In order to further our mission of expanding environmental awareness and furthering global knowledge of forest conservation, ecological enhancement, sustainable enterprises and community development opportunities in Panama and throughout the Neotropics, we have compiled the following suite of links to help our members and all those interested to improve their knowledge base.

This site is under continuous revision and expansion, so if you have comments or would like to share additional pertinent links or resources — please fill out the comment form below and let us know how we can further the breadth and scope of this endeavor!

Tropical Forest Science:

STRI/CTFS – Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute’s Center for Tropical Forest Science
CIFOR – Center for International Forestry Research

Tropical Forest Conservation:

IPE – Instituto de Pesquisas Ecologicas


Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute’s PRORENA initiative



Tropical Agriculture:

CIAT – International Center for Tropical Agriculture

Silvopastoral Systems:

Fundaćion CIPAV

Seed Banks:

CIATGenetic Resources Program

CATIE – Banco de Semillas Forestales

Environmental Education:

ELTI – Environmental Leadership Training Initiative
Panamanian Ministry of the Environment – Miniambiente
Panamanian Ministry of Agricultural Development – MIDA