FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Themes

16/05/2017
FLAG Factsheet
The county of Dithmarschen is a rural and coastal area located on the west coast of Schleswig-Holstein. Within this area, the fishing communities of Büsum, Friedrichskoog, Marne and the municipality of Wöhrden, form the territory covered by the FLAG.
16/05/2017
FLAG Factsheet
The fisheries area “Nordfriesland Nord” is located on the west coast of Schleswig-Holstein, just under 20 km from the Danish border. It is a rural region with a strong tourism sector. In the immediate vicinity of the FLAG lie the North Frisian Islands of Sylt, Föhr and Amrum and the numerous Hallig islands (tidal islands).
11/05/2017
Good Practice Method
FLAG animation activities on a local fish farm have encouraged fish consumption, raised environmental awareness and launched new forms of local fish sales in the community.
11/05/2017
Good Practice Project
Vanhan kalastajasuvun vesa André halusi alkaa hyödyntää merta aivan uudella tavalla. Se onnistui, kun hän ryhtyi järjestämään merinisäkkäiden tarkkailuretkiä omasta kotipaikastaan, perinteisestä portugalilaisesta kalastajakylästä Ferragudosta käsin. Nyt matkailijat saavat nauttia hänen paikallisen ympäristön tuntemuksestaan ja rakkaudestaan siihen.
11/05/2017
Good Practice Project
FLAG-ryhmä Mariña Ortegal on auttanut erästä yhteiskunnallista yritystä luomaan vammaisille ja pitkäaikaistyöttömille työtoimintaa paikallisten kalahuutokauppojen muovilaatikoiden korjauksen parissa.
08/05/2017
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG area covers three islands: Langeland, Læsø and Ærø – which gives a long coastline, made up of sandy beaches, like much of the Danish coastline. Tourism is the area’s dominant sector. and there are eight operational fishing ports on the three islands.
18/04/2017
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG territory is situated in the middle of the Asturian coastline in Northern Spain with Cape (“Cabo”) Peñas as a remarkable landmark in the area. In the 19th century the canning industry experienced a boom in the coastal cities of Candás and Luanco. Nowadays, the fishing industry has very much declined and the predominantly small scale fleet has been reduced to around 70 vessels and is still decreasing.
18/04/2017
FLAG Factsheet
The local fishing sector is made up of small-scale inshore operations and shellfish gathering. The only oyster farms in Asturias are also located in this territory. Other relevant economic activities carried out in the FLAG´s territory are agriculture and rural tourism.
18/04/2017
FLAG Factsheet
The Golfo Ártabro Norte FLAG is situated in the northeast of Galicia. It includes ten municipalities located north of the (“Golfo”) Ártabro Bay, more specifically those around the rias of Betanzos, Ares and Ferrol. The territory has 10 landing points with basic facilities used daily by around 250 small-scale traditional fishing boats. In addition, shell fish gatherers are working in the tidal area of the beaches.
18/04/2017
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG North-West area is found along the coasts of counties Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim and comprises the 69 local electoral areas extending 10km from the coastline. Fishing and tourism are prominent within the coastal towns. There are 219 licenced registered fishing vessels in the area and 60% of these are day boats under eight metres in length.