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 cooperation idea template and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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During the first meeting of the Working Group on Small-Scale and Recreational Fisheries, concrete steps were taken to enhance collaboration and promote synergies for the sustainable development of small-scale fisheries in the Mediterranean and Black Sea.
France’s LEADER network is organizing a conference on cooperation on 6 and 7 December 2017. The programme will include roundtable discussions, technical and thematic workshops, project visits, networking and a cooperation fair.
This initiative will allow EU and neighbouring countries to work together to increase maritime safety and security, promote sustainable blue growth and jobs, and preserve ecosystems and biodiversity in the western Mediterranean.
The action aims to support the creation of trans-national network(s) of business incubators and accelerators with a focus on providing business support to SMEs and start-ups in the fashion and the tourism sectors integrating creativity, art and design skills from CCIs (Cultural and Creative Industries) with cutting-edge technology, science and other relevant expertise.
French, Italian and Spanish FLAGs are coming together to tackle common issues in the north-west region of the Mediterranean, working on the diversification of fisheries and aquaculture activities and adding value to fisheries products.
As part of a study visit to Scotland, the Lake Peipsi and Lake Võrtsjärve FLAGs visited the North East Scotland FLAG (NESFLAG) last May. Local fishermen demonstrated equipment and techniques to the visitors who also learned about the town’s fisheries heritage and everyday life.
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.