FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Good Practice Projects

  • 16/12/2020
    Denmark
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    Business support, New technology, Diversification, Marine activities, Tourism
    Despite experiencing environmental strain, the Limfjord has an abundance of sea trout. This species is very attractive to anglers. A FLAG-LAG cooperation project addresses local economic and environmental goals by creating a new tourist location based on recreational fishing.
  • 09/12/2020
    Spain
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    Business support, Diversification, Pesca-tourism, Tourism, Cultural heritage, Education and training, Women
    The ‘Mar das Illas’ cooperation project sees three FLAGs in the Pontevedra province working together to support local fishers and families in their entrepreneurial efforts focused on marine and pesca-tourism.
  • 03/11/2020
    Lithuania
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    Adding value to fisheries, Aquaculture, Business support, Processing, Short circuits, Traceability, Small-scale and coastal fisheries, Infrastructure
    The development of small-scale fisheries and aquaculture businesses in the Western Lithuania FLAG area is a vital part of the economic development of regions such as Klaipeda and Priekulė. This project, implemented by a small local company, aims to improve the processing of local fisheries and aquaculture products through a series of FLAG-funded strategic investments.
  • 13/10/2020
    Baltic region
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    Environment, Fisheries resources, Integrated coastal management, Small-scale and coastal fisheries
    Läänemere piirkonna kalanduse kohalike tegevusrühmade (Fisheries Local Action Group, FLAG) ulatuslik koostööprojekt on suurendanud inimeste teadlikkust selle kohta, millist mõju avaldab hülge- ja kormoranidepopulatsiooni kasv piirkonna väikestele kalandusettevõtetele. Selle koostööprojekti kaudu on FLAG-id loonud lahendusi, mis peaksid aitama mere elusressursse paremini hallata.
  • 17/09/2020
    Germany
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    Tourism, Society and culture, Infrastructure
    Supported by the South Leipzig FLAG, the dynamic redevelopment of former coal mining area into recreational and professional ‘fishing base’ will improve fisheries production and further develop local tourism in the Störmthal lake region.
  • 10/07/2020
    Italy
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    Pesca-tourism, Governance, Complementary funding, Cultural heritage, Education and training
    An Italian FLAG and its partners access funds from EASME Sustainable Blue Economy call to support fishing communities in Tunisia develop their capacity to implement community-led local development (CLLD).
  • 06/07/2020
    Portugal
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    New technology, Environment, Small-scale and coastal fisheries, Education and training
    Through the MedAves Pesca project, the Oeste FLAG joined together with the Portuguese NGO SPEA to enable better communication and interaction with the fisheries sector. This joint project focused on adapting fisheries practices to avoid the death of seabirds while fishing in the Ilhas Berlengas area.
  • 19/06/2020
    Portugal
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    Adding value to fisheries, Business support, New technology, Promotion, Short circuits, Traceability
    Online sales have generated new interest since the COVID-19 pandemic, giving a renewed boost to projects such as Cabaz do Peixe. This virtual platform to sell fish to the general public from the local artisanal fishing fleet ensures the delivery of fresh and high-quality products, as well as consumer safety
  • 16/06/2020
    France
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    Adding value to fisheries, Business support, New technology, Promotion, Short circuits, Traceability
    Two neighbouring FLAGs cooperate to support a mobile phone app, MonPêcheur, to connect local fishers with consumers by providing them with an online platform for communicating, promoting, and selling their catches directly to the consumer.
  • 15/06/2020
    Spain
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    New technology, Environment, Marine litter, Water quality, Youth
    In an effort to support marine conservation and tackle marine litter, a fisherman and his two sisters in Catalonia (Spain) developed an app and launched a campaign to promote waste collection, while practicing group sports.