Our Work

Who We Are:

DOI-ITAP collaborates with other countries to help build capacity through on-site technical assistance, U.S.-based training, one-on-one exchanges, and train-the-trainer workshops. DOI-ITAP has worked in more than 60 countries worldwide through partnerships with the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Department of State, and other funding partners.

DOI-ITAP facilitates interdisciplinary teams from across DOI, drawing from 70,000 world-class technical experts from DOI bureaus and offices with applied technical expertise, domestic and international experience, and relevant language skills, including:


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DOI’s expertise includes, among many others: 

  • Habitat & Wildlife Management
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Environmental Law Enforcement
  • Indigenous Peoples Issues
  • Women's Environmental Leadership & Empowerment
  • Combating Wildlife Trafficking
  • Energy Development
  • Mining​
  • Water Management
  • Cultural Heritage Preservation
  • Natural Disaster Mitigation
  • Scientific research 
  • Mapping
  • Outdoor recreation, and
  • Visitor services and education


What We Do:

DOI-ITAP managers will:

  • Engage in activities that reinforce the host-country government, DOI, and U.S. foreign policy priorities;
  • Coordinate and guide specialized teams to foster direct and sustained government-to-government exchanges; and
  • Partner with local and international NGOs and private contractors to support its activities.

Engaging counterparts in other settings provides DOI employees with opportunities to strengthen their own skills to enhance their work here in the U.S.