FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

New technology

  • Preserving wild sea urchins through sustainable farming

    22/10/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The Mondego Mar FLAG financed a project to bring some unused saltpans back into use to produce an aquaculture product which is highly coveted by restaurateurs: the sea urchin, also known as ‘Portuguese caviar’.
  • Blockchain improves traceability for small-scale fishers

    04/10/2021
    - Basic page
    This cooperation project aimed to apply a technology based on the “blockchain” principle to fisheries. By using this trustworthy shared recording system, the three FLAGs implemented a traceability system which provides complete and accurate information to consumers of artisanal fishing products.
  • Blockchain improves traceability for small-scale fishers

    28/09/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    This cooperation project aimed to apply a technology based on the “blockchain” principle to fisheries. By using this trustworthy shared recording system, the three FLAGs implemented a traceability system which provides complete and accurate information to consumers of artisanal fishing products.
  • Indoor aquaponics farm development

    28/09/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    A Finnish FLAG supported a research project to create a business model based on indoor aquaponic farming. This innovative concept reduces water use by 85% and produces both fish and vegetables with near zero-waste discharge.
  • Turning shellfish by-products into energy

    26/07/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    A conquicultura constitui uma importante atividade económica na costa francesa do Atlântico. No entanto, também gera moluscos de tamanho inferior ao regulamentar, na forma de subprodutos, que são geralmente descartados. O projeto em causa centra-se na exploração do seu potencial, através da produção de metano para gerar energia.
  • Better salinity and temperature data to improve flat oyster spat collection

    10/05/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    Os ostreicultores do sul da Bretanha instalaram uma boia multissensor de alta frequência para ajudar a compreender o assentamento de larvas de ostra-plana, um recurso essencial na área.
  • Mobile App for reporting catch data

    18/01/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    O GAL Pesca da Finlândia Oriental apoiou a criação de uma aplicação móvel para os pescadores finlandeses do interior poderem registrar as suas capturas. Desenvolvida por uma Universidade de Ciências Aplicadas e introduzida em maio de 2020, a ferramenta permite melhorar a recolha de dados sobre as capturas e a rastreabilidade ao longo da cadeia de valor das pescas.
  • Creating a new tourist destination based on recreational fishing

    06/01/2021
    - Basic page
    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.
  • Creating a new tourist destination based on recreational fishing

    16/12/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    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.
  • MONPÊCHEUR: Connecting fishers and consumers at the quay!

    06/08/2020
    - Basic page
    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.