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.
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.
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.
Diversification, Gastronomy, Tourism, Education and training
The “Fishtaverns” project aims to raise the quality standards of local seafood restaurants – their products and hosting capabilities – notably by improving the use of fresh fisheries products and applying attractive communication tools.
Adding value to fisheries, New technology, Small-scale and coastal fisheries
TELECAPECHE is an e-technology system that provides real-time data to local fisheries and aquaculture committees, helping them to monitor fish stocks and adopt suitable management measures. Launched with Axis 4 support, the system’s creators are now looking at some big developments using CLLD under the EMFF.
Promotion, Tourism, Society and culture, Cultural heritage, Youth
As part of a broader cooperation project to promote the image of fishing and the coastal culture of the Mediterranean, a new online radio station gives a voice to ideas, news, culture and activities related to fisheries and the sea.
Processing, Diversification, Fisheries by-products, Circular economy, Small-scale and coastal fisheries, Women
Through cooperation with local fishermen and designers, and inspired by traditional techniques from other fishing communities in Europe, a young French entrepreneur has developed an innovative fish skin tanning process and now sells her “marine leather” to fashion designers all around the country.
Adding value to fisheries, Business support, Diversification, Fisheries by-products, Small-scale and coastal fisheries, Women
Axis 4 financial support helped a fisherman on the Estonian island of Hiiumaa to diversify his activities outside of the fishing season into the production of fishing gear and multi-purpose nets. As well as creating a part-time job for this fisherman, it has also created four full-time jobs for local women.