FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Cooperation ideas

Cooperating with local groups from other territories can allow FLAGs to find the complementarities or critical mass to increase the impacts of their actions. Below are a series of cooperation proposals which might interest FLAGs. If you already have a project idea and would like us to promote it, download the cooperation idea template and return it to info@farnet.eu.

You can also browse the FLAG factsheets to identify potential partners, filtering by those working on specific themes; or type “cooperation” in the Search box.

  • 19/11/2018
    Italy
    VEGAL is a local development agency and also the leader of the Venetian FLAG in Eastern Veneto. They are looking for partners in the context of INTERREG Alpine Space (see also the abstract of the 4th call).
  • 05/10/2018
    France
    The West Normandy FLAG is looking for experience, examples and solutions in the coordination and harmonising of offshore wind farming and fisheries activities. Through this cooperation project and with its future partners, the FLAG aims to develop guidance on how to develop and manage the successful co-existence of these two industries.
  • 22/08/2018
    United Kingdom
    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.
  • 19/07/2018
    France
    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
    Greece
    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.
  • 03/07/2018
    The metropolitan center of Brest in France organized a “Cooperation Café” for both local LAGs and FLAGs last month to discover the opportunities linked with cooperation.
  • 16/05/2018
    Denmark
    The Djursland FLAG is looking to learn from other FLAG areas in order to develop projects to improve the sales price of local seafood, ideally in contexts similar with its fisheries communities (small-scale, Baltic/North Sea coastal fisheries).
  • 11/05/2018
    The Halland FLAG would like to come in touch with FLAG projects to cooperate with, related to adding value to fisheries by diversification of products, new activities and tourism.
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    17/05/2017
    European Union
    FLAGs can cooperate with other FLAGs - see proposals below - and with CLLD groups supported by other European funds, including LEADER LAGs. The European Network for Rural Development has made available a dedicated page with proposals for cooperation projects made by the LEADER LAGs. Access more information by clicking on the title of this article.
  • 17/05/2017
    The dello Stretto FLAG from Italy wishes to compare current states of fishing techniques, storage, distribution, gastronomic traditions and land management as well as integrated development strategies for the coastal areas of project partners. careful analysis of these factors, starting from fishing grounds to the production places, can create added value for involved territories and cultures.