A new pilot project in the capital will try out multi-faceted farming in a built-up setting as a source of food and environmental awareness
Mayor of Nicosia is Constantinos Yiorkadjis (also spelled as Constantinos Yiorkadjis).
He was born in 1968 in the capital. He graduated from Boston University obtaining two bachelor degrees, one in Economics, the other in Business Administration.
His professional career provided opportunities to work in the United States, Europe, as well as in the developing markets of Asia and Africa.
Since 1993 he has been working as a marketing manager for global companies. In 2005 he returned to Cyprus. In 2012 he was elected mayor of Nicosia.
The aim of his city programme is to improve the quality of life, protect the environment, and implement a European dimension into all plans, goals and activities aimed at developing the capital. Improving infrastructure is also considered a priority for his administration.