Enhancing the Capacity for Sustainable Forest Management and Ecosystem Service Provisioning in Chiapas and Oaxaca

a US-Mexico Training, Internships, Exchanges, and Scholarships (TIES) Initiative partnership between


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The primary goal of this project is to train the next generation of interdisciplinary experts who can

       manage forests for the sustainable provision of diverse ecosystem services

       achieve greater balance between forest and biodiversity conservation and local economic development


Information for potential applicants

general information

short slideshow on Michigan Technological University

primary academic units

School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science @ MTU

Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management @ ISU

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For more information, contact Alex Mayer asmayer@mtu.edu


This project is made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Higher Education for Development (HED) office. The contents are the responsibility of Michigan Technological University and do not necessarily reflect the views of HED, USAID or the United States Government.