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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

#SincerelyFood launched in Paphos

Our Chairperson Dr Xenia Loizidou had a meeting this week with the Mayor of Yeroskipou in the Municipality about the launch of our new program #SincerelyFood in their community. Later our chairperson made a presentation about the new program  in SKE Yeroskipou. As Ms Loizidou said Sincerely Food Cyprus, is focusing on raising awareness and…


#BeMed @ schools

400 students of K’ Primary School in Limassol had the opportunity on the 27th of January to watch our presentation about marine litter and the fight against single-use plastics. Furthermore students learned about the benefits of recycling cooking oils and transforming them into energy, the main role of #Tiganokinisi. On January the 17th, our project manager…


The #Sealive WP6 team @ work

Kick-off meeting for Work Package 6 of the European-funded project SEALIVE. The Institute for European Environmental Policy, ISOTECH and AKTI will work together to analyse the policy framework affecting bio-plastics, in the EU and globally. AKTI will analyse the global institutional and policy framework. More info 👉


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