Akrotiri is a village in Limassol District, located southwest of Limassol (Akrotiri) Salt Lake and northwest of Akrotiri Garrison. The 870 residents of the community work mainly in the SBAs and Limassol or are employed in farming. Traditionally, Akrotiri residents engaged in soft basketry and cattle farming and they will continue to do so to an extent. Both activities are relevant to the important wetland of Akrotiri Marsh. Therefore, the residents of the community have always had a sustainable relationship with the wetlands of the area and this has contributed towards their conservation.