FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Good Practice Projects

  • 19/06/2020
    Portugal
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    Adding value to fisheries, Business support, New technology, Promotion, Short circuits, Traceability
    Online sales have generated new interest since the COVID-19 pandemic, giving a renewed boost to projects such as Cabaz do Peixe. This virtual platform to sell fish to the general public from the local artisanal fishing fleet ensures the delivery of fresh and high-quality products, as well as consumer safety
  • 16/06/2020
    France
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    Adding value to fisheries, Business support, New technology, Promotion, Short circuits, Traceability
    Two neighbouring FLAGs cooperate to support a mobile phone app, MonPêcheur, to connect local fishers with consumers by providing them with an online platform for communicating, promoting, and selling their catches directly to the consumer.
  • 15/06/2020
    In an effort to support marine conservation and tackle marine litter, a fisherman and his two sisters in Catalonia (Spain) developed an app and launched a campaign to promote waste collection, while practicing group sports.
  • 13/03/2020
    Ireland
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    Diversification, Tourism, Cultural heritage, Education and training
    A local company set up by Achill community two decades ago, has created an aquarium in a disused building they own, engaging volunteers, retired fishers and fisheries-related workers. The Achill Experience Aquarium and Visitors Centre became the first cultural space in Ireland based on local fisheries heritage and remains one of the biggest attractions of the county.
  • 27/02/2020
    Poland
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    Environment, Water quality, Education and training
    Finnish and Polish fishermen work together on spreading new fishing techniques which benefit both the natural environment and the fisheries sector
  • 31/01/2020
    Slovenia
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    Adding value to fisheries, Aquaculture, Labelling, Promotion, Short circuits
    Three Slovenian FLAGs are implementing a collaborative assessment of fisheries products to establish a quality system for fish products produced in Slovenia.
  • 24/01/2020
    France
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    Adding value to fisheries, Business support, Processing, Promotion, Youth
    A social joint venture between the Red Cross and a local fish auction helps the unemployed into work while securing a place to process undervalued local seafood.
  • 20/12/2019
    Lithuania
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    Adding value to fisheries, Promotion, Gastronomy, Cultural heritage
    A cooperation project promoting fishing heritage, strengthening local traditions and increasing the consumption of forgotten freshwater fish species.
  • 19/12/2019
    Poland
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    Adding value to fisheries, Aquaculture, Diversification
    A Polish fish farm has diversified and transformed into a thriving tourism and recreation centre, adding value and an additional revenue stream.
  • 18/12/2019
    Poland
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    Adding value to fisheries, Business support, Environment, Governance, Cultural heritage, Education and training
    Through a series of inter-connected activities and innovative methods of quality management, a FLAG builds the capacity of local businesses, including fish farmers, restaurants, educational and recreational service providers, and encourages them to cooperate.