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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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INVITATION – Development of Social Economy in Cyprus, ONLINE workshop 26. 2. 2021, 10:00-13:00

Representatives from local authorities, social and environmental NGOs, unions, associations of vulnerable groups and other civil society organisations are invited to join the Networking Event to discuss social economy and employment opportunities in Cyprus!


MarLitCy Beach Cleanups 2021

  Do not get surprised if you ‘catch’ the #MarLitCy team 🧹 cleaning up beaches 🏖 around Cyprus. Our members are currently implementing a 🌊 marine litter monitoring programme from now until the end of next summer collecting data from around the island. . 📍4 NGOs from around the island 🏝 working together to implement ~80 clean-ups in 20 locations. . 👉Stay tuned for our…


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