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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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What's New

Open Applications: Synergies Competition!!

AKTI Project and Research Center launches the «GREEN CLUSTER SYNERGIES COMPETITION», the first of its kind in Cyprus! The objective is the creation of synergies among Cypriot enterprises, to achieve innovation through cooperation and extroversion of ideas. Are you a Cypriot micro – enterprise, start – up or individual entrepreneur, interested in sustainability and innovation?…

Jun22

CALL for Volunteers: Beach Clean-ups & Chiringuitos Responsables!

AKTI Project and Research Centre is looking for volunteers, for its environmental activities for summer 2016, in cooperation with Municipalities and Community Councils of Blue Flag beaches! The activities consist of: 1. Beach Clean-up, recording of marine litter per category in AKTI’s Cyprus Marine Litter Database, which is linked to the international database of Ocean…

Jun22

JUNIPERCY one of the 6 best of the best Νature LIFE projects of 2015

We are proud to announce that ‘JUNIPERCY’ LIFE project in which AKTI Project and Research Centre participated as partner organisation, is one of the 6 best of the best Νature LIFE projects of 2015 (out of 27 finalists)! Read more about the winners (the 11 Best of the Best include projects from Cyprus, Finland, Hungary,…

Jun3

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