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Inauguration of the information point at Platania

On the 27th August 2019, the inauguration of the information point that was established within the framework of the project iLIFE-TROODOS at Platania picnic site, was carried out by the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment, Dr Costas Kadis. The information kiosk includes eight information panels with eye-catching pictures and texts providing information […]

Seek and find: The ultimate treasure hunt app in Troodos!

The ‘iLIFE-TROODOS Treasure hunt’ App has been created within the framework of the project ‘Troodos National Forest Park: Promoting natural values and Ecosystem Services’ (LIFE16 GIE/CY/000709), which is co-funded by the LIFE program of the European Union. The App includes three treasure hunt games, each of which corresponds to a different thematic section: Environmental Route, […]

Maybe the best app for visiting and enjoying Troodos National Forest Park

The ‘Troodos National Forest Park (iLIFE-TROODOS)’ App has been created within the framework of the project ‘Troodos National Forest Park: Promoting natural values and Ecosystem Services’ (LIFE16 GIE/CY/000709), which is co-funded by the LIFE program of the European Union. The App aims to provide information to the visitors of the Troodos National Forest Park about […]

You are invited at Platania picnic site

On the 27th August 2019 come along with your friends and family at Platania in order to meet the partners of the iLIFE-TROODOS project. You will get the opportunity to talk with them and have a fruitful discussion and exchange of opinions during the Radio Live Link of DIESI 101.1 radio. You will also get […]

Information point at ‘Platania’ picnic site

An information point was established at ‘Platania’ picnic site within the framework of the iLIFE-TROODOS project. The information kiosk includes eight information panels with eye-catching pictures and texts and an information outdoor touch screen. The touch screen provides information about the Troodos National Forest Park (biodiversity, ecosystem services, etc.), information about the available recreational activities […]

Tourism Sector’s Workshop

On 27 June 2019 between 09:45 a.m and 12:30 p.m a Tourism Sector’s Workshop was organized at the Philoxenia Conference Center. The workshop was co-organized by the iLIFE-TROODOS project and the Deputy Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with the British High Commission in Nicosia. The iLIFE-TROODOS project organized the workshop under Action B.2 of the […]

And the winners are…

The iLIFE-TROODOS project is pleased to announce the winners of the Photo Contest with the subject “Troodos, it is in our nature”. • 1st Award and cash prize €1000 to Aristides Kalogirou for the photo «Magical Forest» • 2nd Award and cash prize €500 to Marinos Angelides for the photo «Morning in the snow» • 3rd Award and […]

Empower your environmental action with EU funding

iLIFE-TROODOS project participated at the Open Day Fair, held on Sunday June 2nd 2019, at the Mall of Cyprus (Entrance 2) in Nicosia, between 4pm and 7pm. Visitors were able to: – Get informed about the different LIFE Projects in Cyprus, which support the protection of the environment and our health – Discuss with the […]

End of Photo Contest

The submission of photos for the Photo Contest with the subject “Troodos, it is in our nature” was completed on 10th April 2019. At the Contest, which was organized within the framework of the project iLIFE-TROODOS, 65 amateur and professional photographers participate (494 photographs were submitted in total). We are very grateful to all those […]

Article publication in the German journal ANLiegen Natur

The article entitled “The Natura 2000 Network in Cyprus and the project iLIFE-TROODOS” was published in the German journal ANLiegen Natur in May 2019. The article referred to the objectives and actions of the iLIFE-TROODOS project as well as to the Natura 2000 Network in Cyprus which comprises of 64 terrestrial sites, out of which […]

Conference on the Mapping and Evaluation of Ecosystem Services in Cyprus

A two-day conference on “Mapping and Evaluation of Ecosystem Services in Cyprus” was held in Nicosia on 4 and 5 December 2018. The conference was co-organized by the Department of the Environment and the Department of Forests with the project iLIFE-TROODOS, under the aegis of the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment, Dr […]

Photo Contest

Within the framework of the project iLIFE-TROODOS, which is co-funded by the European Union, the partners of the project (Department of Forests, Department of Environment, Frederick University, Contact Advertising Agency Ltd) in collaboration with the Cyprus Photographic Society – Nicosia Branch organize a: Photo Contest with the subject “Troodos, it is in our nature” The […]

First Stakeholders’ meeting

The first Stakeholders’ meeting of the iLIFE-TROODOS project took place with great success on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. The meeting, which took place at the Athalassa Information and Education Center of the Department of Forests, gave the opportunity to competent government authorities, NGOs, and to organized/ professional bodies to be informed about the project and […]

The iLIFE-TROODOS project in Platanistasa village!

The iLIFE-TROODOS project organized an event, in cooperation with “Aetos” Platanistasa’s Game Club and Environmental Group of Pitsilia, on Saturday the 6th of October 2018, in the hall of Association Achilleas of Platanistasa. The participants were informed regarding: • The unknown fauna of Cyprus. Myths and reality, presented by Mr. Charis Nikolaou, Forest Officer of […]

New infrastructure will be created soon at Troodos National Forest Park

Troodos, something is changing. Two information points for visitors at Troodos Square and Platania are expected to be installed soon by the Department of Forest. The information points will enhance the available information provided to visitors regarding the services provides as well as the recreational facilities within the Troodos National Forest Park and the neighbouring […]

The iLIFE-TROODOS project supports our culture

The iLIFE-TROODOS project participated at two cultural events organized in Troodos, giving visitors the opportunity to learn about Troodos’ natural values and the ecosystem services that provides to our lives. In particular, the project was presented during: – The theatrical performance “Ο Γιαννής τζιαι ο Δεσπότης” on Thursday 9/8/2018 in Amiandos and – The events […]

iLIFE-TROODOS at Platania pinic site

On Sunday 22nd July 2018 staff members of the iLIFE-TROODOS project participated to an event that was organized by KLIK FM at Platania picnic site, with the aim to promote environmental awareness among the people of Cyprus. Visitors at the iLIFE-TROODOS kiosk were provided with information material as well as promotional material of the project […]

Kakopetria Festival

Within the framework of Action B.2 «Information and Awareness Workshops» staff members of the iLIFE-TROODOS project participated to an event titled “Back to our Roots”, held on Sunday 1st July at Kakopetria village. The objective of this participation was to inform the people about the importance of Troodos National Forest Park and the ecosystem services […]

Networking Visit

  On the 11th to 13th of June 2018, staff members of the iLIFE-TROODOS project visited the LIFE project ‘The ecological services, social benefits and economic value of ecosystem services in Natura 2000 sites in Crete, Greece’ (LIFE Natura2000 Value Crete – LIFE13 INF/GR/000188) at Crete. The purpose of the visit was the establishment of […]

Natura 2000 Day

The iLIFE-TROODOS project participates in the celebration of the Natura 2000 Day on 21 May 2018. The event will take place in the Special Protection Area “Atsas – Agios Theodoros” and will include information on the restoration activities implemented in the burnt area, information on the iLIFE-TROODOS project, voluntary work for afforestation and visit to […]

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