FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Good Practice Methods

  • 17/12/2018
    United Kingdom
    FLAG cooperates with local fisheries management body to encourage uptake by fishermen to trial lobster pots with specially designed escape gaps, providing both environmental and commercial benefits.
  • 27/06/2018
    Ireland
    Irish FLAGs have supported the development of six Regional Inshore Fisheries Forums (RIFFs) and a National Inshore Fisheries Forum (NIFF) to ensure representation of the small-scale segment of the fleet in regional and national decision making.
  • 11/04/2018
    Spain
    The Regional Government of Galicia offers an inspirational example of how to plan CLLD implementation in advance to ensure FLAGs remain operational from one programming period to another. This has helped to safeguard the local dynamic and credibility built up by the FLAGs and ensure funds are quickly available for new projects in the new period.
  • 11/12/2017
    Spain
    A project competition and awards ceremony were organised by the regional administration to boost communication around CLLD and increase local awareness of the FLAGs’ work in Galicia’s coastal areas.
  • 02/10/2017
    Lithuania
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    Complementary funding, Small-scale and coastal fisheries
    FLAG taps into alternative funding stream to facilitate small-scale fishermen’s participation in fisheries fora around the Baltic.
  • 15/09/2017
    Spain
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    Business support
    The Eastern Cantabria FLAG has partnered with a local microcredit institution in assessing business plans to help community members obtain loans to launch new companies in its area.
  • 25/08/2017
    Latvia
    National Networks (NNs) play an important role in linking the FLAGs, fisheries stakeholders, national and regional administrations involved in fisheries local development. The Latvian NN facilitates exchange and learning not only between FLAGs but also within the whole fisheries sector.
  • 11/05/2017
    Poland
    FLAG animation activities on a local fish farm have encouraged fish consumption, raised environmental awareness and launched new forms of local fish sales in the community.
  • 10/12/2016
    Latvia
    An annual competition for the best projects supported by the Liepaja LAG-FLAG helps to involve the community, inspire new projects and monitor results.
  • PROMIS map DK

    24/08/2016
    Denmark
    To assist the LAGs and FLAGs in project selection and streamline decision-making, the Danish managing authority (MA) developed an IT system, which covers the entire process, from project application, to prioritisation, approval, reporting, monitoring and evaluation.