FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Good Practice Projects

  • 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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    Marine activities, Environment, Circular economy, Energy, Small-scale and coastal fisheries, 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.
  • 12/12/2018
    Estonia
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    Diversification, Marine activities, Tourism, Integrated coastal management, Infrastructure
    Läänemaal asuv Puise kalasadam on tänu taastamisprojektile ja kohaliku FLAGi toele õitsele löönud.
  • 12/11/2018
    Germany
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    Environment, Circular economy, Marine litter, Water quality
    On Lower Saxony’s North Sea coast, small-scale fishermen team up with an environmental NGO to collect marine waste and look at ways of disposing and recycling plastic components.
  • 19/09/2018
    Spain
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    Adding value to fisheries, Business support, Promotion, Short circuits, Gastronomy, Small-scale and coastal fisheries, Infrastructure
    Uus FLAG soosib gastronoomia, kohaliku toidu söömise ja kalanduse pärandi kokkusulatamist, toetades Gandia sadamas asuvat ebatavalist restorani.
  • 18/09/2018
    Spain
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    Aquaculture, New technology, Diversification, Arts and crafts, Women
    A Galician FLAG has supported the creation of Europe’s first commercial coral farm, growing approximately 5 000 corals annually and attracting school trips of children from around the area.
  • 29/08/2018
    Sweden
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    Environment, Governance, Fisheries resources, Small-scale and coastal fisheries
    The Lake Vãttern Co-management Group, supported by the FLAG, is helping local stakeholders to reach a consensus on the sustainable management of fish resources of the second largest lake in Sweden.
  • 24/08/2018
    Ireland
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    Aquaculture, New technology, Environment, Fisheries resources, Integrated coastal management, Cultural heritage
    A fisheries cooperative embraces the use of new technology to ensure the sustainability of its native oyster stocks. By adopting spat collectors (“coupelles”) used in France, the Tralee Oyster Fisheries Society has offered a brighter future to its oyster fishers and the local tradition they represent.
  • 26/06/2018
    Latvia
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    Environment, Fisheries resources, Small-scale and coastal fisheries, Education and training
    A volunteer association of professional and recreational fishermen obtains support to combat illegal fishing and better monitor local fish stocks.
  • 26/06/2018
    Denmark
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    Business support, Circular economy, Marine litter
    Some creative thinking and investment have led to the creation of Denmark’s first recycling plant to process expanded polystyrene into plastic pellets that can be sold to manufacturers for a wide range of new products. This is a leap forward in terms of handling used fish boxes.