FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Infrastructure

  • Vistula Spit Fishing Community FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is situated in the eastern part of Pomerania, on the Baltic Sea coast and the coast of the Vistula Lagoon. The fishing sector, including processing, harbour services and fish trade are important for the local economy.
  • Lake District Leader FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is located in the south-western part of the Western Pomerania region, close to the German border. The area is highly rural and there are no towns of more than 20 000 inhabitants. The inhabitants of the area arrived here after the second world war, so there is a mixture of different cultures which over the last decades have merged to form a common identity
  • Western Pomeranian FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is situated in the north-western part of the Western Pomerania region, close to the German border. There are relatively few protected areas or areas of high natural value, but the area’s clean and attractive beaches are a strong asset and a foundation for the development of tourism and water sports.
  • Three Estuaries FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The fisheries, aquaculture and harvesting activities in the area allow a varied product offer: mussels, shellfish, fish and marine plants. This rich area, both ecologically and culturally, must manage its resources in a sustainable way.
  • Lake Vättern FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area covers the whole lake Vättern, which is the second largest lake in Sweden. There are around 20 commercial small-scale fishermen and the species of greatest economic value is crayfish.
  • Mittland Plus FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area consists of woodland and a large number of lakes and rivers as well as some off-shore islands. This is a coastal region that includes eight municipalities in total. Bräcke, Ånge, Timrå and Sollefteå are inland municipalities with lakes and rivers connected to the coastal waters. Sundsvall, Kramfors, Härnösand, and Örnsköldsvik municipalities have inland lakes and rivers as well as coastal maritime environments.
  • Hiiukala FLAG

    05/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Hiiumaa is a beautiful un-spoilt island in the Baltic sea to the west of Estonia which can be reached in about 90 minutes by ferry from the mainland. The FLAG area consists of Hiiumaa island and a number of small islets surrounding it which together form the county of Hiiu. This county is divided into five municipalities, of which four are part of the FLAG.
  • Harju FLAG

    05/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Harju FLAG area covers 530km of coastline along the Gulf of Finland and features numerous peninsulas and bays. Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is situated centrally in the area and offers local producers access to a substantial market. Tallinn also draws a relatively young workforce to the area and offers wide-ranging tourism opportunities.
  • West Mecklenburg Baltic Sea coast FLAG

    01/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Open natural areas, idyllic villages, extensive avenues, castles and manor houses dominate the landscape. The economy of this area traditionally consisted of agriculture, the food industry and tourism.
  • Inland fishing Mecklenburg Lake District FLAG

    01/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area comprises a large part of the rural and sparsely populated Mecklenburg Lake District, which is characterised by vast interlinked inland waterways, many of which are protected areas. The fishing activities in the Mecklenburg Lakes follow a longstanding tradition and play an important economic and historical role in the area.