FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

News

  • 19/11/2018
    - Cooperation Idea
    The Venetian FLAG is looking for partners in the context of INTERREG Alpine Space. Their project idea aims to protect the environment by reducing the amount of plastic that reaches the sea from rivers upstream.
  • 13/11/2018
    - Publication
    This study forms an understanding of the representation of women working in FLAG areas and assesses the level and types of support FLAGs provide to these women. The findings add to the wider understanding of the number and roles of women working in the fisheries and aquaculture industry and analyses how FLAG support to women varies and is implemented. FLAG support to women is defined as (1) a project with a female project promotor, when the project is privately invested and/or (2) other FLAG activities where the primary objective is the support of the women in the FLAG area.
  • 23/10/2018
    - News
    Saint-Brieuc LEADER LAG and FLAG has already found partners for its cooperation project and will start working very soon. Further developments will be published shortly.
  • 12/10/2018
    - Event
    FARNET Managing Authorities and National Networks met on the 15th and 16th of October in Brussels to work on the implementation of fisheries CLLD.
  • 22/08/2018
    - Cooperation Idea
    The Hastings FLAG is looking for experience, cases, solutions and actions taken to reduce marine litter in other parts of Europe and, in particular, in the Channel area and North Sea.
  • 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.
  • 04/07/2018
    - News
    Study visits and knowledge exchange are a practical way to find inspiration and advice when launching projects. To help those interested in supporting initiatives aimed at sustainable fishing, the Fisheries and Aquaculture Committee of Finistère (Brittany, France) is offering to share their experience of working on three particular projects.