FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Tourism

  • Fishing festivals to promote local freshwater species

    20/12/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    Kalastusperintöä tunnetuksi tekevä, paikallisia perinteitä vahvistava ja unohdettujen makean veden lajien kulutusta lisäävä hanke.
  • Fish farm transforms into a tourism and recreation centre

    19/12/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    A Polish fish farm has diversified and transformed into a thriving tourism and recreation centre, adding value and an additional revenue stream.
  • Supporting business development in Barycz Valley

    18/12/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    Through a series of inter-connected activities and innovative methods of quality management, a FLAG builds the capacity of local businesses, including fish farmers, restaurants, educational and recreational service providers, and encourages them to cooperate.
  • A network of sustainable diving trails

    17/12/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    A cooperation project puts environmental, social and economic sustainability at the heart of 30 diving areas in Greece and Cyprus.
  • Blue economy incubator

    16/12/2019
    - Cooperation Idea
    Sectors in the blue economy are facing challenges (e.g. lack of skills locally, shortage of funding...) that prevent the growth of those emerging work areas with high potential. The "Blue Economy Incubator" project aims to promote innovative solutions addressing selected maritime and marine challenges and opportunities.
  • Fisheries and angling potential: creating the conditions for local development

    07/11/2019
    - Cooperation Idea
    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.
  • Port development through local cooperation in Sweden

    10/09/2019
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The operation of Hästholmen harbour involves the cooperation of several local actors. Through a series of FLAG projects, the port has been improved and developed in accordance with the local community’s needs and opportunities.
  • Cooperation project connects Northern and Southern Mediterranean shores

    04/07/2019
    - News
    Local fisheries communities from France, Italy and Tunisia will be sharing ideas on sustainable economic diversification, thanks to a new cooperation project run by the Etruscan Coast FLAG in Tuscany (IT).
  • FLAG Samokov

    15/05/2019
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG territory is located in western Bulgaria close to Sofia. The area’s landscape is mixed and includes mountainous highlands, several rivers, and many natural water resources which are in good ecological condition and one of the main assets of local fisheries.
  • Swansea Bay FLAG --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020--

    10/04/2019
    - FLAG Factsheet
    --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020-- The FLAG areas commercial fishing fleet is made up of 34 vessels registered from either Swansea Marina, Porthcawl Harbour, Port Talbot or Oxwich Bay. Since 2010, this figure has declined by 27%, down from a total of 44 vessels. The most frequently landed species, accounting for 90% of the weight and 95% of the value of landings, include bass, cod, whelk, sole, lobster, plaice and crab.