Eastern Mediterranean Landscape

Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Region Nodal Office (MENA)

The Cyprus Institute


The Cyprus Institute
P.O. Box 27456
CY-1645 Nicosia

Focus on: Research at the Energy, Environment and Water Research Center (EEWRC) of The Cyprus Institute is focused on: Climate change and impacts, mitigation adaptation strategies; renewable energies and energy efficiency in the built environment, environmental monitoring and observations; water scarcity and the management of water and natural resources, sustainable development. 

People in This Office






Wednesday, September 9, 2020 (All day) to Friday, September 11, 2020 (All day)

INPUT2020 conference in Catania, Italy, in September 2020 will focus on how to integrate Nature-Based Solutions in urban and regional planning processes and science and intends to gather international scholars in the field of urban and regional planning, civil engineering and architecture, ecology and social science, to build and consolidate the knowledge and evidence on Nature Based Solutions and to help an efficient implementation and replication of solutions. The call for papers is now open until 29th of February and abstracts must be submitted through the INPUT2020 website.

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Research Associate

University of Kassel

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The Social-Ecological Interactions group of GLP Member Tobias Plieninger seeks a research associate for a project funded by the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA): “ConServeTerra - Overcoming the physical and mental barriers for upscaling Conservation Agriculture in the Mediterranean”.

Technical Consultant for data discovery and mobilization on land-use and biodiversity change in Arabic-speaking countries

German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

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Monday, August 5, 2019

The German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig and Leipzig University offer this position in Leipzig as soon as possible. The preferred starting date is August to October 2019 or shortly thereafter.


May 15, 2020

GLP Members Franziska Wolpert, Cristina Quintas-Soriano, and Tobias Plieninger published in Sustainability Science a comparison of the 200-year history of cork, chestnut and olive landscapes and explored the processes of change as well as their driving forces.

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GLP News

October 22, 2019

The newly-established Eastern Mediterranean Middle East – Climate and Atmosphere Research Centre (EMME-CARE) at the Cyprus Institute, the home of GLP's MENA Nodal Office, will devise adaptation strategies for climate change impacts with sound scientific basis, and involve stakeholders and decision makers.

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May 8, 2019

Researchers including GLP Member Žiga Malek have published an overview and spatial analysis of implemented strategies in the region.

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July 24, 2018

GLP Member Ziga Malek and GLP Fellow Peter Verburg have found that improving the state of water resources while increasing food production is possible. Their article was published in Global Environmental Change.

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