Fisheries Areas Network


  • FARNET Flash newsletter July-August 2020

    - News
    This month, the key topics: 1°)FARNET Support Unit co-organises two online events at the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC); 2°) The European Commission launches two EMFF calls; 3°) COVID – an EMFF story; 4°) FARNET collaboration results in CLLD article in Marine Policy; 5°) #EUBeachCleanup campaign.
  • 27/08/2020
    - Event
    The European Week of Regions and Cities (#EURegionsWeek) is the biggest annual Brussels-based event dedicated to cohesion policy. It comprises workshops, labs and debates in which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance.
  • FARNET Flash newsletter June 2020

    - News
    This month, the key topics: 1°) EU Biodiversity Strategy 2030: protecting nature and reversing the degradation of ecosystems; 2°) European Ocean Coalition (EU4Ocean) Launched at Ocean Literacy Summit; 3°) The Hague LAG - Sharing good synergies between urban CLLD and FLAGs; 4°) FARNET Meeting for Managing Authorities and National Networks implementing fisheries CLLD; 5°) Changes in the FSU team.
  • 16/06/2020
    - News
    The 2020 Atlantic Project Awards is now open and looking for outstanding success stories, achieved by projects in the geographical areas covered by the Atlantic Strategy (France, Ireland, Portugal and Spain) and those related to the implementation of the Atlantic Action Plan.
  • 16/06/2020
    - News
    The Fisch vom Kutter web portal for the distance sale of freshly landed catches from the German Baltic Coat vessels is a success story that started in 2009. FARNET published a Good Practice example during the project’s first programming period.
  • FARNET Flash newsletter May 2020

    - News
    This month, the key topics are: 1°) FSU organises successful webinar for Italian participants; 2°) French FLAG helps in the fight against the effects of COVID-19; 3°) European Commission adopts a new EU Biodiversity Strategy; 4°) Promoting conservation of marine ecosystems in Cape Creus; 5°) EUMOFA releases weekly overview of impact of COVID-19 crisis on fisheries and aquaculture sectors.
  • FARNET Flash newsletter April 2020

    - News
    This month, the key topics are: 1°) Dedicated FARNET Message Board updates FLAGs on initiatives to help deal with COVID-19; 2°) A Mediterranean platform for Marine Protected Areas; 3°) EMFF measures adapted to meet challenges of coronavirus; 4°) FLAG projects on the rise; and, 5°) EU’s Green Deal will harness potential of seaweed in sustainability drive.
  • 09/04/2020
    - News
    Keeping you up to date on efforts and actions carried out by FLAGs, National Networks and Managing Authorities to support the fisheries and aquaculture sector in EU Member States overcome the challenges presented by the coronavirus, COVID-19. Be sure to check this rolling coverage regularly to get inspiration for actions in your areas. And contact the FARNET Support Unit with any of your news.
  • FARNET Flash newsletter March 2020

    - News
    This month, the key topics are: 1°) FLAGs can help fisheries and aquaculture overcome the effects of COVID-19; 2°) Poland meeting discusses turning Baltic Sea invasive species into commercial opportunity; 3°) European Commission and EMFF provide ways to alleviate COVID-19 hardship; 4°) Social scientists visit FSU to learn more about FLAGs and CLLD; 5°) FARNET magazine photo competition.
  • How can FLAGs help fishing and aquaculture communities with the coronavirus crisis?

    - News
    The COVID-19 outbreak has created an unprecedented situation which requires a general mobilisation of the actors involved in the sector. Now more than ever, as FLAGs, you are in the first line and best placed to develop local responses to the local specific problems due to the crisis. Your field knowledge is a valuable advantage that we should use to the benefit of local communities.