FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Adding value to fisheries

  • FISCHtival of cultures: a colourful and international event with food and music as bridges for the integration of migrants

    05/10/2016
    - Good Practice Short Story
    FISCHtival, the open air festival of concerts and food organized by the Tirschenreuth FLAG in the summer of 2015, had not expected to provide such a transformation to the local community. The initial idea behind the event was to promote the activities of the pond fishing association, which is responsible for the administration of the FLAG.
  • Certified octopus fishery

    16/09/2016
    - Good Practice Project
    With the support of Axis 4, a Spanish octopus fishery became the world’s first to receive Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification, opening up new marketing opportunities to the local fleet.
  • Fishtaverns - Upgrading product and service quality in local seafood restaurants

    16/09/2016
    - Good Practice Project
    The “Fishtaverns” project aims to raise the quality standards of local seafood restaurants – their products and hosting capabilities – notably by improving the use of fresh fisheries products and applying attractive communication tools.
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    Lessons from FARNET 1 (2007-2013)

    09/09/2016
    - Basic page
    The experience developed by FARNET under Axis 4 of the EFF (2007-2013) is still highly valuable for the current programming period, especially for new FLAGs.
  • PROMIS map DK

    Project Result-Oriented Management Information System (PROMIS)

    24/08/2016
    - Good Practice Method
    To assist the LAGs and FLAGs in project selection and streamline decision-making, the Danish managing authority (MA) developed an IT system, which covers the entire process, from project application, to prioritisation, approval, reporting, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Vianapesca PO - Product placement – Promoting canned fish with a story

    14/06/2016
    - Good Practice Project
    Ovaj projekt Organizacije proizvođača Vianapesca usmjeren je na dodavanje vrijednosti lokalnim ribarskim proizvodima putem prerade i marketniške kampanje.
  • Boat stories: catching the human side of fisheries

    18/04/2016
    - Good Practice Short Story
    To help preserve and promote the local fishing communities of North Devon, UK, Boat stories set sail with the North Devon FLAG in 2014 to make 10 short films telling the personal stories of those living and working with boats in the area. The stories, told by the skippers or crew, open the door to a world mostly hidden to even those who live on the coast, enticing the audience to come and have a closer look.
  • Sponging up pollution

    21/03/2016
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Marine sponges are filter feeder organisms known to accumulate metallic trace elements and digest fecal bacteria from the marine environment. That’s why academic researchers from the LBCM (Université de Bretagne Sud) teamed up with shellfish farmers to explore the filtration capacities of marine sponges to improve sea-water quality in shellfish farming areas.
  • Telecapeche

    14/02/2016
    - Good Practice Project
    TELECAPECHE is an e-technology system that provides real-time data to local fisheries and aquaculture committees, helping them to monitor fish stocks and adopt suitable management measures. Launched with Axis 4 support, the system’s creators are now looking at some big developments using CLLD under the EMFF.
  • MediterRadio

    14/02/2016
    - Good Practice Project
    As part of a broader cooperation project to promote the image of fishing and the coastal culture of the Mediterranean, a new online radio station gives a voice to ideas, news, culture and activities related to fisheries and the sea.