FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Good Practice Projects

  • 11/04/2018
    Estonia
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    Business support, Diversification, Arts and crafts, Gastronomy, Tourism, Youth
    Exchange between businesses from three countries helps raise skills of local entrepreneurs, develop new products and encourage young people to engage in business activities.
  • 11/01/2018
    United Kingdom
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    Adding value to fisheries
    Local fish delivered fresh to the doorstep as fisherman boosts the family business through direct sales from FLAG funded van.
  • 19/12/2017
    Estonia
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    Society and culture, Cultural heritage, Education and training, Youth
    Two FLAGs and two LAGs from Finland and Estonia signed a cooperation agreement to promote youth exchanges around fisheries cultural heritage in order to revitalise the traditional links between Estonian coastal villages and Finnish coastal areas.
  • 15/12/2017
    United Kingdom
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    New technology, Environment
    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.
  • 01/12/2017
    Italy
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    Adding value to fisheries, Aquaculture, Small-scale and coastal fisheries
    A local fisheries cooperative and research institute successfully pilot the farming of warty venus clams, or “sea truffles”, diversifying the area’s aquaculture production.
  • 15/09/2017
    Denmark
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    Aquaculture, Business support, Diversification
    Inspired by the well-known, land-based garden allotments concept, setting up gardens at sea and creating the Sea Garden Association has helped inject new life into Ebeltoft harbour and promote local coastal food and marine culture.
  • 01/09/2017
    Finland
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    Society and culture, Education and training, Youth
    “Take care of the Ocean and the Ocean will take care of you”. This project has adapted the concept of Green Care to provide a therapeutic experience through work in an outdoors, marine environment. Getting immersed in the world of fish will, it is hoped, turn some difficult lives around.
  • 20/07/2017
    Portugal
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    Adding value to fisheries, Business support, Short circuits
    TRANSPOLVO is a research project which explores the conditions for transporting octopus live to consumers.
  • 04/07/2017
    United Kingdom
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    Society and culture, Infrastructure
    A two-year pilot project working with fishermen to improve their overall health and well-being and connect them with local health and well-being services.
  • 04/07/2017
    Spain
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    Adding value to fisheries, Business support, Short circuits, Cultural heritage
    Pescado artesanal is an online platform and a communication campaign to increase the consumption of artisanal seafood. The online platform pools products of four auctions, making local seafood more accessible to buyers.