FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Education and training

  • Blue Coast FLAG

    22/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Blue Coast FLAG area’s main features are the wide hill zone, interrupted by a big river valley, and several densely populated coastal towns. The sandy shore has a Mediterranean climate and scrub.
  • Friuli Venezia Giulia FLAG

    22/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is characterised by a high-quality coastal and lagoon environment, hinterlands full of valuable historic centres. and a well-developed coast including resorts. Management systems for natural resources protection are present and oeno-gastronomical tourism is well developed.
  • FARNET Guide #13: Social inclusion for vibrant fishing communities

    15/09/2017
    - Publication
    This guide provides tools for FLAGs to identify and effectively address social exclusion in fisheries areas. It is made up of two parts, each consisting of practical factsheets, and most of the examples and recommendations are based on the FARNET transnational seminar on social inclusion, covering themes such as the inclusion of vulnerable groups and integrating migrants and refugees in fisheries communities.
  • Läänemaa FLAG

    14/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The coast of Läänemaa is sparsely populated, has a low relief and a coastline that is split sharply. Fishing has traditionally been mostly small-scale but in recent years has benefited from the expansion of several ports in the area.
  • Gorenjska košarica FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Gorenjska region FLAG is in north-western Slovenia, on the border with Austria in the north and Italy in the west. The FLAG area is characterised by its natural assets, cultural heritage, accessibility and the events and activities it offers. It is an important tourist destination visited by almost 700.000 tourists a year.
  • Istria FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The coastal area of Slovenia includes the coastal part of four municipalities: Ankaran, Izola, Koper, Piran, which border the Gulf of Trieste in the northernmost part of the Adriatic Sea. The Slovenian coastline measures only 46.6 km and the total value of the catch here represents only 0.01% of national GDP. However, the fishing sector is very important for the area’s economy and the preservation of workplaces, culture, traditions and local identity.
  • La Palma FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    La Palma is one of the Canary Islands located in the Atlantic Sea. The FLAG consists of 14 municipalities, covers an area of approximately 710km2, and has a population of roughly 80 000 inhabitants.
  • Fuerteventura FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The island of Fuerteventura is the second largest of the Canary Islands and includes the 4.8Km2 islet of Lobos. It has a low, sandy coastline resulting from intense erosion. The activities that traditionally occupied the local population (agriculture, including cattle farming, and fishing) now provide employment to scarcely 1.2% of the population, while three quarters of jobs are linked to the service sector, and in particular tourism.
  • Lanzerote FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Lanzarote, also known as “the island of volcanos”, is made up of seven municipalities and a small archipelago to the north of the island (Chinijo Archipelago). The whole area has been classified as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
  • Malaga FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area comprises six coastal municipalities which all have a strong marine and fishing tradition and culture. The area, like most in the coastal enclaves of the Mediterranean, has a large population. The services industry, particularly the tourism sector, accounts for a high percentage of businesses, jobs, and sales in the area.