FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Small-scale and coastal fisheries

  • Recruiting young people to train with experienced fishers

    29/06/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    El GALP de Laponia ha financiado un proyecto de contratación y formación de pescadores a fin de rejuvenecer el envejecido sector pesquero de la zona alrededor de los lagos de Lokka y Porttipahta. Como resultado de dicho proyecto, han empezado a faenar 14 pescadores jóvenes de ambos sexos.
  • New funds for small-scale fisheries projects

    26/04/2021
    - News
    WWF and Blue Seeds have launched an innovative scheme supporting small-scale fishers in coastal areas that want to implement measures to reduce the environmental impact of fisheries.
  • New funds for small-scale fisheries projects

    19/04/2021
    - Basic page
    WWF and Blue Seeds have launched an innovative scheme supporting small-scale fishers in coastal areas that want to implement measures to reduce the environmental impact of fisheries.
  • A coastal management plan by local fishers and fish farmers

    07/04/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    Acuicultores y pescadores costeros a pequeña escala han participado activamente en el diseño de un plan de gestión costera para el litoral de la región de Emilia-Romagna. Este plan de gestión de poblaciones se centra en tres especies locales de gran valor identificadas por el sector a nivel regional.
  • Fishers campaigning for reducing plastic in ports

    23/03/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The FISHEKO Operation, covering the whole coastline of Slovenia, is a project giving local fishers communication training and hiring them to carry out an awareness-raising campaign against single-use plastics in marine activities.
  • Autumn Passages 2020: promoting fisheries in the old city of Nessebar

    02/03/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    The municipality of Nessebar organised the first edition of “Autumn Passages” in 2020. During this festival, the local community and tourists enjoyed of a wide range of activities to promote Black Sea fisheries products, fishing as a profession and preserving maritime heritage.
  • MPAs: under fishers' surveillance

    12/02/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    Los pescadores del lugar, con el apoyo del GALP, están ayudando a hacer que se cumplan las medidas de protección y a detener la pesca furtiva en la reserva marina de interés pesquero más antigua de la región, Cabo de Palos. Gracias a la mejora de la protección, se ha logrado un aumento de las especies endémicas.
  • Freeing maritime areas from poaching

    27/01/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Through cooperation between the island government and the FLAG, the fishing sector in la Gomera has been involved in the study, location and design of a protocol for the removal of traps used for illegal fishing.
  • FLAG Support to Algae Production

    06/01/2021
    - Publication
    This study provides quantitative and qualitative information on algae-related projects funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) through Fisheries Local Action Groups (FLAGs). The findings outline the levels of knowledge and interest amongst FLAGs in working further on algae production in contributing to their areas’ local development. In addition, the study improves the understanding of the challenges and opportunities perceived by FLAGs in the future support of algae-related activities in their areas.
  • FLAG Action Related to Algae

    04/01/2021
    - Publication
    This leaflet offers practical tips for FLAGs, project promoters and local stakeholders on how they can harness algae production in their areas in line with EU’s drive to support the sector through the European Green Deal, which acknowledges the importance of algae as food and a sustainable and alternative source of protein. The Green Deal’s food system strategy, Farm to Fork, specifically targets algae production as being a key part of the solution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving food sustainability.