FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Adding value to fisheries

  • Converting a former mining area into a recreational and professional space for fisheries

    17/09/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Supported by the South Leipzig FLAG, the dynamic redevelopment of former coal mining area into recreational and professional ‘fishing base’ will improve fisheries production and further develop local tourism in the Störmthal lake region.
  • Mar das Illas cooperation project shows results of its third edition

    31/08/2020
    - News
    The International Day of Marine Tourism and Pesca-tourism will take place on the 24th of September in the city of Pontevedra (Spain). On this day, the three FLAGs located in the Rías Baixas (Galicia) will present the results of the third edition of the Mar das Illas project, whose main objective is economic diversification through the promotion of marine tourism among fishers and their families.
  • 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.
  • Reviving the fisheries sector by promoting local seafood

    09/07/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    To support the economic revival of the local fishing sector following the COVID-19 crisis, the local fishing communities of the Hauts-de-France region have launched a weekly column in newspapers to promote their seafood products.
  • Adapting fishing practices to protect seabirds

    06/07/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Μέσω του έργου MedAves Pesca, η Oeste FLAG συνεργάστηκε με την πορτογαλική ΜΚΟ SPEA για καλύτερη επικοινωνία και αλληλεπίδραση με τον αλιευτικό τομέα. Το κοινό αυτό έργο επικεντρώθηκε στην προσαρμογή των αλιευτικών πρακτικών για την αποφυγή του θανάτου των θαλάσσιων πτηνών κατά την αλιεία στην περιοχή των νησιών Μπερλένγκας.
  • From fishermen to you

    19/06/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Online sales have generated new interest since the COVID-19 pandemic, giving a renewed boost to projects such as Cabaz do Peixe. This virtual platform to sell fish to the general public from the local artisanal fishing fleet ensures the delivery of fresh and high-quality products, as well as consumer safety
  • Promoting the territory through culinary heritage and local seafood

    17/06/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The Gargano LAG integrated the promotion of cultural and gastronomy heritage into their local development plan. This includes the development and promotion of the seafood sector. To do so, it supported the development of the Pesca Mia app, which connects the seafood sector, restaurants and private consumers.
  • Keeping fishing active and safe during the sanitary crisis

    17/06/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    COVID-19 paralysed many sectors of the economy in the Basque Country. Although the fisheries sector, like other food-producing sectors, was given priority during the pandemic, the lack of security and low-priced seafood could have forced many vessels and fishing organisations to stop working.
  • Producing essential oils from marine plants

    16/06/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Thanks to business advice from Oeste FLAG and national financial support, a fisheries observer who wanted to change his career path has successfully started his own company in Portugal, working with marine plants called halophytes.
  • MonPêcheur: Connecting fishers and consumers at the quay!

    16/06/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Δύο γειτονικές ομάδες FLAG συνεργάζονται για να υποστηρίξουν μια εφαρμογή κινητής τηλεφωνίας, το MonPêcheur, η οποία συνδέει σε τοπικό επίπεδο τους αλιείς με τους καταναλωτές μέσω μιας σε απευθείας σύνδεση πλατφόρμας για επικοινωνία, προώθηση και πώληση των αλιευμάτων απευθείας στον καταναλωτή.