FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Themes

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.
14/12/2018
Good Practice Short Story
By engaging local fishermen in the development and testing of environmentally-friendly fish traps, the Baltic Sea FLAG is paving the way for sustainable fisheries along its coast in a wider context of adding value to the local catch.
12/12/2018
Good Practice Project
Dank eines von der örtlichen FLAG geförderten Modernisierungsprojekts hat sich der Hafen von Puise im estnischen Kreis Läänemaa zu einem florierenden Fischereihafen entwickelt.
29/11/2018
Cooperation Idea
The Sotavento do Algarve FLAG is looking for cases, solutions and actions taken by local companies to breed a specific clam species: the Ruditapes decussatus.
19/11/2018
Cooperation Idea
The Venetian FLAG is looking for partners in the context of INTERREG Alpine Space. Their project idea aims to protect the environment by reducing the amount of plastic that reaches the sea from rivers upstream.
13/11/2018
Publication
This study forms an understanding of the representation of women working in FLAG areas and assesses the level and types of support FLAGs provide to these women. The findings add to the wider understanding of the number and roles of women working in the fisheries and aquaculture industry and analyses how FLAG support to women varies and is implemented. FLAG support to women is defined as (1) a project with a female project promotor, when the project is privately invested and/or (2) other FLAG activities where the primary objective is the support of the women in the FLAG area.
12/11/2018
Good Practice Project
An der niedersächsischen Nordseeküste haben sich Küstenfischer und eine überstaatliche Umweltschutzorganisation zusammengetan, um das Meer von Unrat zu säubern und Möglichkeiten zur umweltgerechten Entsorgung und Verwertung von Kunststoffteilen zu finden.
09/11/2018
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG territory comprises the habitable area of the northernmost part of the Făgăraș Mountains, in the county of Brasov. The area is situated in the geographical centre of Romania and the Olt river runs through the FLAG’s territory, one of the country’s most important rivers.
09/11/2018
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG covers an area of 1 833km2, accounting for just over a third of Prahova county. The region covers the southern slopes of the Southern Carpathians and descends south through the sub-Carpathian hills.