FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Infrastructure

  • From Denmark to the Rhodopes: bringing fisheries closer to citizens

    16/04/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    After a study visit to Fyn FLAG in Denmark, a fishers’ association chair was inspired to adapt one of the Danish projects to his area’s needs. The project aims to boost tourism and improve local knowledge of fisheries heritage.
  • Supporting small-scale fisheries and aquaculture businesses

    03/11/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Mažos apimties žvejybos ir akvakultūros įmonių plėtra Vakarų Lietuvos FLAG regione yra gyvybiškai svarbi tokių vietovių, kaip Klaipėda ir Priekulė, ekonominės plėtros dalis. Šiuo projektu, kurį įgyvendina nedidelė vietinė įmonė, siekiama gerinti vietos žuvininkystės ir akvakultūros produktų perdirbimą, pritraukiant FLAG finansuojamas strategines investicijas.
  • Converting a former mining area into a recreational and professional space for fisheries

    17/09/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    Pietų Leipcigo FLAG remiamas dinamiškas buvusių kasyklų teritorijos pavertimas rekreacine ir profesine žvejybos baze leis padidinti žuvininkystės produkciją ir toliau plėtoti vietos turizmą Štėrmtalio ežero regione.
  • Reinstating wetlands and pike spawning grounds on the Stockholm archipelago

    04/09/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    To restore natural balance to ecosystems on the Swedish archipelago, the Stockholmsbygd FLAG has supported an initiative aimed at reinstating coastal wetlands in an effort to increase pike stocks. Key predators in the Baltic, pike are essential to maintaining biodiversity and healthy waters in the area.
  • Creating a network for marine litter management

    10/04/2020
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Four Sardinian FLAGs have linked up with the University of Cagliari to create a waste management system for efficiently dealing with marine litter caught by local fishers.
  • Old boat engine factory transformed in a multipurpose community hub

    02/10/2019
    - Good Practice Project
    On Ærø Island, a disused boat engine factory has been turned into a community hub supporting local maritime entrepreneurship. The project aims to boost the island’s economy and social cohesion.
  • Valea Mostistea FLAG

    24/09/2019
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Mostiștea river is a tributary of the river Danube in Romania. The river source is near the village Dascălu, northeast of Bucharest and it flows into the Danube near Mânăstirea. The local economy of the area is predominantly agricultural. Fisheries and aquaculture activities are small-scale and often combined with agri-tourism and recreational activities.
  • 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.
  • Dealing with the challenges of 500-year-old fishing traditions

    10/07/2019
    - Good Practice Short Story
    This project shows how to bring together preservation of cultural heritage with present needs of fishermen.
  • Agersø shipyard restoration: breathing new life into a decaying building

    25/06/2019
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Residents of a Danish island formed the Association of Agersø Great Belt-Shipyard to buy and renovate an old building used as a shipyard. This initiative aims to boost local business and increase the harbourfront’s attractiveness.