FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Themes

13/02/2017
News
The EAFRD Projects Brochure on ‘Migrant and Refugee Integration’ is now available in FR, DE, ES, IT & PL and explores how people in rural areas have used EAFRD support to respond to the challenges and opportunities presented by the recent influx of migrants and refugees into the European Union.
si-eu-map-slovenia
02/02/2017
Cooperation MS Fiche
FLAG cooperation in Slovenia is mandatory and all FLAGs had to foresee it in their strategies. In the period 2007-2013 there was only one FLAG in Slovenia, covering the coastal area, but in 2014-2020 there are also three new FLAGs in inland areas.
pl-eu-map-poland
02/02/2017
Cooperation MS Fiche
Cooperation activities are not mandatory in the Polish EMFF programme, but FLAGs are encouraged to undertake them. Cooperation is considered as a good way to facilitate learning by FLAGs and to contribute to achieving their strategic objectives, which strongly prioritise job creation, both within and outside the fisheries sector. In the previous period many Polish FLAGs already proved eager to learn from FLAGs in other Member States and to share their experience with them.
se-eu-map-sweden
02/02/2017
Cooperation MS Fiche
The 2003-2013 period in Sweden saw a number of exchange visits with FLAGs from other Member States, including exchanges that led to projects to introduce new approaches to other countries. In 2014-2020, FLAG cooperation is not mandatory in Sweden, but FLAGs had to indicate in their strategies how much funding they planned to allocate to it.
gr-eu-map-greece
02/02/2017
Cooperation MS Fiche
Cooperation is strongly encouraged in Greece and the proposal of at least one (inter-territorial or transnational) cooperation project was a compulsory element of the application process for candidate FLAGs to receive EMFF funding. Some of the themes emerging most strongly from the Greek local development strategies include cooperation around tourism, thematic trails (e.g. around gastronomy, archaeology…) and diving parks.
fr-eu-map-france
02/02/2017
Cooperation MS Fiche
Cooperation is strongly encouraged by the programme authorities in France and FLAGs were required to lay out their plans for cooperation within their local development strategies in their bid to gain EMFF funding. In some cases, cooperation is viewed as a transversal tool to strengthen the impact of all areas of FLAG work and, in other cases, cooperation is programmed as an area of work in its own right with specific objectives.
ee-eu-map-estonia-
02/02/2017
Cooperation MS Fiche
Cooperation in Estonia will focus on three main areas: joint marketing, knowledge transfer and promotion of fisheries and maritime activities.
dk-eu-map-denmark
02/02/2017
Cooperation MS Fiche
FLAG areas in Denmark are focused on the few remaining small-scale fisheries communities. As such, cooperation activities are expected to focus on supporting small-scale fisheries businesses, attracting young people to work in fisheries and diversifying activities.
17/01/2017
FLAG Factsheet
The Land of 1000 Ponds is in the Northeast of Bavaria, close to the border with Western Bohemia in the Czech Republic. It is one of the oldest agro-cultural landscapes in Europe and is formed by more than 4 700 fish ponds, some of which have been verified as being more than 800 years old.
clld017-boat
17/01/2017
Good Practice Project
Da anni, i pescatori locali subiscono gli effetti della crisi finanziaria. Il sistema bancario sardo è circoscritto a un esiguo numero di operatori, con severi vincoli per la concessione di prestiti. I pescatori non sono necessariamente in grado di fornire le garanzie normalmente richieste e questo rende più arduo ottenere un mutuo. Poiché i pescatori non sempre corrispondono al profilo del mutuatario tipo, possono essere dichiarati “non idonei” dalla banca. Da alcune recenti discussioni con i pescatori locali è emersa la necessità di offrire loro un sistema creditizio più accessibile per aiutarli a finanziare le loro iniziative.