Fisheries Areas Network


  • 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.
  • FARNET Flash newsletter February 2020

    - News
    This month, the key topics are: 1°) Network of women in fisheries and aquaculture relaunches workshops; 2°) FLAG projects can align with EU's new Green Deal; 3°) FSU and French FLAG highlight EMFF and CLLD to sustainability initiative focused on Mediterranean Sea fisheries; 4°) Galician FLAGs can access EMFF money for marine litter collection projects; 5°) FARNET Guide on successfully delivering CLLD now available.
  • 11/02/2020
    - News
    In 2018, the West-Central Sardinia FLAG and the Sinis LEADER LAG, rescued the Sportello Europa Sinis project, a public and free service to improve the communication of European, National and Regional calls and bring EU initiatives closer to the wider population.
  • 28/01/2020
    - News
    Twenty Greek FLAGs met on January to launch a cooperation project on pesca-tourism. With this initiative, they aim to promote the activity among the fisheries community as a diversification tool and a new source of revenue.
  • CLLD Post 2020 conference organised by the FARNET Support Unit

    - News
    From 3-4 December, the FARNET Support Unit is bringing to life a huge conference dedicated to CLLD. If you can't be with us in Brussels, join us online!
  • 02/10/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    On Ærø Island, a disused boat engine factory has been turned into a community hub supporting local maritime entrepreneurship. The project aims to boost the island’s economy and social cohesion.