Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE)

Tropical Agricultural Research an Higher Education Center (CATIE) is a regional inter-governmental Latin American organization of scientific and academic nature, established in 1973 for scientific research, graduate education and outreach, in agriculture and natural resources.  CATIE´s  area of mandate are the countries of Tropical America and particularly Mesoamerica, and has a system of country members currently including Belize, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Paraguay.  CATIE, an international entity with a unique combination of science, graduate education and extension, has a clear action plan for creating professionals with a distinct perspective who can also contribute to the sustainable growth of rural communities.
CATIE promotes the development of climate-smart territories as a tool to achieve sustainable and inclusive human well-being and the effective integration of actions in education, research and outreach, in alliance with over 400 multiple public and private partners.

Member category Intergovernmental Organizations
Country Costa Rica
Area North and Central America and the Caribbean
Geographic focus of work Latin America and the Caribbean
Specific Region(s) Mexico, Central and South America, Dominican Republic and Haiti
Head José Joaquín Campos Arce
Head title Director General
Focal Point title Specialist in Forest Management
Focal Point Róger Villalobos Soto
Alternate Focal Point title Associate Dean of Training and Coordinator of Training Area
Alternate Focal Point Gabriel Roberto Robles Valle
Address Sede Central, CATIE 7170, Turrialba 30501, Cartago, Costa Rica
Telephone 0050625582320
Email [email protected]
Email 2 [email protected]
Electoral Group North & Central America and the Caribbean Major Groups
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