Leaders in Action: Success Stories from the Tropics
The Environmental Leadership and Training Initiative (ELTI) seeks to seeks to train and support people to restore and conserve tropical forest landscapes. Since 2006, the organizations has engaged with thousands of people both through their in-person and online training platforms and through follow-up support and mentorship. This paper highlights select inspirational stories from ELTI alum. These stories come from the Neotropics, including Panama, Colombia, and Brazil, and Asia, including Indonesia, Singapore, and the Phillipines.
Conclusions & Takeaways
These stories demonstrate the effectiveness of ELTI's model, which strives for strengthen the capacity of individuals who influence or directly manage human-dominated landscapes. Across both the Neotropics and Asia, ELTI has successful work with people to restore and preserve critical forests while also enhancing socio-econmic conditions.
ELTI, (August 2015). "Leaders in Action: Success Stories from the Tropics". Accessed: August 2020
- The Environmental Leadership and Training Initiative (ELTI)
- Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies