FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Themes

31/10/2017
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG area covers parts of Heraklion and Rethymno. The area has significant port infrastructure, fishing harbours and fishing shelters. The fisheries communities have similar social, economic and development characteristics.
31/10/2017
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG territory is made up of a series of small-scale fishing, environmental and touristic areas. The entire area has a long, mostly coastal fishing tradition, which is an integral part of the local culture of these island communities.
30/10/2017
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG area consists of the Sporades islands, and the community of Trikeri. The morphology, the limited degree of human intervention and the excellent condition of the natural environment, makes the area an ideal refuge for many endangered species.
30/10/2017
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG area is a sub region on the island of Evia which is geographically located in the epicentre of the Greek Mainland. The main challenges in the area are sustainable development, increasing competitiveness, job creation and improving the quality of life.
27/10/2017
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG area is part of Evia Island, Greece’s second largest island in terms of size and population after Crete, and located in the centre of Greece. The main challenges for the area include sustainable development, increasing competitiveness and openness, job creation and improving the quality of life.
27/10/2017
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG area covers most of the North Sea coastal strip which belongs to Lower Saxony. It includes the counties of Cuxhaven, Wesermarsch, Friesland, Wittmund, Aurich and Leer.
20/10/2017
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG area has a strong level of community cohesion. Despite this, they still face issues related to an ageing population. The primary sector is characterised by small-scale fisheries and small-scale agriculture. Tourism is very important for the economy of the region.
20/10/2017
FLAG Factsheet
The island of Corfu lies of the north-west coast of Greece. The local economy is mainly dependant on tourism. The island is known for its natural beauty and pleasant climate. As the only part of Greece not to have been occupied by the Ottoman empire, it has a unique history.
11/10/2017
Publication
In this 2017 edition: support to small scale coastal fisheries, the challenge of generational renewal, FLAGs, local innovation and risk taking, cooperation takes off in CLLD fisheries areas, reports from Spain, Sweden and Germany
02/10/2017
Good Practice Short Story
Playa del Aguilar is a renowned beach and highly attractive touristic point on the Asturian coast. The village triples its population over the summer months, from 5 000 to 15 000 and the sandy beach and modern seafront are visited daily by thousands of tourists, summer residents and locals. However, in the vicinity of the beach, there are few restaurants or shops where tourists can buy ready-made food.