FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Themes

16/01/2018
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG area is located in the Braila Plainm in the South-east of the country, in the basins of the Danube, Calmăţui and Siret rivers. The natural environment, through its hydrographic network, relief, vegetation and fauna, fosters the development of the fisheries sector and tourism.
11/01/2018
Good Practice Short Story
In Olbia, the northern area of Sardinia, the shells of mussels are no longer considered waste. With the help of the FLAG, local students and teachers are using crushed shells to create useful objects of all sorts, from moulds created by 3D printing.
11/01/2018
Good Practice Project
Un pescatore amplia l’attività dell’azienda di famiglia consegnando a domicilio pesce fresco locale grazie a un autonegozio finanziato dal FLAG
11/01/2018
Good Practice Short Story
West FLAG supports business development among some of the most marginalised and remote communities in the country, including offshore islands and native Irish speaking communities where a seaweed company has grown from one to four employees.
20/12/2017
Cooperation MS Fiche
Cooperation in Portugal is considered a tool to allow the FLAGs to bring together the knowledge and capacity of different actors for a common objective. Both national and transnational cooperation are seen as a way of helping achieve the strategic objectives of the FLAGs.
19/12/2017
News
Practical action points to strengthen small-scale fishing organisations and help them make their voices heard in the decision-making process
19/12/2017
Good Practice Project
Two FLAGs and two LAGs from Finland and Estonia signed a cooperation agreement to promote youth exchanges around fisheries cultural heritage in order to revitalise the traditional links between Estonian coastal villages and Finnish coastal areas.
15/12/2017
Good Practice Project
FLAG cooperates with local fisheries management body to encourage uptake by fishermen to trial lobster pots with specially designed escape gaps, providing both environmental and commercial benefits.
15/12/2017
FLAG Factsheet
The area comprises 14 settlements with fishing activity from North Shields in the south to Berwick-upon-Tweed in the north, covering a distance of approximately 105 km, with a coastal population of 72,728, and with over 150 people directly in the fishing industry.
15/12/2017
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG area covers the fisheries communities and coastline of the three combined local authority areas of Scottish Borders, East Lothian and Fife. The area includes 12 working harbours, several of which are discrete fishery harbours built in the 19th century.