FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

News

  • 10/07/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    Kerteminde Organic Mussel Farm represents the first Danish business to commercialise open-water raised mussels. The company aims to produce high-quality mussels in an efficient and environmentally-friendly way, in turn, boosting the area’s marine activities and creating local jobs.
  • 08/07/2019
    - News
    Local fishermen from the harbour at Isola Rossa on the north-west coast of Sardinia are all onboard with PRiSMa-MED, an initiative aimed at innovating in governance and integrating management of waste at commercial ports. The survey carried out with the fishermen represents PRiSMa-MED in action for the first time.
  • 08/07/2019
    - News
    The Saint-Brieuc FLAG, in collaboration with 9 other partners - LAGs, FLAGs and other local associations in France, Finland, Sweden and Belgium – is getting ready for its cooperation project on the promotion of local seafood products. The FLAG just recently published its concept note on the project.
  • 27/06/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    “Salina Greens” is a Portuguese business dedicated to the organic production and processing of Salicornia, a native plant species growing on salt marshes. This production system helps preserve areas of high environmental value, while supporting the local economy.
  • 27/06/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    In Abruzzo, southern Italy, Solidarity Purchasing Groups have teamed up with fishermen to start including fish in their local food baskets.
  • 25/06/2019
    - Good Practice Short Story
    In Dalmatia, fishermen and restaurants received support from Galeb FLAG to create the ‘Fishermen recommend’ scheme and quality label, endorsing local fish products.
  • 25/06/2019
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Residents of a Danish island formed the Association of Agersø Great Belt-Shipyard to buy and renovate an old building used as a shipyard. This initiative aims to boost local business and increase the harbourfront’s attractiveness.
  • 21/06/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    A Finnish fisherman has taken up the Japanese method of ageing fish known as “umami”, attracting Michelin star chefs.
  • FARNET Managing Authority National Network meeting Brussels, June 2019

    29/04/2019
    - Event
    The FARNET meeting for Managing Authorities and National Networks took place on the 17th and 18th of June and focused on the following topics: - a reflection on types and results of projects supported by FLAGs, - exchange on progress made to improve delivery of fisheries CLLD, including the results of the FLAG survey. - strengthening exchange and networking around sea basins.
  • 11/04/2019
    - Good Practice Short Story
    ‘Tarta-Tur’, a combination of the Italian word for turtle (Tartaruga) and dolphin in Latin (Tursiops), is a conservation project involving four FLAGs across three Italian regions on the Northern Adriatic Coast.