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AKTI Project and Research Centre is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation based in Nicosia, Cyprus. It was established in 2000 by a group of experts in environmental issues and has succeeded today to create an extensive network of collaborators and volunteers for raising environmental awareness and promoting sustainable development.

Areas of Work

Applied Environmental

AKTI implements environmental research based on the Cyprus’s context, scale and particularities aiming to provide answers and tangible solutions to the island’s environmental challenges. It also transfers good practices that are applied abroad and pilot tests while adjusting them to the Cyprus needs.

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Environmental Education and Vocational Training

AKTI promotes and supports the construction of a knowledge based society with active mobilised citizens. It collaborates with schools, Universities and local authorities in various initiatives including environmental education and awareness raising activities focusing on specific issues that are of particular relevance and interest to the Cyprus society such as water saving, recycling, biodiversity, etc.

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Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM)

AKTI has been actively engaged in Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM), a process for the management of coasts using an integrated approach, regarding all aspects of the coastal zone, including geographical and political boundaries, in an attempt to achieve sustainability.

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Public Outreach and

AKTI disseminates information on environmental issues through e-mails, workshops, publications in scientific journals, local newspapers and broadcasts in traditional and social media. AKTI implements various environmental and awareness raising campaigns. It also owns a library specialized in environmental end coastal issues.

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What's New

#potavristou τζαι φέτος!

Η δράση #potavristou επιστρέφει και φέτος μετά την τεράστια επιτυχία που είχε και τις 3 χρονιές υλοποίησής της. Ο κάθε πολίτης, η κάθε παρέα μπορεί να ποταβριστεί εκεί που είναι, να μαζέψει τα σκουπίδια που βλέπει γύρω και να ανεβάσει τα δεδομένα του στην εφαρμογή Clean Swell είτε να στείλει μήνυμα στις σελίδες της ΑΚΤΗΣ…


#potavristou for another year!

The #potavristou campaign will be running again this year following its massive success over the last 3 years. Every group or individual can reach out wherever they are, pick up the litter found around them and upload their data using the Clean Swell app or send it through one of AKTI’s social media pages. They…


We have joined the #TeamSeas initiative!

We are proud to announce that with funding from the Ocean Conservancy, we are now part of the #TeamSeas initiative! Throughout the months of September and October we will be performing a series of beach and seabed cleanups across Cyprus to involve the local community in cleaning up our seas, raise awareness on the issue…


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