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Fiches FLAG

Elbe-Roeder Triangle FLAG

Official name: 
LAG Elbe-Röder-Dreieck
Country:
Region: 
Code: 
DE218
Programming period: 
2014-2020

Area

The Elbe-Roeder Triangle FLAG is situated east of the river Elbe on the border between Brandenburg and Saxony. It is a rural region with a few focal points of large industry including steel and chemical plants. The landscape is characterised by high-value vineyards along the Elbe river and pond landscapes in the Roeder riverside floodplain.

This area has been used for pond farming for about 300 years. The ponds were designed for purely economic reasons and served exclusively for carp pond farming.

There are three companies in the Elbe-Roeder-Dreieck area, which manage ponds of around 280 hectares

The production, processing and marketing of fish, in particular carp, plays a rather small role in the Elbe-Roeder-Dreieck, but is very important in terms of regional identity.

The FLAG’s challenge includes preserving these activities and the pond eco-system they depend on.

Type de zone:
Bassins:
Protected areas: 

Three nature protection areas, including the Gohrischheide and the Elbniederterrasse, are situated in the FLAG territory. They have a high value for conservation and recreation. The whole riverine area of the Roeder river is classified as landscape protection area with an important function for bird migration and conservation.

Population
29 573
Surface area (km²)
299
Population density
99
Total employment in fisheries
10
Aquaculture: 
10

FLAG strategy

The FLAG has a broad strategy that aims to address the main challenges from different perspectives. The four main objectives are:

  • Supporting local processing and new distribution channels in the area
  • Expanding the local product range
  • Increasing the share of direct sales and marketing the regional gastronomy
  • Making the area more attractive for day tourism and environmental education.
Objective: 
Adding value, creating jobs, and promoting innovation along the fisheries chain
Priority: 
4
% of the budget allocated: 
24%
Supporting diversification
5
30%
Enhancing and capitalising on the environmental assets
4
18%
Promoting social wellbeing and cultural heritage
1
0%
Strengthening the role of fisheries communities in local development
3
28%

Funding

Total public budget allocated to the FLAG for 2014-2020: 
325 000
  • EMFF: 
    243 750
  • MS co-financing: 
    81 250
  • Sources of co-funding: 

    Regional (State of Saxony)

  • Funds: 
    EAFRD

Project examples

  • Regional cooperation with the neighbouring region of Dresdner Heidebogen – Establishing a joint aquaculture business area north of Dresden by developing local pond farms and aquaculture.
  • Marketing campaign for carp

Calls for proposals

Potential beneficiaries can contact the FLAG management at any time throughout the funding period. The FLAG board meets twice a year to select projects for support.

Expertise & cooperation

The FLAG is interested in cooperating with other FLAGs on the following themes:

  • pond farming,
  • fish events,
  • educational projects (especially for children and young people),
  • low impact tourism
  • diversification

Partnership

Accountable body: 
Elbe-Roeder-Dreieck
Members of the partnership: 

The FLAG partnership includes: pond farmers, local banks, restaurants, direct sellers, municipalities, local economy associations, private companies, environmental NGOs and local newspapers.

Number of individuals/organisations in partnership/general assembly: 
79
% of fisheries actors: 
3%
% of other (non-fisheries) private / NGO sector actors: 
67%
% of environmental actors: 
3%
Number of individuals on main decision-making body/board: 
15
% of public actors: 
40%
Number of contracted staff in FLAG: 
0,25

Map

Contacts du GALPA

Elbe-Roeder-Dreieck
 
Industriestrasse A11
Zimmer A 202/203
01612 Glaubitz
Germany
FLAG Manager:
Ms. Anja Schober
Phone:
+49 35265 51270
Languages:
  • Allemand (Mother tongue)
  • Anglais (Advanced)
Publication date: 
07/11/2017
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