CATIE is an international entity with a unique combination of science, graduate education and innovation for development. Its bases are well-grounded and there is a clear action plan for creating professionals with a distinct perspective who can also contribute to the sustainable growth of the communities.
The mission of CATIE is to:
"Increase sustainable and inclusive human well-being in Latin America and the Caribbean, promoting education, research and outreach for the sustainable management of agriculture and conservation of natural resources".
The vision is:
"To be an excellent international land-grant of university specialized in agriculture and natural resources that effectively integrates education, research and outreach in alliance with multiple partners and countries through a solid regional scientific platform".
CATIE is the hosting institution of the EfD-Central America Center since 2007.
To know more about it please use the link: CATIE