The next FARNET seminar for FLAGs will take place on 13-15 March 2018 in Vigo, Spain. The theme of the event will be “FLAGs and local resource management” and will aim to assist FLAGs in their efforts to contribute to the development of a bottom-up approach to local resource management and support the conservation of local resources. The event will stimulate exchange, peer learning and cooperation among FLAGs interested in issues linked with local resource management.
FARNET's fifth transnational seminar of the 2014-2020 programming period took place on 20-22 November 2017. The seminar aimed to raise the capacity of FLAGs to foster integration of aquaculture into their territory and stimulated exchange and peer learning between FLAGs interested in supporting their local aquaculture sector.
Managing Authorities and National Networks met in Estonia on 18-20 September 2017 to identify the potential of CLLD and suggest improvements for the future. Taking place under the title “Reflections on the future of CLLD in fisheries and aquaculture areas”, this meeting is important in terms of creating momentum on the post 2020 discussion.
Wednesday, 17 May, 2017 - 13:30 to Thursday, 18 May, 2017 - 17:00
Managing Authorities (MAs) and National Networks (NNs) met in Brussels on 17 and 18 May 2017 to work on the implementation of fisheries CLLD. The main focus of the meeting was on getting FLAGs operational and ensuring they are equipped and supported to foster change in their communities through effective and sustainable local development projects.
FARNET's fourth transnational seminar of the 2014-2020 programming period took place on 21-23 March 2017 in Jūrmala, Latvia. The theme of the event was "Social inclusion for vibrant fisheries communities". The seminar provided a framework for discussions and practical exercises based on successful cases from the EFF/EMFF, additional EU funding instruments, as well as further initiatives aimed at social inclusion.
FARNET's third transnational seminar of the 2014-2020 programming period took place on 18-20 October 2016. The theme of the event, “Boosting business along the fisheries supply chain”, was designed to equip Fisheries Local Action Groups with the tools to help local stakeholders tap into opportunities along the fisheries supply chain.
Tuesday, 24 May, 2016 - 18:00 to Thursday, 26 May, 2016 - 20:30
European Union, Finland
The second FARNET transnational seminar “Results-oriented CLLD in fisheries areas” took place in Helsinki, from the 24th - 26th May 2016 to help FLAGs develop better strategies, to help both FLAGs and MAs to develop monitoring systems CLLD and to open a discussion on the broader impacts of CLLD.
The first FARNET transnational seminar of the new programming period took place in Edinburgh, Scotland, from the 8th to 10th December 2015. It provided new opportunities for Managing Authorities (MAs) of the European Structural and Investment (ESI) Funds to learn, inspire and get inspired in implementing the CLLD approach, foster better cooperation and ensure the most efficient use of the funding available.