FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Diversification

  • French FLAG helps launch a CLLD-type dynamic in Tunisia

    14/12/2021
    - Basic page
    A four-year project to bring participative local development to the Kerkennah islands has proved that CLLD can be a valuable tool beyond the shores of Europe. Funded by ENPARD under the EU’s neighbourhood policy, the project, known as DEVLOK, has invested around €1.2M in these Tunisian fishing communities, diversifying the local economy and creating 47 new companies and 89 jobs.
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    PL - FLAG Cooperation in Poland

    09/12/2021
    - Cooperation MS Fiche
    Cooperation activities are not mandatory in the Polish EMFF programme, but FLAGs are encouraged to undertake them. Cooperation is considered as a good way to facilitate learning by FLAGs and to contribute to achieving their strategic objectives, which strongly prioritise job creation, both within and outside the fisheries sector. In the previous period many Polish FLAGs already proved eager to learn from FLAGs in other Member States and to share their experience with them.
  • Seaweed collection to fertilise local fields

    09/12/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    In the Vigo-A Guarda FLAG area, shellfish gatherers are working with local wine producers and a forestry association to turn seaweed - once a nuisance to their activity - into a valuable and sustainable resource: quality compost.
  • Making local products the brand of the area

    09/12/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The Carp Valley FLAG strategy has a clear focus on encouraging local entrepreneurship. The area, highly dependent on inland fisheries and aquaculture, uses its products as an engine for diversification, tourism promotion and awareness-raising about the assets of the territory.
  • Decarbonising economic activities in Culatra Island

    15/11/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The Sotavento do Algarve FLAG supported investment to enable Culatra Island, Portugal’s most important location for aquaculture production, to transition to solar energy.
  • Promoting underused fish species and improving migrants´ integration

    15/11/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    The Ostrobothnia FLAG supported a project getting local community members and migrants to create innovative recipes from underused fish species. As a result, the consumption of less valued fish increased, and the cultural interaction and integration of migrants improved.
  • Preserving wild sea urchins through sustainable farming

    22/10/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The Mondego Mar FLAG financed a project to bring some unused saltpans back into use to produce an aquaculture product which is highly coveted by restaurateurs: the sea urchin, also known as ‘Portuguese caviar’.
  • Joint promotion for increasing local incomes

    30/09/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Two FLAGs in Poland have joined efforts to implement a project promoting the fishing potential of two different regions. By focusing on their areas of greatest expertise, the FLAGs made a greater impact in their respective localities.
  • 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
    A associação de pescadores profissionais de pesca à linha da região da Bretanha realizou uma campanha de comunicação para promover o peixe de pesca à linha. Cooperaram dois GAL para apoiar esta campanha que destaca a sustentabilidade ambiental e a qualidade que estão associadas a esta forma de pesca.