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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

#BeMed good practice guide!

Be Μed good practice guide was presented to 16 local authorities, aimed at informing them on the environmental impact of single-use plastics and on how coastal authorities can implement practices that will minimise their consumption of single use plastics. 👉In the framework of Beyond Plastic Med – BeMed project. 🌍 The initiative benefits from the…


Akti on #CleanSwellApp!

As the national coordinator of the International Coastal Cleanup in Cyprus, AKTI now features on the Clean Swell App, the awarded app of #OceanConservacy! An app that helps us all join the fight for trash free seas and contributes to the World’s Largest Marine Debris Database. With the latest Clean Swell App feature, the Ocean Conservancy…


#ZeroWasteBeach @ the Blue Flag General Assembly

More than 20 local authorities were present at the Blue Flag General Assembly, which took place this week at Cymepa. AKTI’s representative introduced the #ZeroWasteBeach program and its’ actions, such as the Responsible Coastal Business Network, which could be supported by local authorities and also being recognised by the Blue Flag. #TheCocaColaFoundation @LanitisBros


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