• 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

Joy Compendio recording a presentation for Philippine Biodiversity
October 23-December 18, 2020
Forest landscape in Niger.
September 21-November 8, 2020

ELTI Alumni Projects

Poster for the course led by ELTI alumni Bárbara Gómez and Carlos Venegas
November 12, 2019 to November 15, 2019
February 19, 2019 to June 20, 2019
January 9, 2019 to January 13, 2019
The solar-powered cattle aqueduct system on Alcibiades’ model silvopastoral system farm.
January 9, 2019 to January 11, 2019