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Fundación Interamericana de Investigación Tropical (FIIT)

Fundación Interamericana de Investigación Tropical (FIIT)

We seek mutually beneficial ties between conservation and business to make them both sustainable

Founded in:

1987

SAN Member since:

2010

Mission Statement

To promote the sustainable use of natural resources (water, soil, flora and wild fauna) in Guatemala, through research and management strategies for protected areas and agro systems.

FIIT (Fundación Interamericana de Investigación Tropical) works with rural communities to improve their quality of life through environmental education, sustainable agriculture, hunting regulation and the development of eco-friendly small businesses.

Geographic Scope

FIIT conducts research projects and works with protected areas and farms in Guatemala.

Work Areas

  • Certification and auditing services

  • Research

  • Training for smallholders

  • Technical assistance

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