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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
Research

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
Advocacy

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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Apr24

MELTEMI: Επίσκεψη πεδίου με το Grammar School Λευκωσίας

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Apr20

ΑΝΑΚΟΙΝΩΣΗ ΑΠΟΤΕΛΕΣΜΑΤΩΝ ΔΙΑΓΩΝΙΣΜΟΥ ‘BEYOND PLASTIC LITTER CHAMPION’

Με ιδιαίτερη χαρά ανακοινώνουμε τους νικητές του πρώτου Παγκύπριου διαγωνισμού «Παράκτιοι Αειφόροι Χώροι Ποτού και Εστίασης». Ο διαγωνισμός είναι μια πρωτοβουλία του Κέντρου Μελετών και Έρευνας ΑΚΤΗ, στο πλαίσιο του έργου «Καταπολεμώντας τα πλαστικά απόβλητα στην θάλασσα της Κύπρου» το οποίο βραβεύτηκε από το Ίδρυμα του Πρίγκιπα Αλβέρτου ΙΙ του Μονακό και τον Ευρωπαϊκό Οργανισμό…

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