FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Themes

17/03/2017
FLAG Factsheet
The Marennes Oléron FLAG covers a rural and coastal territory whose natural and agricultural landscapes represent 85% of the area (40% of which are marshes). Tourism and primary sector activities are important components of the local economy, along with services and commercial activities.
03/03/2017
Good Practice Project
Una combinación de varios factores, como un compromiso individualizado con las empresas pesqueras locales, la creación de redes de colaboración entre ellas y la prestación de asesoramiento empresarial, ha contribuido a mejorar la oferta de pescado local en el mercado de Devon del norte y a crear nuevas actividades económicas.
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03/03/2017
FLAG Factsheet
The area covers 11 municipalities and is located in the basin of the Odra river and its tributaries: the Nysa Kłodzka, the Mała Panew and the Stobrawa. The area is largely rural and has strong links with the fishing tradition. There are many active fishermen and NGOs dealing with fisheries culture, history, promotion of local fish products and education.
03/03/2017
FLAG Factsheet
Cornouaille, on the western part of Brittany, has a 330km coastline along the Atlantic Ocean. The FLAG area counts 130 000 jobs and its key industries include food processing, tourism and commercial fisheries. 20% of the fish landed in French ports is landed in Cornouaille
26/02/2017
Good Practice Short Story
Fishing communities of County Down in Northern Ireland have been struggling in recent times but the initiative ‘Maritime Heritage Tourism Infrastructure and Communication Project’ was able to give the region a major boost, particularly in the three port towns of Ardglass, Kilkeel and Portavogie.
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22/02/2017
Good Practice Project
Scallop fishermen teamed up with scientists to study the possibility of cultivating Queen Scallops in the Vigo Estuary, diversifying their production method and improving the sustainability of their activity.
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14/02/2017
News
What does social inclusion in fisheries communities mean to you? Grab your cameras and show us because we’re launching a photo competition! Submit your photograph before March 15th and you may just win to have your photograph be a focal point in the next FARNET Guide following the transnational seminar on “Social inclusion for vibrant fishing communities”.
13/02/2017
News
The EAFRD Projects Brochure on ‘Migrant and Refugee Integration’ is now available in FR, DE, ES, IT & PL and explores how people in rural areas have used EAFRD support to respond to the challenges and opportunities presented by the recent influx of migrants and refugees into the European Union.
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02/02/2017
Cooperation MS Fiche
FLAG cooperation in Slovenia is mandatory and all FLAGs had to foresee it in their strategies. In the period 2007-2013 there was only one FLAG in Slovenia, covering the coastal area, but in 2014-2020 there are also three new FLAGs in inland areas.
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02/02/2017
Cooperation MS Fiche
The 2003-2013 period in Sweden saw a number of exchange visits with FLAGs from other Member States, including exchanges that led to projects to introduce new approaches to other countries. In 2014-2020, FLAG cooperation is not mandatory in Sweden, but FLAGs had to indicate in their strategies how much funding they planned to allocate to it.