FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Cultural heritage

  • Putting aquaculture at the heart of Tirschenreuth’s identity

    02/10/2017
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The Tirschenreuth FLAG region may have a long history of small family-owned aquaculture ponds but aquaculture did not always have the standing it enjoys today. The thousand-year-old tradition was almost forgotten when the FLAG took action to restore its cultural significance in the area.
  • Läänemaa FLAG

    14/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The coast of Läänemaa is sparsely populated, has a low relief and a coastline that is split sharply. Fishing has traditionally been mostly small-scale but in recent years has benefited from the expansion of several ports in the area.
  • Silver Coast FLAG

    13/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is situated in the south of the Tuscany Region on the Mediterranean Sea (Mar Tirreno). This region has a long fisheries tradition, nevertheless, the fisheries communities’ population and fleet have been reduced by 50% over the last 30 years.
  • Basque Coast FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    With a population increase of over 20% between 1999 and today, the area’s strong demographic dynamics concern both the coast and the hinterland and impact its entire economy. The maritime identity of the area is strong and sustains many economic sectors: port activities, tourism, sailing, fishing, marine aquaculture, etc.
  • North FLAG

    28/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Donegal is a large county with a lengthy coastline featuring a number of long inlets and bays. The region is sparsely populated and outside of Letterkenny, its only large urban centre, there is a high dependence on small-scale agriculture and fisheries enterprises.
  • Delta Dunarii (Danube) FLAG

    25/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Danube Delta FLAG area comprises 25 administrative units and covers two contrasting geographical zones: the wetland of the Danube delta and the continental zone. The most valuable opportunities in the FLAG area include its significant tourist potential due to its traditional gastronomy and an impressive variety of beautiful natural and cultural landscapes.
  • Olympias FLAG

    25/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area includes the coast of the Ilia prefecture and the Pinios Lake and is located along the western half of the Peloponnese peninsula. The fisheries activities found here are mostly small-scale.
  • Aitoliki FLAG

    25/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area consists of a combination of mountainous and coastal landscapes. It possesses Greece’s largest lagoon (the Messolonghi lagoon). Most of the fishing activity is small-scale and traditional and takes place in the Messolonghi lagoon.
  • Evros FLAG

    24/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area lies in Eastern Macedonia, near the Turkish border. It can be characterised economically by the development of tourism, especially on the island of Samothraki.
  • Carp Valley FLAG

    24/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area of the FLAG is located in Małopolska: relatively close to big cities such as Bielsko-Biała, Katowice and Kraków. It has a 700 year tradition of carp production in ponds.