• 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

December 17-21, 2018

Coming soon!

Ecological Restoration Strategies for Productive Landscapes

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

October 10, 17 and 24, 2018

Forest Restoration and Silvopastoral Systems in Critical Watershed Landscapes

ELTI-IPÊ Focal Training Site, Nazaré Paulista region, Brazil

October 10-12, 2018
September 17-21, 2018

Training of Trainers in Rural Settlements: Sustainable Productive Landscapes

ELTI-IPÊ Focal Training Site, Teodoro Sampaio, Brazil