FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Education and training

  • Mar das Illas cooperation project shows results of its third edition

    31/08/2020
    - News
    The International Day of Marine Tourism and Pesca-tourism will take place on the 24th of September in the city of Pontevedra (Spain). On this day, the three FLAGs located in the Rías Baixas (Galicia) will present the results of the third edition of the Mar das Illas project, whose main objective is economic diversification through the promotion of marine tourism among fishers and their families.
  • Transferring CLLD to Tunisian fishing communities

    06/08/2020
    - Basic page
    An Italian FLAG and its partners access funds from EASME Sustainable Blue Economy call to support fishing communities in Tunisia develop their capacity to implement community-led local development (CLLD).
  • Transferring CLLD to Tunisian fishing communities

    10/07/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Μια ιταλική Ομάδα τοπικής δράσης της αλιείας (FLAG) και οι συνεργάτες της αποκτούν πρόσβαση σε κεφάλαια από την πρόσκληση του προγράμματος Βιώσιμη Γαλάζια Οικονομία του Εκτελεστικού Οργανισμού για τις Μικρομεσαίες Επιχειρήσεις (EASME) με σκοπό την υποστήριξη αλιευτικών κοινοτήτων στην Τυνησία στην ανάπτυξη των δυνατοτήτων για την υλοποίηση της τοπικής ανάπτυξης με πρωτοβουλία των τοπικών κοινοτήτων (ΤΑΠΤΟΚ).
  • Reviving the fisheries sector by promoting local seafood

    09/07/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    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.
  • Adapting fishing practices to protect seabirds

    06/07/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Μέσω του έργου MedAves Pesca, η Oeste FLAG συνεργάστηκε με την πορτογαλική ΜΚΟ SPEA για καλύτερη επικοινωνία και αλληλεπίδραση με τον αλιευτικό τομέα. Το κοινό αυτό έργο επικεντρώθηκε στην προσαρμογή των αλιευτικών πρακτικών για την αποφυγή του θανάτου των θαλάσσιων πτηνών κατά την αλιεία στην περιοχή των νησιών Μπερλένγκας.
  • An aquarium supplied by local fishermen on the Wild Atlantic Way

    13/03/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    A local company set up by Achill community two decades ago, has created an aquarium in a disused building they own, engaging volunteers, retired fishers and fisheries-related workers. The Achill Experience Aquarium and Visitors Centre became the first cultural space in Ireland based on local fisheries heritage and remains one of the biggest attractions of the county.
  • Fishing intelligently

    27/02/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Finnish and Polish fishermen work together on spreading new fishing techniques which benefit both the natural environment and the fisheries sector
  • FLAG helps create Spain’s first sailing school for people with disabilities

    27/02/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Thanks to Murcia FLAG’s support and networking, a paraplegic man turns his personal project of rehabilitation into the first National Sailing School for people with disabilities in the country.
  • A cooperation project seeks to build a future for pesca-tourism in Greece

    28/01/2020
    - News
    Twenty Greek FLAGs met on January to launch a cooperation project on pesca-tourism. With this initiative, they aim to promote the activity among the fisheries community as a diversification tool and a new source of revenue.
  • Seeking information about lampara nets and purse seines

    14/01/2020
    - Cooperation Idea
    Bothnian Sea and Lake Pyhajarvi FLAG is looking for other European FLAGs interested in sharing experience in using other types of  gear, which can respond to the dual challenges that seals and diminishing ice cover represent.  Experiences in the use of lampara nets and/or purse seines in coastal, and more specifically, shallow waters, under 20 metres in depth (mostly 5-12 metres) are of particular interest.