Cooperation is strongly encouraged by the programme authorities in France and FLAGs were required to lay out their plans for cooperation within their local development strategies in their bid to gain EMFF funding. In some cases, cooperation is viewed as a transversal tool to strengthen the impact of all areas of FLAG work and, in other cases, cooperation is programmed as an area of work in its own right with specific objectives.
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.
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.
Con la pandemia da COVID-19 le vendite online hanno generato nuovo interesse, dando un rinnovato impulso a progetti come Cabaz do Peixe. Questa piattaforma virtuale per la vendita pubblica del pesce preso dalla flotta di pesca artigianale locale assicura la consegna di prodotti freschi e di alta qualità, nonché la sicurezza dei consumatori.
The Gargano LAG integrated the promotion of cultural and gastronomy heritage into their local development plan. This includes the development and promotion of the seafood sector. To do so, it supported the development of the Pesca Mia app, which connects the seafood sector, restaurants and private consumers.
Due FLAG limitrofi cooperano per sostenere la diffusione di MonPêcheur, un’applicazione per dispositivi mobili che favorisce il contatto tra pescatori locali e consumatori, offrendo agli operatori della pesca una piattaforma digitale per comunicare, promuovere e vendere il pescato direttamente al consumatore.
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.
A cooperation project promoting fishing heritage, strengthening local traditions and increasing the consumption of forgotten freshwater fish species.
More information available in EN, LT, DA, FI, EL, FR