FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

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  • The marine villages of Ionian Sea FLAG

    30/05/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is located at the North-Eastern side of the Calabria region, close to the Gulf of Taranto. The area has important fish landing ports, fish processing enterprises and significant tourism potential, however there are challenges here linked to poor integration between sectors especially poor linkages between traditional fishing activities and tourism.
  • South Leipzig area FLAG

    19/05/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is mainly characterised by widespread former brown-coal mining areas. In many of the opencast pits, artificial lakes have developed, which form a major part of the landscape in the area south of Leipzig in the north-west of the FLAG territory. The long history of mining and its legacy of pollution and environmental hazards are challenges these areas must cope with.
  • Vindeälven FLAG

    07/04/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is located along one of Sweden's four national rivers famous for salmon and trout fishing, both by professional fishermen and recreational anglers. The Vindel river system is one of the best protected Swedish rivers. Fishing in the area (especially for trout and salmon) is regulated in different ways by national rules.
  • Cornouaille FLAG

    03/03/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Cornouaille, on the western part of Brittany, has a 330km coastline along the Atlantic Ocean. The FLAG area counts 130 000 jobs and its key industries include food processing, tourism and commercial fisheries. 20% of the fish landed in French ports is landed in Cornouaille
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    Cultivating Queen Scallops

    22/02/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    Scallop fishermen teamed up with scientists to study the possibility of cultivating Queen Scallops in the Vigo Estuary, diversifying their production method and improving the sustainability of their activity.
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    Photo Competition: social inclusion in fisheries communities. Deadline: 15 March

    14/02/2017
    - News
    What does social inclusion in fisheries communities mean to you? Grab your cameras and show us because we’re launching a photo competition! Submit your photograph before March 15th and you may just win to have your photograph be a focal point in the next FARNET Guide following the transnational seminar on “Social inclusion for vibrant fishing communities”.
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    FR - FLAG Cooperation in France

    02/02/2017
    - Cooperation MS Fiche
    Cooperation is strongly encouraged by the programme authorities in France and FLAGs were required to lay out their plans for cooperation within their local development strategies in their bid to gain EMFF funding. In some cases, cooperation is viewed as a transversal tool to strengthen the impact of all areas of FLAG work and, in other cases, cooperation is programmed as an area of work in its own right with specific objectives.
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    EE - FLAG Cooperation in Estonia

    02/02/2017
    - Cooperation MS Fiche
    Cooperation in Estonia will focus on three main areas: joint marketing, knowledge transfer and promotion of fisheries and maritime activities.
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    DK - FLAG Cooperation in Denmark

    02/02/2017
    - Cooperation MS Fiche
    FLAG areas in Denmark are focused on the few remaining small-scale fisheries communities. As such, cooperation activities are expected to focus on supporting small-scale fisheries businesses, attracting young people to work in fisheries and diversifying activities.
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    Microcredit for small-scale fishermen

    17/01/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    Godinama su lokalni ribari trpjeli posljedice financijske krize. Bankarski sustav regije ograničen je na nekoliko operatera sa strogim uvjetima za dodjeljivanje kredita. Ribari ne mogu uvijek pružiti uobičajeno jamstvo, što im otežava dobivanje kredita. Zbog toga što se ne uklapaju uvijek u standardni profil dužnika, ribare se može svrstati u kategoriju „neprofitabilnih”. Nedavne rasprave s tim lokalnim ribarima pokazale su potrebu da im se osigura pristupačniji sustav kreditiranja koji bi im pomogao u financiranju njihovih inicijativa.