FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Promotion

  • Cabo Peñas

    18/04/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG territory is situated in the middle of the Asturian coastline in Northern Spain with Cape (“Cabo”) Peñas as a remarkable landmark in the area. In the 19th century the canning industry experienced a boom in the coastal cities of Candás and Luanco. Nowadays, the fishing industry has very much declined and the predominantly small scale fleet has been reduced to around 70 vessels and is still decreasing.
  • North West

    18/04/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG North-West area is found along the coasts of counties Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim and comprises the 69 local electoral areas extending 10km from the coastline. Fishing and tourism are prominent within the coastal towns. There are 219 licenced registered fishing vessels in the area and 60% of these are day boats under eight metres in length.
  • Brest

    11/04/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is located on the western tip of the Brittany peninsula, covering a range of urban, rural and coastal environments. Its important urban centre, the Brest Metropolis is home to the second biggest military port in France. However, with over 600 km of coastline, the area is overwhelmingly defined by its maritime identity.
  • Entrecabos

    11/04/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Entrecabos area covers two municipalities, located in the centre of the Asturian region and between (“entre”) two capes (“cabos”) that serve as prominent landmarks in the territory. The area is steeped in maritime and cultural heritage as well as natural resources. Unfortunately, these characteristics are not widely known.
  • GALPEMUR

    07/04/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area covers the six coastal municipalities of the region of Murcia in southern Spain. It stretches over 312km of coastline and includes the biggest saltwater lagoon in the Mediterranean, the Mar Menor. The local economy is based strongly on tourism in the north of the area, especially around the Mar Menor.
  • Thy-Mors

    07/04/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    This FLAG area covers the municipality of Thisted (the area around the town of Thy), situated on the north-west coast of Jutland, and the municipality of Morsø (the island of Mors) located in the Limfjord. Thy and Mors are characterised by a few large manufacturing companies with expertise in health technology and robotics, and more traditional production companies in the metal, wood, and food industries.
  • Arcachon Bay - Val de l’Eyre

    31/03/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Arcachon – Val de l’Eyre basin is a semi-closed bay where many marine activities take place, and in particular tourism, which is the key activity for the local economy. Fisheries and aquaculture are also important sectors in the area.
  • Marennes Oléron

    17/03/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Marennes Oléron FLAG covers a rural and coastal territory whose natural and agricultural landscapes represent 85% of the area (40% of which are marshes). Tourism and primary sector activities are important components of the local economy, along with services and commercial activities.
  • Supporting Seafood Businesses

    03/03/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    A combination of one-to-one engagement with local fisheries businesses, networking them with each other and the provision of business mentoring support has helped improve the supply of local fish into the Northern Devon market and create new economic activities.
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    SE - FLAG Cooperation in Sweden

    02/02/2017
    - Cooperation MS Fiche
    The 2003-2013 period in Sweden saw a number of exchange visits with FLAGs from other Member States, including exchanges that led to projects to introduce new approaches to other countries. In 2014-2020, FLAG cooperation is not mandatory in Sweden, but FLAGs had to indicate in their strategies how much funding they planned to allocate to it.