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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.