Fisheries Areas Network

Good Practice Projects

  • 11/01/2018
    United Kingdom
    Local fish delivered fresh to the doorstep as fisherman boosts the family business through direct sales from FLAG funded van.
  • 19/12/2017
    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
    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
    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
    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
    “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
    TRANSPOLVO is a research project which explores the conditions for transporting octopus live to consumers.
  • 04/07/2017
    United Kingdom
    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
    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
    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.