The meeting was held on 28.01.2020 with the participation of 20 people in the Rize Agriculture and Forestry Provincial Directorate meeting room. Project coordinator Prof. Dr. Göktuğ DALGIÇ gave the first speech and gave information about the project process. Our project partner, Halieus representative Diego SANTALIANA, made presentations about the actors playing a role in the local development in the EU. On behalf of Rize Agriculture and Forestry Directorate, Provincial Director Şafak BULUT made a speech including welcome and success wishes. Project Training Coordinator Öğr.Gör.Ahmet TAN gave information about Contact Points Training and Fishing Training completed within the project training activities. In the afternoon session of the meeting, Halieus representative Diego SANTAILANA gave information about the EU Local Development Agencies that support local development in the EU and gave information about the three types of Local Development Agencies in the EU and local action groups, and emphasized that FLAG could be created for our country. Prof. Dr. Göktuğ DALGIÇ whether a law on fishing tourism in Turkey and noted the need to conduct studies on this subject. In addition he said that for the cooperatives who want to work in this field, there is a budget of 15000 Euros for the cooperatives to carry out project-based work. Hüsnü Kemal Zaimoğlu, one of the representatives of the tourism sector, who attended the meeting as an invitee, stated that if necessary, a local festival related to fisheries can be held in our city and thus such activities can become more widespread. At the end of the meeting, a consensus was reached in the next meeting, especially regarding the activities that were held in Italy, and a broad participation study, which will be discussed in their projects prepared after local training.