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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.

Relevant experience

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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Συνάντηση του Υπουργού Γεωργίας, Αγροτικής Ανάπτυξης και Περιβάλλοντος, της λειτουργού του Τμήματος Περιβάλλοντος και της πρέσβειρας Μεσογειακών Ακτών με την ευκαιρία της Μέρας Ακτών της Μεσογείου!

Σήμερα ο Υπουργός Γεωργίας, Αγροτικής Ανάπτυξης και Περιβάλλοντος κ. Κώστας Καδής, συναντήθηκε με την πρέσβειρα Μεσογειακών Ακτών και Πρόεδρο της ΑΚΤΗς Δρ Ξένια Λοϊζίδου και την λειτουργό του Τμήματος Περιβάλλοντος κ. Ιωάννα Κωνσταντινίδου με την ευκαιρία της Μέρας Ακτών της Μεσογείου (CoastDay2020). Οι ακτές της Μεσογείου είναι πολύτιμες! #potavristou #akti #CleanOn


AKTI, OCEANIC CATERING and V.SHIPS, #reachout against marine litter!

On the occasion of World Maritime Day, V.Ships Cyprus and Oceanic Catering, part of V.Group, together with AKTI Project and Research Centre, have organised a beach clean-up event on 24th September 2020, at Lady’s Mile Beach in Limassol, as part of an ongoing collaboration aiming towards the protection of our marine environment from plastic pollution….


AKTI in collaboration with the Department of Environment celebrates CoastDay2020, through the action #potavristou!

#potavristou, literally means “reach out” in the Cypriot dialect, but also has the meaning of “giving a helping hand”. AKTI, through its social media and with the support of several public media (TV & radio), is asking individuals to simply “reach out”, anywhere they were during the entire month of September, collect the litter lying…


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