FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Cultural heritage

  • Rethymno FLAG

    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.
  • Samos FLAG

    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.
  • Pillio FLAG

    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.
  • Lower Saxon North Sea coast FLAG

    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.
  • Messinia FLAG

    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.
  • Ionian Islands FLAG

    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.
  • 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.