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.

  • 20/03/2019
    Laukiem Jūrai FLAG (Partnership for Rural and the sea) are looking for national/international partners from FLAG villages that are involved in implementing the concept of a ‘Smart Village’. They would like to learn from good practice examples and can offer the possibility to see first-hand the implementation of specific smart solution initiatives in Latvian villages.
  • 18/03/2019
    The Association of Professional Seaweed Harvesters of the Shores of Brittany (SRPARB) would like to exchange good practices and expertise between professionals.
  • 18/03/2019
    The Fisheries Committee of Finistère is looking for exchanges of good practices with Australian professional fishermen on management measures put in place, fishing practices (traps, etc.), protection of juveniles, restocking, etc.
  • 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
    Deadline: 31.01.2019 - 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.
  • 05/10/2018
    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
    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.