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Perceptions On Sustainable Development And Climate Change In Cyprus

Perceptions On Sustainable Development And Climate Change In Cyprus

Date: 2008

Funded by: UNDP ACT
Role of AKTI in the project: Coordinator
Other partners: The Cyprus Environmental Stakeholder Forum (CESF) and the Network for a Sustainable Future which forms the Coastal Group of CESF.

Survey conducted on the perceptions on sustainable development and climate change in Cyprus

AKTI Project and Research Centre and the Cyprus Environmental Stakeholders Forum (CESF) in cooperation with United Nations Development Programme

Action for Cooperation and Trust carried out the opinion research SURVEY: PERCEPTIONS ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE IN CYPRUS.

The survey was carried out between the 1st and 30th of November 2008, aiming to collect data on the following topics:

  1. Awareness / attitudes towards climate change
  2. Awareness of environmental issues, including coastal erosion
  3. Awareness of organizations which promote/fund the care of coastal areas
  4. Awareness of the function / attitudes towards breakwaters

This research project, which employed a quantitative methodology, consisted of telephone interviews and face-to-face interviews with a representative sample of members of the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities. The sample was distributed proportionately throughout the urban and rural areas of the island. A total sample of 661 telephone interviews were carried out – with 412 Greek Cypriots and 248 Turkish Cypriots.

The survey was assigned and carried out by RAI Consultants Public Ltd. For more information click here to see the summary report.