Accredited Institutions

Updated January 25, 2017:

ACCREDITED INSTITUTION TYPE OF INSTITUTION AREAS OF EXPERTISE WEBSITE REGIONAL FOCUS
Asociación Amazónicos por la Amazonía (AMPA) Non-profit Policy and legal frameworks,,forestry inventory, land use planning, remote sensing/GIS, protected area, management, carbon accounting, agriculture/ commodities, safeguards, indigenous/community rights, law, livelihoods, forest management, conservation incentive implementation, sustainable foods, value chains,,ecosystem services, capacity building http://ampaperu.info Peru
Asociación Peruana para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (APECO) Non-profit Protected area management, indigenous/ community
rights, forest management
http://apeco.org.pe/ Peru
Bogor Agricultural University,Center for Climate Risk and Opportunity Management in Southeast Asia and Pacific (CCROM-SEAP) University Land use planning, remote sensing/GIS,
information systems, carbon accounting, agriculture/commodities, climate change
research
http://ccromseap.ipb.ac.id/ Indonesia
Centre Tecnològic Forestal de Catalunya (CTFC) Public non-profit consortium Policy and legal frameworks, forest inventory, land use planning, GIS, carbon accounting, commodities, finance, safeguards, indigenous/community rights, legislation, livelihoods, forest management, forest fire management http://www.ctfc.cat/ Global: Colombia, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Peru
Centro de Investigación en Geografía y Geomática, Ing. Jorge L. Tamayo, A.C. (CENTRO GEO) Research center Policy and legal frameworks, forest inventory, land use planning, remote sensing/GIS, protected area management, carbon accounting, agriculture/commodities, forest management, climate change http://www.centrogeo.org.mx Mexico
Consejo Civil Mexicano para la Silvicultura Sostenible A.C. (CCMSS) Non-profit Land use planning, law, livelihoods, forest management http://www.ccmss.org.mx/ Mexico
Conservation International Brazil (CI) Non-profit Policy and legal frameworks, land use planning, protected area management, biodiversity monitoring, sustainable agricultural, landscape development, financial mechanisms for sustainability, safeguards, indigenous/community rights, supply chains, alternatives to deforestation http://www.conservation.org/global/brasil/Pages/default.aspx Brazil
Earth Innovation Institute (EII) Non-profit Policy and legal frameworks, land use planning, remote sensing/ GIS, agriculture/ commodities, finance, safeguards, indigenous/ community rights, livelihoods http://earthinnovation.org Global: Brazil, Indonesia
El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR) University Forest inventory, land use, planning, GIS, protected area management, carbon accounting, livelihoods, forest management, agroforestry, ecosystem adaptation http://www.ecosur.mx/ Mexico
Espacios Naturales y Desarrollo Sustentable A.C.(ENDESU) Non-profit Land use planning, protected area management, agriculture/commodities, remote, sensing/geographic information systems, forest management, livelihoods, sustainable development projects, ecosystem service ecosystems restoration http://www.endesu.org.mx/ Mexico
Fondo de Promoción de las Áreas Naturales Protegidas del Perú (PROFONANPE) Non-profit Land use planning, protected area management, finances, safeguards, livelihoods, forest management http://www.profonanpe.org.pe Peru
Fondo
Mexicano para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (FMCN)
Non-profit Policy and legal frameworks,
forest inventory, land use planning, GIS, protected area management, carbon accounting, finances, livelihoods, forest management, forest policy, REDD+, climate change adaptation, payment for ecosystem services
http://fmcn.org Mexico
Fondo Noroeste A.C. (FONNOR) Non-profit Protected area management, finance, safeguards, livelihoods, payment for ecosystem services, integrated watershed management, natural resource conservation and restoration, climate change mitigation and adaptation, capacity building, mangroves and blue carbon, efficient resource use http://www.fonnor.org Mexico
Fundação de Apoio Científico e Tecnologico do Tocantins (FAPTO) Non-profit Administrative and financial management, remote
sensing/GIS, climate change, agriculture/commodities
http://www.fapto.org Brazil
Institut Penelitian
Inovasi Bumi (INOBU)
