Latin American Chair of Forest Policy and Economics

With the emergence in 2002 of the Policy and Agroforestry Economics Program (PPEF) at CATIE, the creation of the Latin American Chair of Forest Policy and Economics (CLAPEF) was promoted due to its success in education, research, management and execution of research an development.

The Latin American Chair of Forest Policy and Economics has as mission to consolidate, exted and delve into CATIE's competence, according to our strategic plan, regarding research, development, training and post-graduate education, in the areas of policy, governance and economics of sustainable agroforestry management.

Our general strategic objective is to contribute to the conservation of the agroforestry productive systems, including the forests, through the strengthening of forestry governance, the appropiate valuation of goods and environmental services, the management of businessess models and the sustainable value chains, which contribute to an inclusive agri-environmental development in rural zones of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Strategic Objectives

 


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