FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Transformation

  • Producing essential oils from marine plants

    16/06/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Thanks to business advice from Oeste FLAG and national financial support, a fisheries observer who wanted to change his career path has successfully started his own company in Portugal, working with marine plants called halophytes.
  • Private fish processor investing in the FLAGs

    31/01/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    With their “Thanks to the Fisherman” campaign, one of Finland’s biggest fish processors, aims to raise approximately €100 000 for the FLAGs to support their local fishermen
  • A social enterprise that places local fish in school canteens

    24/01/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Une co-entreprise sociale réunissant la Croix-Rouge et une criée aux poissons locale associe insertion professionnelle et promotion de produits de la pêche peu prisés.
  • Processing and retailing fisheries and aquaculture products

    18/11/2019
    - Idées de coopérations
    The project aims to set up transnational cooperation between FLAGs with potential for developing the FAP processing sector. This offers a valuable opportunity for fishing communities to increase the EU and worldwide market of processed FAPs while reducing overfishing. The project will focus on the following local FAPs: blue crab, mussels, sardines and anchovies.
  • Fisheries and angling potential: creating the conditions for local development

    07/11/2019
    - Idées de coopérations
    A group of 9 inland and coastal FLAGs from Poland has found partners from Italy, Latvia and Lithuania to launch a cooperation project that entails the exchange of experience and joint actions, such as study visits to each of the areas involved along 2020-2021.
  • 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.
  • Dunarea Dobrogeana FLAG

    24/09/2019
    - Fiches FLAG
    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.
  • Salina Greens – Farming organic Salicornia on abandoned salt marshes

    27/06/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    « Salina Greens » est une entreprise portugaise de production et de transformation de salicorne (Salicornia), une espèce végétale indigène qui pousse dans les marais salants. Cette activité contribue à la préservation de zones à haute valeur environnementale, tout en soutenant l’économie locale.
  • Umami processing methods add value to local fish

    21/06/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    Un pêcheur finlandais a adopté une méthode japonaise de maturation du poisson, appelée « umami », attirant ainsi des chefs étoilés au guide Michelin.
  • Giurgiu FLAG

    11/06/2019
    - Fiches FLAG
    The FLAG is situated in the southern and central part of the Romanian Plain. The landscape is flat, crossed by many small rivers. To the north are the Argeş and Dâmboviţa Rivers. To the south, the area covers 55km of the Danube River which also marks the Bulgarian border.