FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Governance

  • Seals and Cormorants in the Baltic: Addressing a common environmental challenge

    13/10/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    A large-scale cooperation project between Baltic FLAGs has increased knowledge on the impact the growing seal and cormorant populations are having on small-scale coastal fisheries in the region. Through this cooperation project, FLAGs have developed solutions for achieving the balanced management of marine resources.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • MONPÊCHEUR: Connecting fishers and consumers at the quay!

    06/08/2020
    - Basic page
    Two neighbouring FLAGs cooperate to support a mobile phone app, MonPêcheur, to connect local fishers with consumers by providing them with an online platform for communicating, promoting, and selling their catches directly to the consumer.
  • 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.
  • Adapting fishing practices to protect seabirds

    06/07/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Tramite il progetto MedAves Pesca, il FLAG Oeste ha collaborato con la ONG portoghese SPEA per migliorare la comunicazione e le interazioni con il settore della pesca. Lo scopo del progetto congiunto era di adattare le pratiche di pesca per evitare la morte di uccelli marini durante la pesca nella zona delle isole Berlengas.
  • Keeping fishing active and safe during the sanitary crisis

    17/06/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    COVID-19 paralysed many sectors of the economy in the Basque Country. Although the fisheries sector, like other food-producing sectors, was given priority during the pandemic, the lack of security and low-priced seafood could have forced many vessels and fishing organisations to stop working.
  • 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.
  • How can FLAGs help fishing and aquaculture communities with the coronavirus crisis?

    How can FLAGs help fishing and aquaculture communities in the face of the coronavirus crisis?

    27/03/2020
    - News
    The COVID-19 outbreak has created an unprecedented situation which requires a general mobilisation of the actors involved in the sector. Now more than ever, as FLAGs, you are in the first line and best placed to develop local responses to the local specific problems due to the crisis. Your field knowledge is a valuable advantage that we should use to the benefit of local communities.