• Empowering people to conserve and restore tropical forests
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  • Empowering people to conserve and restore tropical forests
    © Saskia Santamaria
  • Empowering people to conserve and restore tropical forests
    @ Eva Garen
  • Empowering people to conserve and restore tropical forests
    © Michiel van Breugel

Empowering People
to Restore and Conserve Tropical Forests

Our Mission

We train and support people from all sectors and backgrounds to restore and conserve tropical forest landscapes using strategies that support biodiversity and livelihoods. Learn about our approach.

Our Stories

Our Programs

Access cutting-edge research, hands-on experience and local wisdom for your conservation and restoration work.
Get world-renowned training from anywhere. Connect with a global network of scholars, professionals, and peers.
Find support to apply or share what you’ve learned from ELTI in the way that makes the most sense for your area.

Where We Work

ELTI Locations

Our field-based training events currently take place in Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Learn more about where we work.

ELTI Events

January 22-24, 2019

Coming soon!

December 17-21, 2018

Ecological Restoration Strategies for Productive Landscapes

ELTI Focal Training Sites, District of Pedasí, Province of Los Santos

December 13-15, 2018
November 27-28, 2018

Conservation of Proboscis Monkeys and their Habitat in the Sungai Hitam Forest

ELTI Training Landscape, Samboja, East Kalimantan, Indonesia

November 20-27, 2018

Training on Biodiversity Assessment

Baybay City, Leyte; Cabucgayan, Biliran; Inopacan, Leyte; Hindang, Leyte