Fisheries Areas Network

Circular economy

  • Côte d’Emeraude – Rance – Baie du Mont Saint-Michel FLAG

    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Côte d’Emeraude – Rance – Baie du Mont Saint-Michel area surrounds the Rance river estuary. It is characterised by very contrasted landscapes: rocky shores, small rias stretching inland, marshes and polders. The territory relies on tourism, agriculture and maritime activities.
  • A social enterprise to service the fish auctions

    - Good Practice Project
    Η FLAG της Mariña Ortegal έχει υποστηρίξει μια κοινωνική επιχείρηση με στόχο τη δημιουργία επαγγελματικής ενασχόλησης για τα άτομα με αναπηρία και τους μακροχρόνια ανέργους στην επιδιόρθωση πλαστικών τελάρων για τις τοπικές ιχθυόσκαλες.
  • Mondego Mar FLAG

    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Mondego Mar FLAG is located in the centre of the Portuguese coastline and covers the municipalities of Cantanhede, Figueira da Foz, Mira and Montemor-o-Velho. This area is composed of marine, freshwater and estuarine ecosystems creating a complex and rich environment and hosting a range of fisheries activities, from aquaculture to shellfish harvesting to coastal fisheries.
  • Central Finland FLAG

    - FLAG Factsheet
    Fishing is an important and profitable activity in the FLAG area, especially along the main section of the Kymijoki River. Fish farming is also an important economic activity, with a strong tradition in the area. The existence of local centres of population, as well as the proximity of the Helsinki metropolitan region, guarantees a consistent demand for fish products.
  • FEMER marine skin

    - Good Practice Project
    Through cooperation with local fishermen and designers, and inspired by traditional techniques from other fishing communities in Europe, a young French entrepreneur has developed an innovative fish skin tanning process and now sells her “marine leather” to fashion designers all around the country.