FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Transnational seminars

  • Fit for the future: Atlantic and North Sea FLAG Seminar

    18/02/2021
    - Event
    Focused on the Atlantic and North Sea FLAGs, this 12th FARNET seminar completed the series of sea basin focused specific events for FLAGs. In addition to sea-basin specific topics of interest, transversal themes running through this seminar were the quality and effectiveness of the activities that FLAG undertake.
  • Better local strategies around the Baltic Sea and in inland areas

    09/12/2020
    - Event
    FARNET transnational ONLINE seminar for Baltic and inland FLAGs, 24-26 March 2021: "Better local strategies around the Baltic Sea and in inland FLAG areas”. Following the online seminar for Mediterranean and Black Sea FLAGs, the next seminar was organised for FLAGs in the Baltic Sea basin and in inland areas around Europe.
  • Effective local projects for a sustainable Mediterranean and Black Sea

    15/06/2020
    - Event
    At the initiative of DG MARE, the FARNET Support Unit organised for the first time in an online format organising its 11th transnational seminar for FLAGs from the Mediterranean and Black Sea. It focussed on some of the common challenges faced in these sea basins such as the viability and sustainability of fisheries, aquaculture and tourism in Mediterranean and Black Sea
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    Smart coastal areas: Resourcefulness and innovation in FLAG communities

    08/02/2019
    - Event
    FARNET's 8th transnational seminar took place from 2-4 April 2019 in Bantry, Ireland. The seminar was an opportunity for FLAG managers to explore ways in which their FLAG areas can become “smarter” by doing things differently and investing in imaginative ideas to tackle existing challenges. It was also be a chance to reflect on how to work towards smarter strategies for the future.
  • Closing the Loop: circular economy in fishing and aquaculture areas

    04/07/2018
    - Event
    FARNET's 7th transnational seminar took place on 20-22 November 2018 in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France. It offered FLAGs an opportunity to better understand what circular economy is and to exchange on different types of initiatives they might support to encourage more sustainable local production and consumption habits: based on reducing waste, re-using products and recycling materials.
  • FLAGs and local resource management: Vigo, 13-15 March 2018

    15/03/2018
    - Event
    The FARNET seminar for FLAGs took place on 13-15 March 2018 in Vigo, Spain. The theme of the event was “FLAGs and local resource management” and aimed to assist FLAGs in their efforts to contribute to the development of a bottom-up approach to local resource management and support the conservation of local resources.
  • Integrating aquaculture within local communities: Weiden, 20-22 Nov. 2017

    27/11/2017
    - Event
    FARNET's fifth transnational seminar of the 2014-2020 programming period took place on 20-22 November 2017. The seminar aimed to raise the capacity of FLAGs to foster integration of aquaculture into their territory and stimulated exchange and peer learning between FLAGs interested in supporting their local aquaculture sector.
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    Social inclusion for vibrant fisheries communities: Jūrmala, 21-23 March 2017

    26/03/2017
    - Event
    FARNET's fourth transnational seminar of the 2014-2020 programming period took place on 21-23 March 2017 in Jūrmala, Latvia. The theme of the event was "Social inclusion for vibrant fisheries communities". The seminar provided a framework for discussions and practical exercises based on successful cases from the EFF/EMFF, additional EU funding instruments, as well as further initiatives aimed at social inclusion.
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    Boosting business along the fisheries supply chain: Thessaloniki, 18-20 Oct. 2016

    18/10/2016
    - Event
    FARNET's third transnational seminar of the 2014-2020 programming period took place on 18-20 October 2016. The theme of the event, “Boosting business along the fisheries supply chain”, was designed to equip Fisheries Local Action Groups with the tools to help local stakeholders tap into opportunities along the fisheries supply chain.
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    Results-oriented CLLD in fisheries areas: Helsinki, 24-26 May 2016

    24/05/2016
    - Event
    The second FARNET transnational seminar “Results-oriented CLLD in fisheries areas” took place in Helsinki, from the 24th - 26th May 2016 to help FLAGs develop better strategies, to help both FLAGs and MAs to develop monitoring systems CLLD and to open a discussion on the broader impacts of CLLD.