FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Business support

  • Minced fish from unwanted by-catch

    24/10/2019
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Local fishermen in Lapland, northern Finland, create a mincing facility to process unwanted by-catch into new marketable products such as fish fingers.
  • Old boat engine factory transformed in a multipurpose community hub

    02/10/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    På Ærø er en nedlagt bådmotorfabrik blevet omdannet til et lokalt kulturcenter, der støtter det lokale, maritime iværksættermiljø. Projektet skal sætte skub i øens økonomi og sociale sammenhængskraft.
  • Valea Mostistea FLAG

    24/09/2019
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Mostiștea river is a tributary of the river Danube in Romania. The river source is near the village Dascălu, northeast of Bucharest and it flows into the Danube near Mânăstirea. The local economy of the area is predominantly agricultural. Fisheries and aquaculture activities are small-scale and often combined with agri-tourism and recreational activities.
  • Dunarea Dobrogeana FLAG

    24/09/2019
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG territory is in the northwest of Constanta County. In the centre of the territory is the city of Harsova which is surrounded by the four communes of Ghindaresti, Horia, Topalu and Crucea. The area situated between the Danube and the Black Sea is characterised by rolling hills and is steeped in history.
  • Lotru Middle Olt FLAG

    24/09/2019
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is situated along the river Olt. In the territory are ten urban and rural communes which all have small-scale fisheries and aquaculture industries. Other activities such as agriculture, chemical production, forestry, food and tourism dominate the local economy. Local handicrafts are recognised and sold nationwide.
  • Fil & Fab: From harbour collection to recycling of old fishing nets

    22/07/2019
    - Good Practice Short Story
    New start-up, Fil & Fab, is tackling the issue of marine litter by developing the first French recycling network for old fishing nets.
  • 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.
  • Denmark’s first open-water mussel farm

    10/07/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    Kerteminde Økologiske Linemuslinger er den første danske virksomhed, der sælger økologiske blåmuslinger opdrættet i havbrug. Firmaet har sat sig for at producere muslinger af høj kvalitet på en effektiv og miljøvenlig måde og dermed også sætte mere gang i områdets vandaktiviteter og skabe lokale arbejdspladser.
  • Salina Greens – Farming organic Salicornia on abandoned salt marshes

    27/06/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    "Salina Greens" er en portugisisk virksomhed, der producerer og forarbejder økologisk salturt (Salicornia), som er en plante, der hører hjemme på strandenge. Dette produktionssystem bidrager til bevarelsen af områder med høj miljømæssig værdi og understøtter samtidig den lokale økonomi.
  • 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.