FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Small-scale and coastal fisheries

  • Costa Sostible FLAG

    29/03/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG territory covers both the Ria de Muros e Noia and the Ria de Corcubión. The region has historically been highly dependent on fishing even though the sector has not reached the same importance as it has in the south of Galicia.
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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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    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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    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
    Od wielu lat miejscowych rybaków nękają skutki kryzysu finansowego. System bankowy w regionie obejmuje zaledwie kilku operatorów posiadających ścisłe ograniczenia w udzielaniu kredytów. Rybacy nie zawsze dysponują typowymi zabezpieczeniami, co utrudnia im uzyskanie pożyczek. Jako niepasujący do standardowego profilu kredytobiorcy, rybacy bywają kwalifikowani przez bank do kategorii "nie do obsługi". W ostatnim czasie rozmowy miejscowymi rybakami jasno wykazały konieczność zapewnienia im bardziej dostępnego systemu kredytowego w celu sfinansowania ich inicjatyw
  • The human touch for open communication

    02/01/2017
    - Good Practice Short Story
    A year prior to the launch of her Axis 4 supported research on social relationships and communication in fisheries communities, Monica Palladino was on holiday on the Costa Viola, a part of the Calabrian coast hosting several fisheries strongholds. There, she came to the conclusion that, if she was to understand the fishermen’s professional relationships, she would herself need to become part of their network...
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    O Cabaz do Mar - Getting closer to the customer

    30/12/2016
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The “Cabaz do mar” or basket of the sea is a short chain marketing scheme set up by a partnership between TAIPA, a local development company, and an association of inhabitants and fishermen in Azenha do Mar.
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    Fishermen acquire new knowledge and skills

    30/12/2016
    - Good Practice Short Story
    During a public consultation on the development of the Larnaca Famagusta FLAG strategy (2007/2014), local fishermen expressed a desire to acquire new knowledge and skills in areas that would help them to diversify their sources of income.
  • FI - FLAG Cooperation in Finland

    30/12/2016
    - Cooperation MS Fiche
    FLAG cooperation in Finland’s EMFF programme is considered to be a way of bringing new ideas and innovations to the country in order to address some specific challenges. In particular, cooperation is sought to increase the profitability of small-scale coastal fisheries and make the sector attractive as a career for young people, as well as combatting the issues posed by seals and cormorants in fishing communities. However, cooperation is not limited and other ideas and networking can be developed among the FLAGs.
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    Innovation in goose barnacle traceability

    29/12/2016
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The harvesting of goose barnacles (Pollicipes pollicipes) is an important economic activity in the Berlengas archipelago, located north of Lisbon around the Peniche peninsula.