Non-profit Policy and legal frameworks, land use planning, remote sensing/GIS, agriculture/commodities, finance safeguards, indigenous/community rights, law, livelihoods, forest management http://inobu.org Indonesia
Instituto Centro de
Vida (ICV)
Non-profit Policy and legal frameworks, land use planning,
agriculture/commodities, safeguards
http://www.icv.org.br Brazil
Instituto de
Conservação e Desenvolvimento Sustentável do Amazonas (IDESAM)
Non-profit Policy and legal frameworks, land use planning, remote sensing/GIS, protected area management, agriculture/ commodities, finance, indigenous/community rights, law, livelihoods http://www.idesam.org.br/ Brazil
Instituto do Homem e
Meio Ambiente da Amazônia (IMAZON)
Research Center Policy and legal frameworks, land use planning, remote sensing/GIS, information systems, carbon accounting, agriculture/commodities, safeguards, law, forest management http://imazon.org.br Brazil
Instituto Nacional de
Investigaciones Forestales Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP)
Research Center Forest inventory, GIS, carbon accounting,
agriculture/ commodities, forest management, integrated watershed management
http://www.inifap.gob.mx/ Mexico
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) International membership union of non-profits Policy and legal frameworks, forest inventory, land use planning, remote sensing/GIS, protected area management, carbon accounting, agriculture/commodities, finances, safeguards, indigenous/community rights, environmental law, livelihoods, forest management, gender equality, climate change adaptation, watershed management, biological corridors, sustainable biodiversity use, disaster risk mitigation https://www.iucn.org Global
Junta Intermunicipal de Medio Ambiente de la Costa Sur (JICOSUR) Municipal government Environmental impact, fire management, forest inventory, finances, legislation, forest management, ecosystem conservation and restoration http://www.jicosur.org.mx Mexico
Junta Intermunicipal
de Medio Ambiente para la Gestión Integral de la Cuenca Baja del Río Ayuquila
(JIRA)
Municipal government Environmental strategies, natural resource management,
forests and climate change, waste management, integrated water management, environmental education focused on sustainability
http://www.jira.org.mx Mexico
Organização do
Tratado de Cooperação Amazônica (OTCA)
Non-profit Remote sensing/GIS, information systems, forest
management, water resource management, environmental health, climate change adaptation, indigenous needs
http://otca.pagina-oficial.com Brazil
Pronatura Peninsula
de Yucatán A.C
Non-profit Forest inventory, land use planning, GIS, protected
area management, carbon accounting, agriculture/commodities
http://www.pronatura-ppy.org.mx Mexico
Pronatura Sur A. C. Non-profit Policy and legal frameworks, forest inventory, land use planning, GIS, protected area management, carbon accounting, indigenous/community rights, law, livelihoods, forest management, biodiversity conservation, low emissions development, natural resource management, social management, environmental policy, sustainable production http://www.pronatura-sur.org/web/ Mexico
Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara (UAG), El Centro de Sustentabilidad y Energía Renovable University Policy and legal frameworks, land use planning, remote sensing/ GIS, protected area management, carbon accounting, finance http://cser.uag.mx Mexico
Universidad De
Guadalajara, Centro Universitario de la Costa Sur, Departamento de Ecología y
Recursos Naturales (IMECBIO)
University Policy and legal frameworks, forest inventory, land
use planning, GIS, protected area management, carbon accounting,
agriculture/commodities, indigenous/community rights, livelihoods, forest management, watershed management, environmental education
http://www.udg.mx/es/etiquetas/imecbio Mexico
World Agroforestry
Centre (ICRAF)
Research center Policy and legal frameworks, forest inventory, land-use planning, remote sensing/GIS, information systems, protected area management, carbon accounting, agriculture/commodities, livelihoods, forest management http://www.worldagroforestry.org Global
Yayasan
Gajah Sumatera (YAGASU Aceh)
Non-profit Policy and legal frameworks, forestry inventory, land use planning, remote sensing/GIS, protected area management, carbon accounting, finance, safeguards, indigenous/community rights, law, livelihoods, forest management, carbon credits, innovative organic community products http://www.yagasu.org Indonesia