• 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

October 21-26, 2019

Coming soon!

Ecological Restoration Strategies for Cattle Ranching Landscapes of the Azuero

ELTI training landscape, District of Pedasí, Los Santos

September 1-3, 2019

Coming soon!

July 26-28, 2019
June 12, 19 and 26, 2019

Sustainable Production in the Cantareira System - Dairy Production Chain

Nazaré Paulista, Piracaia and Bragaça Paulista, São Paulo State

ELTI Alumni Projects

David shows the flag of his Mapuche people
March 7, 2019 to March 8, 2019
January 9, 2019 to January 13, 2019
December 14, 2018 to December 15, 2018
September 26, 2018 to January 20, 2019