FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Society and culture

  • Central and North Evia FLAG

    27/10/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is part of Evia Island, Greece’s second largest island in terms of size and population after Crete, and located in the centre of Greece. The main challenges for the area include sustainable development, increasing competitiveness and openness, job creation and improving the quality of life.
  • 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.
  • FARNET Magazine n°15

    11/10/2017
    - Publication
    In this 2017 edition: support to small scale coastal fisheries, the challenge of generational renewal, FLAGs, local innovation and risk taking, cooperation takes off in CLLD fisheries areas, reports from Spain, Sweden and Germany
  • 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.
  • Hastings FLAG

    02/10/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Hastings fishing fleet is a small-scale beach launched fleet predominantly made up of boats under ten metres in length. The fishing techniques are generally selective.
  • Silute FLAG

    25/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is in the western part of Lithuania, near the Curonian Lagoon. Almost the entire district is situated in the Lithuanian coastal lowlands. Lagoons and bodies of water occupy 19% of the area which is famous for water sports and recreational fishing. On the island of Rusnė, there are three main ports.
  • Trulli and Barsento multifund LAG

    25/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The territory of the Trulli and Barsento F/LAG is situated within the Province of Bari and covers a total of eight municipalities. Only one of which, Monopoli, is a coastal city, located on the Adriatic coast of Apulia
  • South East Bari multifund LAG

    25/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The F/LAG area is located along 28 Km of the Adriatic coast and stretches 30 Km into the hinterland, in the South West of Bari province, It convers eight municipalities, of which some have Axis 4 experience built up with the Mare degli Ulivi FLAG. Only two municipalities are touristic seaside cities: Mola di Bari and Polignano a Mare. The local economy is mostly based on agriculture, services and commerce. In the recent past tourism has been of growing importance as the Apulia region has become a popular touristic destination.