FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Women

  • Seaweed collection to fertilise local fields

    09/12/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    In the Vigo-A Guarda FLAG area, shellfish gatherers are working with local wine producers and a forestry association to turn seaweed - once a nuisance to their activity - into a valuable and sustainable resource: quality compost.
  • From marine litter to tools for the fisheries sector

    12/11/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    The Costa Sostible FLAG has supported the renovation of an abandoned local school to be used as a new marine litter transformation centre by three associations for the handicapped.
  • Recruiting young people to train with experienced fishers

    29/06/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    Lapimaa FLAG rahastab kalanduse värbamis- ja koolitusprojekti, mille eesmärgiks on uuendada vananevat kalandussektorit Lokka ja Porttipahta veekogude piirkonnas. Selle tulemusena asusid tööle 14 noort nais- ja meeskalastajat.
  • A network for seafaring women

    03/02/2021
    - Basic page
    A cooperation project between two Catalan FLAGs has supported the creation of an association, which aims to increase the visibility of women from fishing and aquaculture and improve their ability to develop business projects that help diversify the sector.
  • A network for seafaring women

    01/02/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    A cooperation project between two Catalan FLAGs has supported the creation of an association, which aims to increase the visibility of women from fishing and aquaculture and improve their ability to develop business projects that help diversify the sector.
  • Cooperation for supporting marine tourism businesses by fisheries families

    09/12/2020
    - Good Practice Project
    The ‘Mar das Illas’ cooperation project sees three FLAGs in the Pontevedra province working together to support local fishers and families in their entrepreneurial efforts focused on marine and pesca-tourism.
  • 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.
  • Cooperation project connects Northern and Southern Mediterranean shores

    04/07/2019
    - News
    Local fisheries communities from France, Italy and Tunisia will be sharing ideas on sustainable economic diversification, thanks to a new cooperation project run by the Etruscan Coast FLAG in Tuscany (IT).
  • Women in fisheries

    10/04/2019
    - Cooperation Idea
    In the context of the Blue Growth and the local development of the Chioggia and Delta Po area, Chioggia and Delta Po GAC FLAG intends to propose a European Cooperation Project focused on “Women in Fisheries”.
  • FLAG Support to Women in Fisheries and Aquaculture

    13/11/2018
    - Publication
    This study forms an understanding of the representation of women working in FLAG areas and assesses the level and types of support FLAGs provide to these women. The findings add to the wider understanding of the number and roles of women working in the fisheries and aquaculture industry and analyses how FLAG support to women varies and is implemented. FLAG support to women is defined as (1) a project with a female project promotor, when the project is privately invested and/or (2) other FLAG activities where the primary objective is the support of the women in the FLAG area.