisheries

    11/05/2018
    - Cooperation Idea
    The Halland FLAG would like to come in touch with FLAG projects to cooperate with, related to adding value to fisheries by diversification of products, new activities and tourism.
  • 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
  • Halland FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Halland is a coastal area characterised by many sandy beaches, rockfaces, lakes and rivers. In the northern part of the FLAG area is the archipelago, which is largely protected by nature reserves.
  • Lake Vänern FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Lake Vänern is the largest lake in Sweden. Challenges for the region include an ageing population, particularly in fisheries communities.
  • Sydost FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is situated in the southeast of Sweden and features numerous lakes, streams, coasts and seas, forming a unique development area. Challenges for the area include the low added value of local fisheries products.
  • Skåne Nordväst Norra FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Fishing on the Swedish side of the Öresund strait consists almost exclusively of local small-scale coastal fisheries providing unique opportunities for local fisheries development. The revenue from the Öresund area is among the highest in Sweden and the fish stocks amongst the strongest.