FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Themes

04/01/2016
Basic page
FARNET and CLDD at a glance
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08/12/2015
Event
The first FARNET transnational seminar of the new programming period took place in Edinburgh, Scotland, from the 8th to 10th December 2015. It provided new opportunities for Managing Authorities (MAs) of the European Structural and Investment (ESI) Funds to learn, inspire and get inspired in implementing the CLLD approach, foster better cooperation and ensure the most efficient use of the funding available.
30/11/2015
Good Practice Short Story
In Chalastra, Greece, the local Thessaloniki FLAG helped two budding entrepreneurs establish a successful seafood conditioning and processing business, specialising in live blue crab.
30/11/2015
Good Practice Method
Polish FLAGs can choose from two flexible support options to prepare their local development strategies. Both options have benefited from a simplification and streamlining of the process of activating preparatory support.
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18/11/2015
Publication
FARNET Magazine n° 13 - Winter 2015
17/11/2015
Good Practice Short Story
In 2013, to limit the proliferation of “fake” products using the name of the local fish, “Kitkan Viisas” vendace, fishermen from Kuusamo, Northern Finland, teamed up to secure its listing in the EU’s Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) scheme. To further promote this unique product, a web and mobile video game, called the Legends of Kitka, was also developed.
11/11/2015
Good Practice Method
National networks (NNs) play an important role in developing the capacity of FLAGs and managing authorities (MAs), and in stimulating and supporting transnational cooperation. In Estonia, the NN 2007-2013 worked in close collaboration with the MA to facilitate dialogue and ensure good cooperation between all actors involved in fisheries CLLD. It also developed information tools, and provided guidance and capacity building for the FLAGs
11/11/2015
Good Practice Method
FLAG communication activities can be an important catalyst for innovation and change, and are a transversal element in the local development strategy. Through effective communication, the Adriatico Salentino FLAG in Puglia, Italy, has helped to empower local fishermen to become drivers of change in their communities.
14/09/2015
Good Practice Project
Through cooperation with local fishermen and designers, and inspired by traditional techniques from other fishing communities in Europe, a young French entrepreneur has developed an innovative fish skin tanning process and now sells her “marine leather” to fashion designers all around the country.
14/09/2015
Good Practice Project
Ekonomiskt stöd från Område 4 hjälpte en fiskare på den estniska ön Hiiumaa att diversifiera sin verksamhet utanför fiskesäsongen till tillverkning av fiskeutrustning och flerfunktionsnät. Utöver att skapa ett deltidsjobb för den här fiskaren, har det också skapat fyra heltidsjobb för lokala kvinnor.