FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Diversification

  • 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.
  • Reinstating wetlands and pike spawning grounds on the Stockholm archipelago

    04/09/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    To restore natural balance to ecosystems on the Swedish archipelago, the Stockholmsbygd FLAG has supported an initiative aimed at reinstating coastal wetlands in an effort to increase pike stocks. Key predators in the Baltic, pike are essential to maintaining biodiversity and healthy waters in the area.
  • 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.
  • Transferring CLLD to Tunisian fishing communities

    06/08/2020
    - Basic page
    An Italian FLAG and its partners access funds from EASME Sustainable Blue Economy call to support fishing communities in Tunisia develop their capacity to implement community-led local development (CLLD).
  • Transferring CLLD to Tunisian fishing communities

    10/07/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Un FLAG italiano e i suoi partner accedono a fondi del bando dell’EASME nel settore dell'Economia blu per aiutare le comunità di pescatori in Tunisia a potenziare la capacità di attuare lo sviluppo locale di tipo partecipativo (CLLD).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • COVID-19 – FLAG Response Message Board

    09/04/2020
    - News
    Keeping you up to date on efforts and actions carried out by FLAGs, National Networks and Managing Authorities to support the fisheries and aquaculture sector in EU Member States overcome the challenges presented by the coronavirus, COVID-19. Be sure to check this rolling coverage regularly to get inspiration for actions in your areas. And contact the FARNET Support Unit with any of your news.
  • An aquarium supplied by local fishermen on the Wild Atlantic Way

    13/03/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Un’azienda locale costituita una ventina d’anni fa dalla comunità di Achill ha creato un acquario in un edificio in disuso di sua proprietà; allo scopo, l’azienda ha coinvolto volontari, pescatori in pensione e lavoratori connessi con la filiera della pesca. “The Achill Experience Aquarium and Visitors Centre” è diventato il primo spazio culturale in Irlanda basato sul patrimonio ittico, nonché una delle principali attrazioni della contea.