Fisheries Areas Network

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  • 15/01/2018
    - News
    NEW: 4 articles reflect and debate improving CLLD intervention in fisheries and aquaculture areas. The CLLD programme was praised at DG MARE’s EMMF Stakeholder Conference in October for being a successful tool in bringing about greater collaboration between fisheries and local communities.
  • 11/01/2018
    - News
    The European Commission has published the public consultation "Reducing marine litter: actions on single use plastics and abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear" as part of the follow up to the EU Strategy on Plastics scheduled for adoption in January 2018. The consultation period will run until 12 February 2018.
  • 19/12/2017
    - News
    Practical action points to strengthen small-scale fishing organisations and help them make their voices heard in the decision-making process
  • 17/11/2017
    - Cooperation Call
    A call for proposals has been issued by the European Commission on sustainable Blue Economy. Part of this call has been developed with the aim of developing linkages between Mediterranean FLAGs in the EU and fisheries/coastal communities from Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco and Mauritania.
  • 06/10/2017
    - News
    During the first meeting of the Working Group on Small-Scale and Recreational Fisheries, concrete steps were taken to enhance collaboration and promote synergies for the sustainable development of small-scale fisheries in the Mediterranean and Black Sea.
  • 03/10/2017
    - News
    France’s LEADER network is organizing a conference on cooperation on 6 and 7 December 2017. The programme will include roundtable discussions, technical and thematic workshops, project visits, networking and a cooperation fair.
  • 07/07/2017
    - News
    The Estonian Presidency of the European Union and the Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the European Commission (DG MARE), are organising a stakeholder conference on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), entitled "Beyond 2020: Supporting Europe's Coastal Communities." This event will take place on 12-13 October 2017 in Tallinn, Estonia.
  • 24/04/2017
    - News
    Stakeholders from the Adriatic and Ionian Region will meet in May at the 2nd EUSAIR forum in Ioannina (Greece). The event is jointly organised by the European Commission and the Hellenic Republic with the support of the EUSAIR Facility point. It will focus on Blue Growth and, in particular, its interrelations with the other EUSAIR pillars: Environmental quality, Sustainable tourism and Connecting the Region.
  • 20/04/2017
    - News
    DG MARE recently published a leaflet on the support the EMFF can bring to small-scale coastal fishermen throughout their professional life and to the development of fishing communities. The leaflet lists all the options available under the EMFF to invest in fishing boats and equipment, in human resources, in fisheries conversations and collective projects.
  • 13/02/2017
    - News
    The EAFRD Projects Brochure on ‘Migrant and Refugee Integration’ is now available in FR, DE, ES, IT & PL and explores how people in rural areas have used EAFRD support to respond to the challenges and opportunities presented by the recent influx of migrants and refugees into the European Union.