Fisheries Areas Network

News & Events

  • FARNET Flash newsletter May 2020

    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

    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
    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's 9th transnational seminar for FLAGS will take place in Palanga, Lithuania from 23–25 JUNE 2020 (new dates!!) This will be the first of a series of regional (sea-basin) seminars, and it targets all FLAGs around the Baltic sea basin (Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Sweden) as well as all the inland FLAGs (including Bulgaria, Romania and Slovenia).
  • The next FARNET meeting for Managing Authorities and National Networks implementing fisheries CLLD will focus on programming CLLD for 2021-2027, as well as including a session on adapting to COVID-19. Key points: 1) How to ensure evaluation recommendations and other past lessons are put into practice in the future; 2) How to move from Programmes based on measures to ones more focused on results.
  • The FARNET meeting for Managing Authorities and National Networks took place on the 14th and 15th of October and focused on the following topics: the role and achievements of networks in improving CLLD delivery; the use of Simplified Cost Options (SCOs) in CLLD; and the state of play and prospects for FLAG cooperation.