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17/06/2020
Good Practice Short Story
COVID-19 paralysed many sectors of the economy in the Basque Country. Although the fisheries sector, like other food-producing sectors, was given priority during the pandemic, the lack of security and low-priced seafood could have forced many vessels and fishing organisations to stop working.
16/06/2020
Good Practice Short Story
Thanks to business advice from Oeste FLAG and national financial support, a fisheries observer who wanted to change his career path has successfully started his own company in Portugal, working with marine plants called halophytes.
16/06/2020
Good Practice Project
Dos GALP vecinos están apoyando conjuntamente una app para teléfonos móviles, MonPêcheur, diseñada con el objetivo de conectar a los pescadores con los consumidores locales mediante una plataforma en línea, a través de la cual los pescadores pueden comunicar, promocionar y vender sus capturas directamente a los consumidores.
15/06/2020
Good Practice Project
En un esfuerzo por apoyar la conservación del medio marino y abordar el problema que suponen los residuos marinos, un pescador catalán y sus dos hermanas han desarrollado una app y lanzado una campaña para promover la recogida de residuos en combinación con la práctica de deportes de grupo.
10/04/2020
Good Practice Short Story
Four Sardinian FLAGs have linked up with the University of Cagliari to create a waste management system for efficiently dealing with marine litter caught by local fishers.
09/04/2020
News
Keeping you up to date on efforts and actions carried out by FLAGs, National Networks and Managing Authorities to support the fisheries and aquaculture sector in EU Member States overcome the challenges presented by the coronavirus, COVID-19. Be sure to check this rolling coverage regularly to get inspiration for actions in your areas. And contact the FARNET Support Unit with any of your news.
How can FLAGs help fishing and aquaculture communities with the coronavirus crisis?
27/03/2020
News
The COVID-19 outbreak has created an unprecedented situation which requires a general mobilisation of the actors involved in the sector. Now more than ever, as FLAGs, you are in the first line and best placed to develop local responses to the local specific problems due to the crisis. Your field knowledge is a valuable advantage that we should use to the benefit of local communities.
13/03/2020
Good Practice Project
Una empresa local creada por la comunidad de Achill hace dos décadas ha abierto, en un edificio en desuso de su propiedad, un acuario en el que trabajan voluntarios, pescadores jubilados y trabajadores relacionados con el sector pesquero. El Achill Experience Aquarium and Visitors Centre fue el primer espacio cultural de Irlanda dedicado al patrimonio pesquero local y es uno de los mayores atractivos del condado.
10/03/2020
Cooperation Idea
Pillio FLAG is looking for partners from Cyprus, Italy, Malta, Spain, Portugal and France to create a transnational organisation (AKTES). The purpose of the organisation is the development and implementation a transnational quality agreement (pact) joining tourism stakeholders under a common strategy. The strategy aims to guarantee a minimum quality for products and services; improving the tourist offer of those areas; mitigating seasonality; and encouraging better incomes and working conditions for local communities in coastal areas.
27/02/2020
Good Practice Project
Finnish and Polish fishermen work together on spreading new fishing techniques which benefit both the natural environment and the fisheries sector