FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Education and training

  • FARNET Guide #13: Social inclusion for vibrant fishing communities

    15/09/2017
    - Publication
    This guide provides tools for FLAGs to identify and effectively address social exclusion in fisheries areas. It is made up of two parts, each consisting of practical factsheets, and most of the examples and recommendations are based on the FARNET transnational seminar on social inclusion that took place in March 2017.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Teaching young people about fisheries

    08/09/2017
    - Good Practice Short Story
    One of the main needs identified by the Galati FLAG in their fisheries area was to strengthen the linkages between fishermen and the younger generation. Indeed, fishermen believed it important to ensure that traditional fishing know-how and their passion for the profession were passed on to the next generation.
  • Virumaa FLAG

    28/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is located on the Northern and North-Eastern coast of Estonia. Small-scale coastal fishing of mostly flounder, perch and salmon is the main activity of local fishermen. This fish is mainly marketed directly to end consumers.
  • South West FLAG

    28/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Kerry is one of the most sparsely populated counties in Ireland with the most rural and peripheral areas in the county experiencing declining populations over the last 20 years. This is especially true of the coastal regions.
  • 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.
  • Barycz Valley Partnership FLAG

    24/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The valley of the Barycz river is situated in south-western Poland at the border of Lower Silesia and Wielkopolska. It has an 800 year-long tradition in carp production in ponds.
  • Bielska Land FLAG

    24/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG covers five municipalities surrounding from the north-west the city of Bielsko-Biała. The area is characterised by many small farms, some of them carrying out carp production in cascade ponds.
  • 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.