FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Good Practice Projects

  • 02/10/2019
    Denmark
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    Business support, Marine activities, Education and training, Infrastructure, Youth
    On Ærø Island, a disused boat engine factory has been turned into a community hub supporting local maritime entrepreneurship. The project aims to boost the island’s economy and social cohesion.
  • 30/07/2019
    Spain
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    New technology, Fisheries resources
    A digital platform developed by and for the shellfish sector simplifies and improves the day-to-day management, control and planning of shellfish activities.
  • 10/07/2019
    Denmark
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    Adding value to fisheries, Aquaculture, Business support, Water quality
    Kerteminde Organic Mussel Farm represents the first Danish business to commercialise open-water raised mussels. The company aims to produce high-quality mussels in an efficient and environmentally-friendly way, in turn, boosting the area’s marine activities and creating local jobs.
  • 27/06/2019
    Portugal
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    Aquaculture, Business support, Processing, Gastronomy, Environment, Climate change
    “Salina Greens” is a Portuguese business dedicated to the organic production and processing of Salicornia, a native plant species growing on salt marshes. This production system helps preserve areas of high environmental value, while supporting the local economy.
  • 27/06/2019
    Italy
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    Adding value to fisheries, Business support, Promotion, Short circuits, Traceability
    U pokrajini Abruzzo u južnoj Italiji skupine za solidariziranu kupnju udružile su se s ribarima kako bi u svoje košare s lokalnom hranom počele uključivati i ribu.
  • 21/06/2019
    Finland
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    Adding value to fisheries, New technology, Processing, Promotion, Gastronomy, Small-scale and coastal fisheries
    A Finnish fisherman has taken up the Japanese method of ageing fish known as “umami”, attracting Michelin star chefs.
  • 08/04/2019
    United Kingdom
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    Business support, Governance, Complementary funding, Fisheries resources, Integrated coastal management, Small-scale and coastal fisheries
    The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly FLAG has developed a Credit Union scheme designed to assist those who cannot access grant funding for their projects without initial support.
  • map of the nine Festival del Mare along Emilia-Romagna coast at Adriatic Sea

    18/03/2019
    Italy
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    Promotion, Gastronomy, Tourism, Society and culture, Cultural heritage
    Nizom festivala ribari i proizvođači iz područja akvakulture povezuju se s javnošću pri čemu se podiže svijest o lokalnoj ribi, običajima i morskom staništu.
  • Cuan Beo project in Connaught, Ireland

    08/03/2019
    Ireland
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    Environment, Water quality, Fisheries resources, Integrated coastal management, Small-scale and coastal fisheries, Education and training, Youth
    Cuan Beo was set up by community members living and working near Galway bay, who were cognisant of a general decline in the quality of the famous shellfish producing waters in the Bay.
  • Bay of Anllons pool heated by water from solar panels

    11/02/2019
    Spain
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    Environment, Circular economy, Energy, Youth
    To promote the local shellfish activity and its products, a FLAG redevelops an area overlooking the bay where its cockle pickers work and installs a shallow outdoor pool for kids, heated with excess hot water from the nearby leisure centre.