Fisheries Areas Network

FLAG Factsheets by theme

FLAGs are partnerships between fisheries actors and other local private and public stakeholders. Together, they design and implement a local development strategy to address their area´s needs be they economic, social and/or environmental. Based on their strategy, the FLAGs select and provide funding to local projects that contribute to local development in their areas, involving thousands of local stakeholders.

  • DE219

    The FLAG’s territory is situated to the east of Saxony and borders the regions of Dresden to the south and Brandenburg to the north. The eastern part of the area is highly forested, while the west is characterised by a typically European agricultural landscape. Throughout the entire area, pond farming is prevalent.
  • DE220

    The Oberlausitzer Heide und Teichlandschaft in the south of the region is one of the biggest commercially used lakelands in Germany. Here, there are 1,925 hectares of lakes with an economic use.
  • DE221

    The region is one of Germany’s largest commercially operated lake and aquaculture areas. Fishing started here in the middle of the 13th century.
  • DE222

    The Eastern Oberlausitz FLAG is situated in the eastern part of Saxony. This primarily rural region is located between the border with Poland and the conurbation of Dresden (approx.100 km away). The landscape is characterised by many diverse natural areas with rare animal and botanical species.
  • DE223

    The FLAG area “Fischereihafen Bremerhaven“refers to the fishery port of Bremen/Bremerhaven. After 100 years of prosperity, the crisis in deep-sea fishing in the 1970´s and 80´s had a significant impact on Europe´s leading destination for landing and processing of fish.
  • DE224

    Open natural areas, idyllic villages, extensive avenues, castles and manor houses dominate the landscape. The economy of this area traditionally consisted of agriculture, the food industry and tourism.
  • DE225

    The FLAG area is a coastal region situated near the city of Rostock in the north German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and has a 62km coastline. In the west, the Wustrow peninsula rises into the Baltic Sea and surrounds the Salzhaff with the mainland. The Warnow river flows through the region and into the Baltic Sea at Rostock.
  • DE226

    The FLAG area is located south of the coastal city of Rostock and the area of the Baltic Sea – Bad Doberan FLAG area in the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. It covers the territory of the Guestrow district and is an inland area. The main fishing activities in the region are small-scale inland pond fisheries.
  • DE227

    The FLAG area comprises a large part of the rural and sparsely populated Mecklenburg Lake District, which is characterised by vast interlinked inland waterways, many of which are protected areas. The fishing activities in the Mecklenburg Lakes follow a longstanding tradition and play an important economic and historical role in the area.
  • DE228

    Further information on this FLAG to follow.