FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Cooperation in action

Cooperation is just getting underway for the 2014-2020 period. Below, are a few examples of cooperation ideas and projects.

  • 29/11/2018
    The Sotavento do Algarve FLAG is looking for cases, solutions and actions taken by local companies to breed a specific clam species: the Ruditapes decussatus.
  • 26/11/2018
    EASME has recently opened a Blue Economy Call, with a total budget of €18.7 million from the EMFF. The call focuses on 3 topics: Blue Labs (Topic 1), Blue Careers (Topic 2) and Blue Economy (Topic 3). The first two of which might be particularly interesting for FLAGs.
  • 19/11/2018
    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.
  • 23/10/2018
    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.
  • 22/08/2018
    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.
  • 05/07/2018
    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
    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.
  • 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.
  • 01/06/2018
    The European Network for Rural Development (ENRD) has developed a new guide for organising and prioritising transnational cooperation ideas. The prioritisation of project ideas can be instrumental in maintaining the strategic role of transnational cooperation within a FLAG strategy.
  • 31/05/2018
    The 2018 Nordic-Baltic Rural and Maritime Award winners were recently announced at the Swedish Rural Parliament Annual Meeting in May. One of the three winners was The Northern Fisheries Trail, a cooperation project among nine Polish FLAGs.