FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Themes

Students in the North Sea Region of Lower Saxony learn about small-scale coastal fisheries
15/03/2019
Good Practice Short Story
A response to low awareness and understanding of fisheries sees a concerted effort to strengthen educational work on the fishing industry along the North Sea coast of Lower Saxony, using different locations for an enhanced learning experience.
glass jar on beach with plastic waste collected by ReSeaclons
11/03/2019
Good Practice Short Story
The Vidourle Camargue FLAG has collaborated with local stakeholders on a pilot scheme for collecting and recycling marine litter. The mix of plastic waste collected by the local fishermen are recycled all together thanks to an innovative industrial process.
Cuan Beo project in Connaught, Ireland
08/03/2019
Good Practice Project
Conscientes del declive generalizado que estaba experimentando la calidad de las aguas donde se producen los famosos mariscos de la bahía de Galway, los miembros de la comunidad que vive y trabaja en sus alrededores decidieron poner en marcha el proyecto Cuan Beo.
UK trainee chefs with Food Nation
27/02/2019
Good Practice Short Story
The North of Tyne FLAG has linked up with a local food NGO to deliver a programme aimed at inspiring young trainee chefs to use more seafood. The initiative is focused on raising the awareness and profile of local and lesser-known fisheries products, while also tackling youth unemployment.
Bay of Anllons pool heated by water from solar panels
11/02/2019
Good Practice Project
A fin de promover la actividad de marisqueo local y sus productos, un GALP ha rehabilitado una zona con vistas a la bahía en la que trabajan las mariscadoras dedicadas a la recogida de berberechos, y ha instalado asimismo una piscina exterior de poca profundidad para los niños, que se calienta con el agua tibia sobrante de un polideportivo cercano.
23/01/2019
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG territory is in the south-east planning region of Bulgaria. The region has a strong fisheries tradition, though fisheries jobs only account for approximately 1% of the area’s total employment. However, many local fishers also engage in other occupations and activities such as tourism and services.
23/01/2019
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG territory includes 45km of the Black Sea coast in Varna Province, equating to approximately 13% of the Bulgarian Black Sea coastline. The leading industries in the area are tourism and agriculture. Fisheries in the region are small-scale and important in the local population – roughly 5% of the economically active population are engaged in fisheries.
23/01/2019
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG territory has two geographically distinct areas, the coastal region to the east and the Dobrudzha plateau to the west. Fishing in the coastal areas, on the Black Sea, is traditional activity and important to the livelihood of many local communities. Fisheries are predominantly small-scale, accounting for approximately 90% of the sectors total employment.
14/01/2019
Good Practice Short Story
A coastal fisherman in Western Estonia has redeveloped his fish shop, allowing fresh fish to be processed locally for the first time, while also creating jobs.
17/12/2018
Good Practice Short Story
The fishing organisation of Bustio has become the first in Spain to become self-sufficient in renewable energy for its on land operations. By making an environmental commitment to reduce carbon emissions, it is saving around €10 000 a year on electricity.