FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Adding value to fisheries

  • 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.
  • Promoting line-caught fish with local stakeholders

    23/09/2021
    - Basic page
    The professional line fishers’ association of the Brittany region has run a communication campaign to promote line-caught fish. Two FLAGs cooperated to support this campaign that highlights the environmental sustainability and quality that are associated with this way of fishing.
  • Promoting line-caught fish with local stakeholders

    21/09/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    The professional line fishers’ association of the Brittany region has run a communication campaign to promote line-caught fish. Two FLAGs cooperated to support this campaign that highlights the environmental sustainability and quality that are associated with this way of fishing.
  • Turning shellfish by-products into energy

    26/07/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    Shellfish farming is an important economic activity on the Atlantic French coast. But it also generates undersized mussels as by-products which are usually thrown away. This project focuses on exploiting their potential by generating methane to produce energy.
  • Recruiting young people to train with experienced fishers

    29/06/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    The Lapland FLAG has financed a fisheries recruitment and training project to rejuvenate the ageing fisheries sector in the area around the Lokka and Porttipahta reservoirs. As a result, 14 young fishers of both genders started to operate.
  • Making oyster farming energy self-sufficient

    29/06/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    The Chantier Bretagne Sud shipyard has led a project to support Brittany’s oyster farms in their transition to renewable energies by studying their needs and offering adapted technology.
  • Energy Island: Networking for local economic impact

    17/05/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    Et FLAG-støttet projekt skaber et netværk af 17 lokale virksomheder for at gå sammen om at gøre Bornholm til en af Danmarks to "energiøer" med fokus på produktion og omdannelse af vindenergi.
  • Better salinity and temperature data to improve flat oyster spat collection

    10/05/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    Østersfarmerne i det sydlige Bretagne installerede en bøje med højfrekvent måleudstyr til at finde ud af, hvordan yngel af flad østers (limfjordsøsters) – en vigtig ressource i området – fæstner sig.
  • Wind turbine

    Eco-diversifying the local economy

    26/04/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    In Poland, the North Kaszuby FLAG supported the setting up of an experimental wind turbine in a local engineering company, helping to establish a new local energy supply, to promote economic diversification, and to create a new educational offer.