Local Working group

The following partners are involved in the study of Crete:

The following local stakeholders have declared their interest in participating in the local study of Crete in the frame of the Soclimpact project:

  • Regional Authority of Crete (KRETE SOCLIMPACT partner)
  • University of Crete
  • Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE)
  • Association of Cretan travel and tourism agencies
  • Cretan shipping companies
Short description

Short description

Southernmost point of the European Union, Gavdos island is part of Crete Largest Greek island, 5th largest in Mediterranean Crete produces almost 5% of Greek GDP Blue growth sectors have a large share in Cretan VA Wide coverage in the literature,...

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Blue economy sectors

Blue economy sectors

Tourism receipts amount to 50% of Cretan GDP Cretan tourism are ¼ of Greek tourism receipts Tourism accounts for 9% of Greek GDP 20% of renewable energy sources (RES) in power supply 813MW of thermal power (heavy oil, diesel), 200 MW of wind...

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