FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Themes

09/04/2019
FLAG Factsheet
The FLAG area covers the two most western islands of the Azores archipelago, Santa Maria and São Miguel. The area’s fisheries sector is characterised by traditional small-scale fisheries (mainly small siege, pole and long-line vessels). Common catches include small (mackerel and sardines) and large pelagic (tuna and swordfish) species, deep-water demersal, crustaceans and molluscs.
08/04/2019
Good Practice Project
O GALP da Cornualha e Ilhas de Scilly desenvolveu um sistema de cooperativa de crédito destinado a ajudar os empreendedores que necessitam de apoio inicial para poder aceder a subvenções para os seus projetos.
20/03/2019
Cooperation Idea
Laukiem Jūrai FLAG (Partnership for Rural and the sea) are looking for national/international partners from FLAG villages that are involved in implementing the concept of a ‘Smart Village’. They would like to learn from good practice examples and can offer the possibility to see first-hand the implementation of specific smart solution initiatives in Latvian villages.
18/03/2019
Cooperation Idea
The Association of Professional Seaweed Harvesters of the Shores of Brittany (SRPARB) would like to exchange good practices and expertise between professionals.
18/03/2019
Cooperation Idea
The Fisheries Committee of Finistère is looking for exchanges of good practices with Australian professional fishermen on management measures put in place, fishing practices (traps, etc.), protection of juveniles, restocking, etc.
map of the nine Festival del Mare along Emilia-Romagna coast at Adriatic Sea
18/03/2019
Good Practice Project
A series of festivals connects fishermen and aquaculture producers with the public, raising awareness of local fish, traditions and the marine habitat.
Ann Katrin von dein KGS Wittmund
15/03/2019
Good Practice Short Story
A response to low awareness and understanding of fisheries sees a concerted effort to strengthen educational work on the fishing industry along the North Sea coast of Lower Saxony, using different locations for an enhanced learning experience.
glass jar on beach with plastic waste collected by ReSeaclons
11/03/2019
Good Practice Short Story
The Vidourle Camargue FLAG has collaborated with local stakeholders on a pilot scheme for collecting and recycling marine litter. The mix of plastic waste collected by the local fishermen are recycled all together thanks to an innovative industrial process.
Cuan Beo project in Connaught, Ireland
08/03/2019
Good Practice Project
Cuan Beo was set up by community members living and working near Galway bay, who were cognisant of a general decline in the quality of the famous shellfish producing waters in the Bay.
UK trainee chefs with Food Nation
27/02/2019
Good Practice Short Story
The North of Tyne FLAG has linked up with a local food NGO to deliver a programme aimed at inspiring young trainee chefs to use more seafood. The initiative is focused on raising the awareness and profile of local and lesser-known fisheries products, while also tackling youth unemployment.