FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Good Practice Projects

  • 24/08/2018
    Ireland
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    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
    Savanoriška Profesionaliosios ir pramoginės žvejybos asociacija gauna paramą kovojant su nelegalia žvejyba ir geriau kontroliuojant vietinius žuvų išteklius.
  • 26/06/2018
    Denmark
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    Business support, Environment, 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.
  • 22/06/2018
    Spain
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    Labelling, Promotion, Small-scale and coastal fisheries, Cultural heritage
    Malagos FLAG prisidėjo prie iniciatyvos suteikti firminę etiketę vietiniams moliuskams (Callista chione arba Concha fina), padidindama šių vietinių rūšių vertę ir užtikrindama aukštos kokybės standartų laikymąsi.
  • 18/06/2018
    Sweden
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    Aquaculture, Business support, New technology, Traceability, Environment, Circular economy, Water quality
    To reduce the impact of fish farming on the environment, a group of local actors, with initial LEADER LAG support, has developed the symbiotic production of fish and tomatoes into a highly successful business.
  • 18/06/2018
    Spain
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    Adding value to fisheries, Aquaculture, Business support, New technology
    Thanks to FLAG support, a new start-up company has been launched to cultivate microalgae on land for oil extraction, to be used as a pharmaceutical-grade nutrient for human consumption.
  • 11/04/2018
    Latvia
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    Aquaculture, Business support, New technology, Marine activities, Environment, Water quality, Integrated coastal management
    Latvian FLAGs teamed up in a cooperation project to finance a study aimed at assessing the seaweed production potential from Latvian waters along with options for a management plan that would ensure a sustainable exploitation of this resource.
  • 11/04/2018
    Estonia
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    Business support, Diversification, Arts and crafts, Gastronomy, Tourism, Youth
    Exchange between businesses from three countries helps raise skills of local entrepreneurs, develop new products and encourage young people to engage in business activities.
  • 11/01/2018
    United Kingdom
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    Adding value to fisheries
    Local fish delivered fresh to the doorstep as fisherman boosts the family business through direct sales from FLAG funded van.
  • 19/12/2017
    Estonia
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    Society and culture, 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.