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Τhe Directorate General for Growth, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Cyprus, is the Programme Operator for the “Local Development and Poverty Reduction Programme”, funded through the EEA and Norway Financial Mechanisms under the current period 2014 - 2021. The Programme Agreement between the Donors and the Programme Operator was signed on the 29th of June 2020. The Programme Agreement foresees the funding and implementation of twelve predefined projects, with an overall budget of €8.396.118, with focus in the areas of environment, health, social welfare and culture. For each of the twelve project, a project contract was signed between the Programme Operator and the Project Promoters and implementation has begun.

For more information on each of the twelve Projects (project promoters, description, objectives, budget, links to dedicated webpages etc.), click on each project's link below.



  • 3- Digitizing the Museums of Cyprus
  • 8- Assessment of climate change effects on pollution in transport in Cyprus (ACCEPT)
  • 11- New infrastructure for diagnosis and treatment of patients
  • 5- Cyprus Reception Centre for Unaccompanied Minors
  • 1- Corporate Sustainability Supporting Framework
  • 7- Reduction of risk of damage caused by wildfires in Cyprus' forests
  • 6- Separate collection and management of hazardous waste produced by households
  • 9- Solidarity Network Nicosia in Action «NiclnAct»
  • 2- Gastronomy from A to Z - Gastronomy School at Troodos area
  • 12- Centre for children and adolescents with neuro-developmental disorders (NDD)
  • 4- Multifunctional Community Centre for people with special needs
  • 10- Childhood cancer diagnostic laboratory