FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

FARNET News

  • 23/07/2018
    - Publication
    FLAGs are in a strong position to support and encourage more inclusive local resource management processes. This guide is divided into five thematic factsheets to help FLAGs contribute to the development of a bottom-up approach to local resource management and support the conservation of local resources based on their specific contexts.
  • 19/07/2018
    - Cooperation Idea
    The Saint-Brieuc LEADER LAG and FLAG want to foster economic and tourism development in their area by making local products a lever to create tools for tourism, attract new visitors, improve the area's profile and enable local actors to work together. Through this cooperation project, the Saint-Brieuc LEADER LAG and FLAG aim to build, share and find development opportunities with its future partners; doing better together by drawing on shared experiences and good practices.
  • 05/07/2018
    - Event
    A workshop led by the Committee of the Regions’ NAT Commission secretariat and the FARNET Support Unit during the European Days of Cities and Regions (8-10 October)
  • 05/07/2018
    - Cooperation Idea
    The Cyclades FLAG, Greece, is looking for partners to build a practical working group on fostering socio-economic development around MPAs. The idea is to bring together Mediterranean FLAGs that are home to a Marine Protected Area to exchange and discuss ways to ensure MPAs are successful in protecting biodiversity while remaining economically viable. Participating FLAGs would take turns to organise and host a workshop and case study on the topic, starting in early 2019. Read on for further details.
  • 25/05/2018
    - News
    Catch up on the latest developments within the European Fisheries Areas Network with the May newsletter
  • 14/05/2018
    - Publication
    This handbook is for LAGs and FLAGs funded from one or several of the four ESI Funds as well as external evaluators carrying out LAG evaluations. It aims to provide easy-to-use tools and methods, along with examples from different LAGs and FLAGs, that can serve as guidance and inspiration for evaluating Community-led Local Development (CLLD).
  • 16/04/2018
    - Event
    FARNET Managing Authorities and National Networks met on the 19th and 20th of April in Brussels to discuss the implementation of fisheries CLLD.
  • 16/04/2018
    - Publication
    This guide is designed mainly for FLAGs seeking to improve linkages between aquaculture producers and other actors in their areas in an effort to boost societal acceptance and consumer perceptions of aquaculture, while also bearing in mind, and responding to, the great diversity of the aquaculture sector.
  • 18/01/2018
    - News
    Fourteen FLAGs are now collaborating on the growing transnational cooperation project regarding the management of seals and cormorants.
  • 26/06/2017
    - Publication
    Calls for greater levels of support to Small-Scale Coastal Fisheries (SSCF) have been on the rise but it appears that Member States and steakeholders are not taking full advantage of the numerous existing funding possibilities under the EMFF in favour of SSCF. FLAGs are one of the possibilities offered by the EMFF to reach out to SSCF and, in practice, the SSCF sector is the natural partner of most FLAGs. Still the extent to which FLAGs have been supporting SSCF is unclear. This report aims to provide an indication of the level of support provided by FLAGs to SSCF. It is based on a survey which has been carried out among FLAGs from both the EFF and EMFF periods which were asked to assess the level of support channelled to SSCF through their Local Development Strategies (LDS).