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Partner Profile

Type of Organization: NGO
Description of Services:

Alterna is a Guatemalan non-profit innovation and entrepreneurship center that combines technology development and business incubation to promote a new paradigm of development in Central America centered on social, economic, and environmental sustainability. Alterna’s mission is to design innovative market-ready solutions that improve access to energy, water, sanitation, housing and agricultural productivity, and to develop these solutions into sustainable commercial ventures with products and services that meet the needs of local communities and individuals. The organization has implemented several biodigestion porjects throughout the last four years in Guatemala and are refining a domestic scale biodigestion system in low lands.

Sector(s) of Interest: Agriculture
Area(s) of Geographic Interest: South America
Web Site:
Contacts: Buchbinder, Daniel
Phone: +00-502-4-043-5098