FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Good Practice

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FLAG Projects per country - December 2018
FLAG Projects per country - December 2018 (click to expand in a new tab)
With the second generation of FLAGs now up and running, there is a growing number of project examples from the past and the present which can inspire other actions aimed at developing fisheries and aquaculture areas around Europe, be it through economic, environmental or social support and investment.
The project descriptions and short stories below give an insight into some of the local projects funded by the FLAGs, while the methods provide helpful examples of effective programme management, ranging from community outreach to FLAG self-assessment.

  • 24/10/2019
    Finland
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    Business support, New technology, Processing, Circular economy, Fisheries resources
    Local fishermen in Lapland, northern Finland, create a mincing facility to process unwanted by-catch into new marketable products such as fish fingers.
  • 02/10/2019
    Denmark
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    Business support, Marine activities, Education and training, Infrastructure, Youth
    På Ærø er en nedlagt bådmotorfabrik blevet omdannet til et lokalt kulturcenter, der støtter det lokale, maritime iværksættermiljø. Projektet skal sætte skub i øens økonomi og sociale sammenhængskraft.
  • 12/09/2019
    France
    For fjerde år i træk har Boulogne-sur-Mer været vært for en hackathon til fremme af iværksætterprojekter og innovative idéer til at håndtere udfordringer, som regionens kystområder står over for.
  • 10/09/2019
    Sweden
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    Gastronomy, Marine activities, Tourism, Governance, Integrated coastal management, Infrastructure
    The operation of Hästholmen harbour involves the cooperation of several local actors. Through a series of FLAG projects, the port has been improved and developed in accordance with the local community’s needs and opportunities.
  • 30/07/2019
    Spain
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    New technology, Fisheries resources
    A digital platform developed by and for the shellfish sector simplifies and improves the day-to-day management, control and planning of shellfish activities.
  • 22/07/2019
    France
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    Business support, New technology, Environment, Circular economy, Marine litter
    New start-up, Fil & Fab, is tackling the issue of marine litter by developing the first French recycling network for old fishing nets.
  • 10/07/2019
    Germany
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    Small-scale and coastal fisheries, Society and culture, Cultural heritage, Infrastructure, Youth
    This project shows how to bring together preservation of cultural heritage with present needs of fishermen.
  • 10/07/2019
    Denmark
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    Adding value to fisheries, Aquaculture, Business support, Water quality
    Kerteminde Økologiske Linemuslinger er den første danske virksomhed, der sælger økologiske blåmuslinger opdrættet i havbrug. Firmaet har sat sig for at producere muslinger af høj kvalitet på en effektiv og miljøvenlig måde og dermed også sætte mere gang i områdets vandaktiviteter og skabe lokale arbejdspladser.
  • 27/06/2019
    Portugal
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    Aquaculture, Business support, Processing, Gastronomy, Environment, Climate change
    "Salina Greens" er en portugisisk virksomhed, der producerer og forarbejder økologisk salturt (Salicornia), som er en plante, der hører hjemme på strandenge. Dette produktionssystem bidrager til bevarelsen af områder med høj miljømæssig værdi og understøtter samtidig den lokale økonomi.
  • 27/06/2019
    Italy
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    Adding value to fisheries, Business support, Promotion, Short circuits, Traceability
    In Abruzzo, southern Italy, Solidarity Purchasing Groups have teamed up with fishermen to start including fish in their local food baskets.