FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Good Practice Projects

  • 04/07/2017
    United Kingdom
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    Small-scale and coastal fisheries, Society and culture, Education and training, 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, Small-scale and coastal fisheries, 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.
  • 04/07/2017
    Romania
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    Adding value to fisheries, Business support, Promotion, Short circuits, Fisheries resources, Small-scale and coastal fisheries
    Fishermen and the local municipality worked together to improve selling conditions for fresh fish in Olt county with a local fish market for 170 fishermen.
  • 27/06/2017
    United Kingdom
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    Processing, Environment, Fisheries resources, Small-scale and coastal fisheries
    Orkney Fisheries Research Project støtter en lokalt forankret udarbejdelse af en forvaltningsplan og leverer dataene til brug for MSC-akkreditering af fiskeri efter taskekrabbe og andre arter i lokale farvande.
  • 11/05/2017
    Portugal
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    Diversification, Pesca-tourism, Tourism, Environment, Education and training
    Coming from a long-established fishing family, André felt it was time to innovate their ways of utilizing the sea. He’s managed to do just that by setting up marine discovery tours in his traditional fishing village of Ferragudo, Portugal. Today, he shares his passion and knowledge of the local environment with the region’s tourists.
  • 11/05/2017
    Spain
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    Business support, New technology, Circular economy, Society and culture, Education and training
    The Mariña Ortegal FLAG has supported a social enterprise to create professional activities for the disabled and long-term unemployed, repairing plastic crates for the local fish auctions.
  • 03/03/2017
    United Kingdom
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    Adding value to fisheries, Business support, Promotion, Short circuits, Education and training
    A combination of one-to-one engagement with local fisheries businesses, networking them with each other and the provision of business mentoring support has helped improve the supply of local fish into the Northern Devon market and create new economic activities.
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    22/02/2017
    Spain
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    Adding value to fisheries, Aquaculture, Processing, Promotion, Environment, Small-scale and coastal fisheries, Youth
    Muslingefiskere og forskere slog sig sammen om at undersøge muligheden for at dyrke almindelig kammusling i ría de Vigo og diversificere deres produktionsmetoder og forbedre bæredygtigheden af deres virksomhed.
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    17/01/2017
    Italy
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    Adding value to fisheries, Business support, Small-scale and coastal fisheries, Youth
    Fishermen often find it difficult to obtain loans. Because they do not always fit the standard profile of a borrower, they can be categorised as ‘non-bankable’. Recent discussions with the local fishermen made clear the need for the FLAG to provide them with a more accessible credit system to help fund their initiatives.
  • 16/09/2016
    Spain
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    Adding value to fisheries, Labelling, Promotion, Traceability, Small-scale and coastal fisheries
    With the support of Axis 4, a Spanish octopus fishery became the world’s first to receive Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification, opening up new marketing opportunities to the local fleet.