FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Governance

  • A coastal management plan by local fishers and fish farmers

    07/04/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    I pescatori costieri artigianali e i piccoli piscicoltori locali sono stati attivamente coinvolti nella progettazione di un piano di gestione degli stock della fascia costiera emiliano-romagnola. Il piano riguarda tre specie di particolare valore a livello locale, individuate dal settore all’interno della regione.
  • Coop to Coast project: European and Turkish Cooperation for the Development of Coastal Territories

    06/04/2021
    - Basic page
    On 16 December 2020, the transnational cooperation EU-Turkey Coops to Coast held its final capitalisation event, organised by the Black Sea Science Technology and Culture Association and Haliéus Italy (leading partners).
  • Fishers campaigning for reducing plastic in ports

    23/03/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The FISHEKO Operation, covering the whole coastline of Slovenia, is a project giving local fishers communication training and hiring them to carry out an awareness-raising campaign against single-use plastics in marine activities.
  • Autumn Passages 2020: promoting fisheries in the old city of Nessebar

    02/03/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    The municipality of Nessebar organised the first edition of “Autumn Passages” in 2020. During this festival, the local community and tourists enjoyed of a wide range of activities to promote Black Sea fisheries products, fishing as a profession and preserving maritime heritage.
  • MPAs: under fishers' surveillance

    12/02/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    With support from the FLAG, local fishers are helping enforce protection measures and halt poaching in the region’s oldest fisheries marine reserve, Cabo de Palos. Its improved protection has favoured an increase of endemic species.
  • A network for seafaring women

    03/02/2021
    - Basic page
    A cooperation project between two Catalan FLAGs has supported the creation of an association, which aims to increase the visibility of women from fishing and aquaculture and improve their ability to develop business projects that help diversify the sector.
  • A network for seafaring women

    01/02/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    Un progetto di cooperazione tra due FLAG catalani ha sostenuto la creazione di un'associazione volta ad accrescere la visibilità delle operatrici della pesca e dell'acquacoltura e a migliorare la loro capacità di sviluppare progetti imprenditoriali per una maggiore diversificazione delle attività del settore.
  • Freeing maritime areas from poaching

    27/01/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Through cooperation between the island government and the FLAG, the fishing sector in la Gomera has been involved in the study, location and design of a protocol for the removal of traps used for illegal fishing.
  • Mobile App for reporting catch data

    18/01/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    The East Finland FLAG has supported the creation of a mobile app for Finnish inland fishers to register their catches. Developed by a University of Applied Sciences and introduced in May 2020, the tool will enhance catch-data collection and traceability along the fisheries value chain.
  • FLAG Support to Algae Production

    06/01/2021
    - Publication
    This study provides quantitative and qualitative information on algae-related projects funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) through Fisheries Local Action Groups (FLAGs). The findings outline the levels of knowledge and interest amongst FLAGs in working further on algae production in contributing to their areas’ local development. In addition, the study improves the understanding of the challenges and opportunities perceived by FLAGs in the future support of algae-related activities in their areas.