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.
Turning a harmful waste, such as cooking oil, into biodiesel while promoting development and civic action
ARGONAFTIS is a 5 month in service training for young scientists in the field of environment!
An island-wide initiative as a confidence-building measure under the auspices of the Environment Technical Committee.
Cooperation for the conservation of rare endemic plants of Cyprus within the buffer zone
Increase awareness on environmental issues and trigger environmental-friendly behavior.
Cooperation on solid waste management, including recycling through a mobile information centre
Promote effective partnership among CSOs in Cyprus and the Mediterranean, EU and other countries, on environmental issues, sustainable development and stakeholder participation processes.
Water saving: An integrated environmental education program for schools in South-East Europe
A bi-communal workshop on mycorrhizal technology in Cyprus
Providing information to farmers and supporting the efforts for the promotion of organic agriculture in Cyprus
Creating an inventory of the major sources of biodegradable waste in urban and rural areas of Cyprus
Promoting awareness-raising on organic agriculture among farmers across communities in Cyprus.
Utilizing ENVISwith a wide range of GIS applications allowing the experts and their departments across communities to produce a set of maps for the entire island of Cyprus.
The Young Green- Consumer, the Citizen of Tomorrow
Raising awareness of cyclists and excursionists regarding the conservation and protection of the environment.
Water experts from both sides of the island cooperating through the use of a shared water database system called ENVIS (Environmental Information System).