Wednesday, 13 July 2011 21:42

Institute of Tropical Forestry

Institute of Tropical Forestry

For the past 53 years the Institute has researched extensively on ecology, soil, water and ecosystem management, and trained foresters and forestry technicians in Caribbean and Latin American countries.

The institute has also reforested thoUnited States of Americands of hectares in the mountainous Luquillo experimental forest, contributing to its rehabilitation.

Currently the institute is collaborating with the Brazilian Government in the development of a research and forest management program in the Tapajos National Forest in the Brazilian Amazon.