Slide every minute. Did you know that agriculture is a
major cause of this
An area of rainforests as large as 40
football fields is destroyed
deforestation? can coexist? How can agriculture and
tropical forests
every minute. Did you know that agriculture is a
major cause of this
An area of rainforests as large as 40
football fields is destroyed
deforestation? can coexist? How can agriculture and
tropical forests

This is the mission of CATIE, to Influence and enrich various forms of green and inclusive management of ecosystems, landscapes and food systems, through scientific and technical knowledge that contributes to the sustainable well-being of people in the tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean.

For over 45 years, CATIE’s innovative approach has been preparing the leaders of tomorrow for the sustainable management of agriculture and conservation of natural resources setting them on a path to create practical solutions to the sustainability challenges felt throughout the American tropics.  Equipped with scientific knowledge and practical know-how, CATIE students return to their home communities to help drive the adoption of sustainable agriculture and conservation management while improving the lives and livelihoods of rural people. 

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