FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Themes

26/06/2018
Good Practice Project
A volunteer association of professional and recreational fishermen obtains support to combat illegal fishing and better monitor local fish stocks.
26/06/2018
Good Practice Project
Some creative thinking and investment have led to the creation of Denmark’s first recycling plant to process expanded polystyrene into plastic pellets that can be sold to manufacturers for a wide range of new products. This is a leap forward in terms of handling used fish boxes.
25/06/2018
Good Practice Short Story
By finding commercial outlets for certain fish species, especially those that tend to overpopulate, this project aims to ensure better local resource management, improving the image of undervalued species and reducing eutrophication in Finnish lakes.
25/06/2018
Good Practice Short Story
In collaboration with WWF Spain, and levering in funding from UP 1 of the EMFF, the Cádiz Estrecho FLAG is setting up an MPA to ensure the sustainable future of its natural environment and fisheries. While the fisheries of Cádiz have always been proactive in the protection of natural resources, further measures were deemed necessary to sufficiently protect the area’s marine environment.
22/06/2018
Good Practice Project
Málaga FLAG a promovat o inițiativă pentru a lansa brandul unei anume specii locale de scoici („Callista chione” sau „concha fina”), valorificând aceste specii locale și garantând astfel un standard înalt al calității.
22/06/2018
Good Practice Short Story
This FLAG project assesses the challenges of managing the discards produced by the artisanal fishing fleet in the Pontevedra Estuary, Spain. The project clarifies the impact new EU landing obligations will have on the fleet and outlines the future implications and consequences of the measures when they come into force.
18/06/2018
Good Practice Project
Pentru a reduce impactul asupra mediului pe care îl are piscicultura, un grup de localnici care au primit ajutor din partea LEADER LAG au transformat creșterea peștilor și producția de roșii într-o afacere de succes.
18/06/2018
Good Practice Project
Thanks to FLAG support, a new start-up company has been launched to cultivate microalgae on land for oil extraction, to be used as a pharmaceutical-grade nutrient for human consumption.
14/06/2018
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG area covers the island of Brač and its surrounding waters. Brač is an island in the Adriatic Sea, Croatia. With an area of 396km2, it the largest island in Dalmatia and the third largest in the Adriatic.
14/06/2018
FLAG Factsheet
The Galeb FLAG consists of six municipalities in the north-western part of Šibenik-Knin county which is situated in the central part of Croatia. The area’s landscape is characterised by limestone cliffs, numerous bays, and roughly 200 small islands.