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“ е португалска фирма, която се занимава с биологична продукция и преработка на Salicornia, местен растителен вид, растящ в солници. Тази производствена система спомага за запазването на области от голямо екологично значение, като същевременно подкрепя местната икономика.
  • 27/06/2019
    Italy
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    Adding value to fisheries, Business support, Promotion, Short circuits, Traceability
    In Abruzzo, southern Italy, Solidarity Purchasing Groups have teamed up with fishermen to start including fish in their local food baskets.
  • 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
    A series of festivals connects fishermen and aquaculture producers with the public, raising awareness of local fish, traditions and the marine habitat.
  • 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.