FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Good Practice Methods

  • 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.
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    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.
  • 27/04/2016
    United Kingdom
    The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly FLAG commissioned an analysis of the Social Return on Investment in order to measure the impact of its animation activities. It found that each euro invested by the FLAG brought a social return of €5.45 in benefits to the local community.
  • 30/11/2015
    Poland
    Polish FLAGs can choose from two flexible support options to prepare their local development strategies. Both options have benefited from a simplification and streamlining of the process of activating preparatory support.
  • 11/11/2015
    Estonia
    National networks (NNs) play an important role in developing the capacity of FLAGs and managing authorities (MAs), and in stimulating and supporting transnational cooperation. In Estonia, the NN 2007-2013 worked in close collaboration with the MA to facilitate dialogue and ensure good cooperation between all actors involved in fisheries CLLD. It also developed information tools, and provided guidance and capacity building for the FLAGs
  • 11/11/2015
    Italy
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    Promotion, Governance
    FLAG communication activities can be an important catalyst for innovation and change, and are a transversal element in the local development strategy. Through effective communication, the Adriatico Salentino FLAG in Puglia, Italy, has helped to empower local fishermen to become drivers of change in their communities.