Centro Científico Tropical (Tropical Science Center)

The Centro Científico Tropical - CCT (Tropical Science Center) is a private, non-profit, Costa Rican organization established in 1962 and located in San Pedro de Montes de Oca. CCT is formed by 50 members, all distinguished scientists and professionals from a variety of professional and academic backgrounds, organizations, institutions, and businesses throughout Costa Rica and the Americas. Since 1962, CCT has carried out research and consulting projects, in Costa Rica, Central America, and several South American countries, as well as other tropical regions such as Africa and Southeast Asia. CCT’s work has influenced natural resource management and related policies in over 25 tropical countries.

Member category Major Groups Organizations
Country Costa Rica
Area North and Central America and the Caribbean
Geographic focus of work Regional - Interregional - National
Specific Region(s) Latin America & Caribbean
Focal Point title Executive Director
Focal Point Carlos Hernandez
Alternate Focal Point Javier Espeleta
Address 8-3870 1000 San José, Costa Rica
Telephone 0050622533267
Fax 0050622534963
Email [email protected]
Email 2 [email protected]
Website http://www.cct.or.cr/
Electoral Group North & Central America and the Caribbean Major Groups
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