FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Coopération en 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.

  • 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.
  • 16/12/2019
    Sectors in the blue economy are facing challenges (e.g. lack of skills locally, shortage of funding...) that prevent the growth of those emerging work areas with high potential. The "Blue Economy Incubator" project aims to promote innovative solutions addressing selected maritime and marine challenges and opportunities.
  • 18/11/2019
    The project aims to set up transnational cooperation between FLAGs with potential for developing the FAP processing sector. This offers a valuable opportunity for fishing communities to increase the EU and worldwide market of processed FAPs while reducing overfishing. The project will focus on the following local FAPs: blue crab, mussels, sardines and anchovies.
  • 07/11/2019
    A group of 9 inland and coastal FLAGs from Poland has found partners from Italy, Latvia and Lithuania to launch a cooperation project that entails the exchange of experience and joint actions, such as study visits to each of the areas involved along 2020-2021.
  • 01/10/2019
    The round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) is an invasive species now common throughout the Baltic region, with economic potential. Originating in the Caspian Sea with strong markets in Ukraine and Belarus, which could be developed in Europe. This project would like to involve FLAGs that are interested in and/ or with experience of catching and selling round goby from the Baltic Sea.
  • 15/07/2019
    MedPAN is launching a Thematic Call for Small Projects on Sustainable management of marine turtles to reinforce MPA management.