FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Cooperation in action

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 and calls which might interest FLAGs. If you already have a project idea and would like us to promote it, download the Seeking partners 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.

  • 10/04/2020
    Four Sardinian FLAGs have linked up with the University of Cagliari to create a waste management system for efficiently dealing with marine litter caught by local fishers.
  • 10/03/2020
    Pillio FLAG is looking for partners from Cyprus, Italy, Malta, Spain, Portugal and France to create a transnational organisation (AKTES). The purpose of the organisation is the development and implementation a transnational quality agreement (pact) joining tourism stakeholders under a common strategy. The strategy aims to guarantee a minimum quality for products and services; improving the tourist offer of those areas; mitigating seasonality; and encouraging better incomes and working conditions for local communities in coastal areas.
  • 05/03/2020
    Finnish and Polish fishermen work together on spreading new fishing techniques which benefit both the natural environment and the fisheries sector. More information available in EN, EL, PL, DE, ET, FI, LT
  • 05/03/2020
    Three Slovenian FLAGs are implementing a collaborative assessment of fisheries products to establish a quality system for fish products produced in Slovenia. More information available in EN, SL, BG, ET, LT, DE
  • 18/02/2020
    A partnership of seven Greek FLAGs is looking for a transnational partner experienced in comprehensive management of protected areas including touristic activities to make them more attractive. This expertise would be collected in order to develop a management guide that will be used for the improvement of the area’s attractiveness and its guidelines and directions will be applied in the project’s publicity material (guides with alternative forms of tourism, signs, etc).
  • 11/02/2020
    In 2018, the West-Central Sardinia FLAG and the Sinis LEADER LAG, rescued the Sportello Europa Sinis project, a public and free service to improve the communication of European, National and Regional calls and bring EU initiatives closer to the wider population.
  • 29/01/2020
    A cooperation project puts environmental, social and economic sustainability at the heart of 30 diving areas in Greece and Cyprus. More information available in EN, EL, HR, ES, IT, SL
  • 29/01/2020
    A cooperation project promoting fishing heritage, strengthening local traditions and increasing the consumption of forgotten freshwater fish species. More information available in EN, LT, DA, FI, EL, FR
  • 28/01/2020
    Twenty Greek FLAGs met on January to launch a cooperation project on pesca-tourism. With this initiative, they aim to promote the activity among the fisheries community as a diversification tool and a new source of revenue.
  • 14/01/2020
    Bothnian Sea and Lake Pyhajarvi FLAG is looking for other European FLAGs interested in sharing experience in using other types of  gear, which can respond to the dual challenges that seals and diminishing ice cover represent.  Experiences in the use of lampara nets and/or purse seines in coastal, and more specifically, shallow waters, under 20 metres in depth (mostly 5-12 metres) are of particular interest.