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

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.


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.

Main areas of work

  • Certification and auditing services
  • Research
  • Training for smallholders
  • Technical assistance


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