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Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza

Description

Promotes alternative, sustainable land use schemes such as agroforestry systems as an alternative to soil degrading monocultures. Integrates natural, primary and secondary forest management practices with community participation. Implements plantation forestry systems as a means to rehabilitate degraded lands and provide an alternative production activity for fragile areas. Conducts economic valuations of ecosystem functions as a means to demonstrate their real value to society.

Country
Established
1973
Accreditation
accredited
Membership
regional
Contact person
Dr. Muhammad Ibrahom, Leader GAMMA
Language

Spanish

Telephone number
506 2558 2341 / 2595
2558 2341 / 2595
Fax number
506 2558 2046
Email
catie [at] catie [dot] ac [dot] cr
mibrahim [at] catie [dot] ac [dot] cr
Address

P O Box 19, 7170 CATIE
30501
Costa Rica