FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Education and training

  • Bothnian Bay / Perämeri FLAG

    31/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Bothnian Bay is in the northernmost part of the Gulf of Bothnia and Baltic Sea. It freezes over completely every winter. There are several forms of fishing found here: mainly trap and gillnet, trawl fishing (when there is no ice), dragnet and net fishing in winter.
  • Virumaa FLAG

    28/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is located on the Northern and North-Eastern coast of Estonia. Small-scale coastal fishing of mostly flounder, perch and salmon is the main activity of local fishermen. This fish is mainly marketed directly to end consumers.
  • South West FLAG

    28/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Kerry is one of the most sparsely populated counties in Ireland with the most rural and peripheral areas in the county experiencing declining populations over the last 20 years. This is especially true of the coastal regions.
  • North FLAG

    28/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Donegal is a large county with a lengthy coastline featuring a number of long inlets and bays. The region is sparsely populated and outside of Letterkenny, its only large urban centre, there is a high dependence on small-scale agriculture and fisheries enterprises.
  • Barycz Valley Partnership FLAG

    24/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The valley of the Barycz river is situated in south-western Poland at the border of Lower Silesia and Wielkopolska. It has an 800 year-long tradition in carp production in ponds.
  • Bielska Land FLAG

    24/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG covers five municipalities surrounding from the north-west the city of Bielsko-Biała. The area is characterised by many small farms, some of them carrying out carp production in cascade ponds.
  • Carp Valley FLAG

    24/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area of the FLAG is located in Małopolska: relatively close to big cities such as Bielsko-Biała, Katowice and Kraków. It has a 700 year tradition of carp production in ponds.
  • Roztocze FLAG

    24/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is situated in the South-Eastern part of Poland, on the border between the Podkarpackie and Lubelskie regions. There is a long tradition of fish farming in the area and it remains important to the local economy.
  • Local café helping to integrate migrants, improve languages skills and build friendships

    20/07/2017
    - Good Practice Short Story
    In recent years, the Aberdeenshire fishing community has seen a sharp increase in migrant labour, working both at sea and in the processing sector, in particular from the Philippines, Ghana and Eastern Europe.
  • Health Trainers Working with Fishermen

    04/07/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    A two-year pilot project working with fishermen to improve their overall health and well-being and connect them with local health and well-being services.