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... rowth and development, or impact negatively on the quality of life. The potential of solar energy has not yet been fully exploited. Even in countries with high solar insolation (>2000kWh/m2) such as Cyprus, the penetration of solar energy in the overall energy mix is still low. PV technology can, however, play a crucial role in helping to achieve ambitious targets for increasing the share of rene ...
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Background The Natura 2000 site, Rizoelia National Forest Park, covers only 0.001% of the surface area of Cyprus, yet it is a reservoir of threatened plants (a so called ‘biodiversity hot spot’). The site contains four habitat types that are protected under the Habitats Directive, three of which are priority habitats (1520 * Iberian gypsum vegetation ...
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... nure management practices or biogas collection. Biogas production from anaerobic digestion of animal manure and slurries is an effective way of reducing GHG emissions. Livestock waste management in Cyprus is particularly important since several piggeries, poultry and other livestock farms are in operation. However, management practices are inadequate and uncontrolled waste disposal is common. Th ...
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Through the DRONIC project, the consortium will showcase a new, innovative blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) monitoring and treatment robotic system, that can localize hotpots of blue-green algae blooms and only treats the part of the lake which is experiencing blue-green algae bloom. Because of the direct and localized treatment, the system is environmentally friendly, with a minimal impact on the ...
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Background Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean and boasts a rich biodiversity as a result of its biogeographical isolation and 10 000-year civilisation. The LIFE project targeted 20 fauna species and their habitats that are threatened by factors that include land-use changes, destruction of habitat, wildfires, water demand and overexpl ...
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Enabling access to geological information in support of GMES (PANGEO)

Start date: Feb 1, 2011, End date: Jan 31, 2014,

... will be made by the corresponding national Geological Survey for the towns concerned. It is planned to deliver the service for two Urban Atlas towns in each country of the EU (Luxembourg and Cyprus only 1), equalling fifty-two towns in total. The geological survey concerned will choose the towns for processing from the Urban Atlas list using their own knowledge as to where the information will b ...
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Upgrading quality and Promoting Olive Oil Commerce (ΑΠΠΕΕ)

Start date: Aug 17, 2011, End date: Aug 17, 2013,

Η ελαιοκομία αποτελεί κλάδο στρατηγικής σημασίας για την Κρήτη και συνεχώς ανερχόμενης αξίας στην Κύπρο.Το Κρητικό ελαιόλαδο είναι εξαιρετικής ποιότητας, ενώ η κατά κεφαλή κατανάλωση είναι από τις υψηλότερες στον κόσμο. Στην Κύπρο η κατά κεφαλή κατανάλωση είναι χαμηλότερη κι η ποιότητα του θέλει βελτίωση ώστε να γίνει πιο ανταγωνιστικό. Σκοπός του έργου είναι η αναβάθμιση της διεθνούς ανταγωνιστικ ...
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... challenge. Use of biomass wastes as fuel-stock for energy generation could reduce environmental impacts, while maintaining viable energy supplies. Such an approach could offer particular benefits to Cyprus, because the island's soils have low nutrient values, and treated sludge from the processing of biodegradable organic waste (BOW) could raise the land’s organic content, while reducing the ne ...
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The general objective of the VOA3R project is to improve the spread of European agriculture and aquaculture research results by using an innovative approach to sharing open access research products. That will be achieved by carrying out innovative experiments with open access to scientific agriculture and aquaculture contents and by developing and providing services that integrates existing open a ...
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Background Wine production and wine tourism is a growing economic activity for the island of Cyprus – while overall production has fallen over the past two decades, the emphasis among Cypriot winemakers today is on the production of quality wines and the expansion of locally-based activities such as wine tours, tastings and sales at, or close to, vineya ...
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The general objective of the project is the creation of a new frame of cooperation between islands for innovation in agriculture, mobilizing the « pools of competencies » scattered in the insular MED area. The project belongs to Axis I – Strengthening innovation capacities, Objective 1.2 of the MED Program: « Strengthening strategic cooperation between economic development actors and public author ...
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Description The aim of NESIS Network is to promote the uptake of ICT solutions to address the fundamental problems faced by public authorities in providing information related to monitoring and reporting environmental impacts and threats. By supporting a shared vision to streamline current information and reporting systems and promote adopti ...
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Eastern Mediterranean Biodiversity Panorama (EMBD PANORAMA)

Start date: May 31, 2006, End date: Apr 29, 2008,

... ossibilities for education, research, training and knowledge dissemination offered by NHMC. ESC will be involved in all stages of the project as to transfer and apply the experience obtained to Cyprus. As a recent member of the EU, Cyprus is on the way to implementing EU legislation and directives concerning protected areas and thus in need for tools for public awareness, such as local collections ...
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... s will comprise both trainers and trainees manuals and a guide to relevant EU legislation, to be produced on paper and on CD-Rom, in four partner languages (EL, MT, IT & EN). The pilot application in Cyprus, Greece and Malta will further involve transnational study visits for trainees and training for trainers activity will include a site visit in Italy. Following evaluation and refinement, the en ...
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