• Empowering people to conserve and restore tropical forests
    @ Eva Garen
  • 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

June 3, 2019-May 5, 2020

Coming soon!

April 22-June 22, 2019

Coming soon!

Restoration Boot Camp for Tropical Asian Forests

Online and Leyte, the Philippines

March 25-May 19, 2019

Coming soon!

March 20 and 27 and April 3, 2019

Coming soon!

Sustainable Production in Agricultural Landscapes of the Cantareira System

Camandaucaia, Itapeva and Extrema, Minas Gerais State

March 10-15, 2019