FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Diversification

  • Dealing with the challenges of 500-year-old fishing traditions

    10/07/2019
    - Good Practice Short Story
    This project shows how to bring together preservation of cultural heritage with present needs of fishermen.
  • Salina Greens – Farming organic Salicornia on abandoned salt marshes

    27/06/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    “Salina Greens” is a Portuguese business dedicated to the organic production and processing of Salicornia, a native plant species growing on salt marshes. This production system helps preserve areas of high environmental value, while supporting the local economy.
  • Adding fish to local food baskets

    27/06/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    In Abruzzo, southern Italy, Solidarity Purchasing Groups have teamed up with fishermen to start including fish in their local food baskets.
  • New quality label in Croatia promotes restaurants serving local fish

    25/06/2019
    - Good Practice Short Story
    In Dalmatia, fishermen and restaurants received support from Galeb FLAG to create the ‘Fishermen recommend’ scheme and quality label, endorsing local fish products.
  • Agersø shipyard restoration: breathing new life into a decaying building

    25/06/2019
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Residents of a Danish island formed the Association of Agersø Great Belt-Shipyard to buy and renovate an old building used as a shipyard. This initiative aims to boost local business and increase the harbourfront’s attractiveness.
  • Umami processing methods add value to local fish

    21/06/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    Kāds Somijas zvejnieks ir pārņēmis japāņu zivju nogatavināšanas metodi, kas ir pazīstama kā “umami”, tādējādi piesaistot Michelin zvaigžņu šefpavārus.
  • Neamt FLAG

    11/06/2019
    - FLAG Factsheet
    FLAG Neamt is in North-eastern Romania. The region is predominantly rural with an economy mainly based on agriculture (including fishing and aquaculture), forestry and tourism. The region’s primary sectors include the chemical and processing industries.
  • Giurgiu FLAG

    11/06/2019
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is situated in the southern and central part of the Romanian Plain. The landscape is flat, crossed by many small rivers. To the north are the Argeş and Dâmboviţa Rivers. To the south, the area covers 55km of the Danube River which also marks the Bulgarian border.
  • FLAG Samokov

    15/05/2019
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG territory is located in western Bulgaria close to Sofia. The area’s landscape is mixed and includes mountainous highlands, several rivers, and many natural water resources which are in good ecological condition and one of the main assets of local fisheries.
  • Swansea Bay FLAG --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020--

    10/04/2019
    - FLAG Factsheet
    --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020-- The FLAG areas commercial fishing fleet is made up of 34 vessels registered from either Swansea Marina, Porthcawl Harbour, Port Talbot or Oxwich Bay. Since 2010, this figure has declined by 27%, down from a total of 44 vessels. The most frequently landed species, accounting for 90% of the weight and 95% of the value of landings, include bass, cod, whelk, sole, lobster, plaice and crab.