Development Agency of Lemesos LTD
The Development Agency of Lemesos LTD (ANELEM), was founded in October 21, 2005, by the 11 Communities of the Kouri-Xylourikos Complex for the design and implementation of the LEADER Community Initiative. Since then, the company has systematically expanded the partnership in order to include as many bodies of the Limassol District as possible. The purpose of ANELEM LTD is to develop the wider area of Limassol District through the management, maintenance and protection of natural and cultural resources, the introduction of innovation and entrepreneurship in the production system, the introduction and expansion of the use of renewable energy sources and social development.
Role in project
The Development Agency of Lemesos LTD is the TCL host for the Transition Coastal Lab in Cyprus. They are responsible for the everyday running of the TCL, communication with the coastal communities and the wider region, and the organisation of local workshops (WP2, WP3, WP4 and WP6). They are also responsible for the Ocean Literacy capacity building in the Cypriot TCL (WP6).
Rakis graduated from Cyprus International Institute of Management with an MBA in 2012. He has more than 15 years of experience in EU Competitive programs, Co-Financed Programs and National Grant Schemes. He is the coordinator of LEADER Agriculture & Fishery-Rural Development program, Interreg Programs, Research and Innovation Program, Horizon, HRD Program and Life Integrated Program. He has also developed various applications regarding both EU and National funding schemes, for SMEs and physical entities to create and develop their business’ operations or innovative ideas and bring them to life. He has been actively involved in preparing and implementing public tenders especially in relation to Management and Consulting and coordinates the Waste Management of Limassol.
Annita graduated from the University of Nicosia with an MBA in 2007. She has more than 17 years of experience in accounting and finance and 14 years of experience in EU Competitive Programs, Co-Financed Programs and National Grant Schemes. She does the financial monitoring of all the programs that the company implements such as the LEADER Agriculture & Fishery-Rural Development program, Interreg Programs, Research and Innovation Program, HRD Program, Horizon and Life Integrated Program.