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ELTI Publications

Guides and Manuals


Guide for the Propagation of 120 Native Tree Species
from Panama and the Neotropics (in Spanish)

Developed by: ELTI and PRORENA
Authors: Francisco Román, Rivieth de Liones, Adriana Sautu, José Deago, Jefferson S. Hall

Download Guide for Propagation of Native Species


ELTI Conference Proceedings

Ecological Restoration and Sustainable Agricultural Landscapes

Organized by: ELTI and CIPAV
Date: July 30, 2013
Place: Bogota, Colombia

Download Proceedings 2013 Symposium



Strategies for Landscape-Scale
Restoration in the Tropics

Organized by: Yale Student Chapter, International Society of Tropical Foresters (ISTF) with support from ELTI
Date: January 26-28, 2012
Place: New Haven, CT, USA

Download Proceedings 2012 ISTF


Restoring Forests for Communities,
Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Organized by: ELTI, Bogor Agricultural University, Tropenbos Indonesia
Date: September 12, 2011
Place: Indonesia

Download Proceedings 2011 Restoring Forests


Mainstreaming Native Species-Based
Forest Restoration

Organized by: ELTI, RFRI, UP Diliman
Date: July 15-16, 2010
Place: Philippines

Download Proceedings 2010 Mainstreaming


Biofuels: The Impact of Oil Palm
on Climate and Forests

Organized by: ELTI, NUS
Date: May 12-13, 2009
Place: Singapore

Download Proceedings 2009 Biofuels Asia


Biofuels and Neotropical Forests:
Trends, Implications, and Emerging Alternatives

Organized by: ELTI, PRORENA
Date: December 5, 2008
Place: STRI - Panama City

Download Proceedings Biofuels 2009


Biodiversity Conservation and Carbon Trading:
Science, Policy and Practical Mechanisms

Organized by: ELTI, PRORENA
Date: January 18, 2008
Place: STRI - Panama City

Download Proceedings 2008 Carbon


Biodiversity in Human-Impacted Landscapes

Organized by: ELTI, PRORENA
Date: November 18, 2006
Place: STRI - Panama City

Download Proceedings 2006 Biodiversity


Publications by ELTI staff

  • Neidel, J.D. 2012. Reforestation and Afforestation (Southeast Asia). In Sam Geall, Jingjing Liu, & Sony Pellissery (Eds.), The Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability, Vol. 7: China, India, and East and Southeast Asia: Assessing Sustainability, (pp. 312-315). Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing.
  • Murgueitio, E., Calle, Z., Uribe, F., Calle, A. and Solorio, B. 2011. Native trees and shrubs for the productive rehabilitation of tropical cattle ranching lands. Forest Ecology and Management, 261(10): 1654–1663.
  • Garen, E.J., Saltonstall, K., Ashton, M.S., Slusser, J,L., Mathias, S., Hall, J.S. 2010. The tree planting and protecting culture of cattle ranchers and small-scale agriculturalists in rural Panama: Opportunities for reforestation and land restoration - Original Research Article. Forest Ecology and Management, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 20 November 2010.
  • Ghazoul, J., Butler, R.A., Mateo-Vega, J., Koh, L.P. 2010. REDD: a reckoning of environment and development implications. Trends in Ecology and Evolution (25) 396-402.
  • Hall, J.S., Love, B.E., Garen, E.J., Slusser, J.L., Saltonstall, K., Mathias, S., Breugel, M.van, Ibarra, D., Bork, E.W., Spaner, D., Wishnie, M.H., Ashton, M.S. 2010. Tree plantations on farms: Evaluating growth and potential for success - Original Research Article. Forest Ecology and Management, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 30 October 2010.
  • Koh, L.P., Ghazoul, J., Butler, R.A., Laurance, W.F., Sodhi, N.S., Mateo-Vega, J., Bradshaw, C.J. 2010. Wash and spin cycle threats to tropical biodiversity. Biotropica (43) 67-71.
  • Laurance, W.F., Koh, L.P., Butler, R.A., Sodhi, N.S., Bradshaw, C.J., Neidel, J.D., Consunji, H., Mateo-Vega, J. 2010. Improving the performance of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil for nature conservation. Conservation Biology (24) 377-381.
  • Calle, A., Montagnini, F., Zuluaga, A.F. 2009. Farmer’s perceptions of silvopastoral system promotion in Quindío, Colombia. Bois et Forêts des Tropiques 300(2):79-94.
  • Garen, E.J., Saltonstall K., Slusser, J.L., Mathias, S., Ashton, M.S., Hall, J.S. 2009. An evaluation of farmers’ experiences planting native trees in rural Panama: implications for reforestation with native species in agricultural landscapes. Agroforestry Systems 76:219–236.

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