FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Themes

25/06/2019
Good Practice Short Story
In Dalmatia, fishermen and restaurants received support from Galeb FLAG to create the ‘Fishermen recommend’ scheme and quality label, endorsing local fish products.
25/06/2019
Good Practice Short Story
Residents of a Danish island formed the Association of Agersø Great Belt-Shipyard to buy and renovate an old building used as a shipyard. This initiative aims to boost local business and increase the harbourfront’s attractiveness.
21/06/2019
Good Practice Project
A Finnish fisherman has taken up the Japanese method of ageing fish known as “umami”, attracting Michelin star chefs.
11/06/2019
FLAG Factsheet
FLAG Neamt is in North-eastern Romania. The region is predominantly rural with an economy mainly based on agriculture (including fishing and aquaculture), forestry and tourism. The region’s primary sectors include the chemical and processing industries.
11/06/2019
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG is situated in the southern and central part of the Romanian Plain. The landscape is flat, crossed by many small rivers. To the north are the Argeş and Dâmboviţa Rivers. To the south, the area covers 55km of the Danube River which also marks the Bulgarian border.
11/06/2019
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG territory is specifically focused on aquaculture and partially includes the areas of two counties, Alba and Hunedoara, which are situated along the Mureș river basin. Economic activities in the region are spread among the construction, commerce and services, agriculture and fisheries, and tourism sectors.
11/04/2019
Good Practice Short Story
‘Tarta-Tur’, a combination of the Italian word for turtle (Tartaruga) and dolphin in Latin (Tursiops), is a conservation project involving four FLAGs across three Italian regions on the Northern Adriatic Coast.
10/04/2019
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG is located along the South Eastern shores of County Down. The three main villages include in the territory are Ardglass, Kilkeel and Portavogie. The historic coastal ports of these three which comprises 95% of the fisheries industry in Northern Ireland. All are historic coastal ports, with many families working in the fishing industry for generations.
10/04/2019
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG areas commercial fishing fleet is made up of 34 vessels registered from either Swansea Marina, Porthcawl Harbour, Port Talbot or Oxwich Bay. Since 2010, this figure has declined by 27%, down from a total of 44 vessels. The most frequently landed species, accounting for 90% of the weight and 95% of the value of landings, include bass, cod, whelk, sole, lobster, plaice and crab.
10/04/2019
FLAG Factsheet
Pembrokeshire has a long tradition of fishing, both sea and freshwater. Tenby was the prime fishing port of the area for many centuries. More recently Milford Haven has developed and taken more of a predominant role in the area’s fishing industry; this was also due in large to Tenby becoming more of a holiday resort.