FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Society and culture

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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.
  • Mobilising and training volunteers to prevent poaching

    09/12/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    High Western Rhodopes is a popular fishing destination, which creates economic and social benefits for the local communities, but also environmental concerns, such as poaching. To prevent poaching, the FLAG financed training for volunteers to protect the local environment.
  • 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.
  • From marine litter to tools for the fisheries sector

    12/11/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    The Costa Sostible FLAG has supported the renovation of an abandoned local school to be used as a new marine litter transformation centre by three associations for the handicapped.
  • 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.
  • Recruiting young people to train with experienced fishers

    29/06/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    Lapońska LGR sfinansowała projekt naboru i szkoleń, którego celem było odmłodzenie starzejącego się sektora rybołówstwa na obszarze wokół zbiorników Lokka oraz Porttipahta. W rezultacie działalność rozpoczęło 14 młodych rybaków obu płci.
  • Making oyster farming energy self-sufficient

    29/06/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    Stocznia Chantier Bretagne Sud prowadzi projekt wspierający hodowców ostryg w Bretanii w przechodzeniu na odnawialne źródła energii, analizując ich potrzeby i oferując im odpowiednio dostosowane technologie.
  • From Denmark to the Rhodopes: bringing fisheries closer to citizens

    26/04/2021
    - Basic page
    After a study visit to Fyn FLAG in Denmark, a fishers’ association member was inspired to adapt one of the Danish projects to his area’s needs. The project aims to boost tourism and improve local knowledge of fisheries heritage.
  • Wind turbine

    Eco-diversifying the local economy

    26/04/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    In Poland, the North Kaszuby FLAG supported the setting up of an experimental wind turbine in a local engineering company, helping to establish a new local energy supply, to promote economic diversification, and to create a new educational offer.