Resources (IEBR) was founded by the decision of
the Council of Ministers (HĐBT 65/CT) on 5th March 1990. Its
function consists of studying biological resources and typical
ecosystems in order to supply the needs of the population in foodstuffs,
food_grains, consumer goods, to recommend planning activities for
socio-economic development and environmental protection and to carry out
the education and training of scientists on ecology and biological
Major Scientific Objectives:
To study the flora and fauna of
To inventory and evaluate biological
resources in order to provide a basis for rational
utilization of the species having scientific, economic,
and conservation values.
To undertake research on the structure
and function of typical ecosystems in Vietnam for the
monitoring and management of natural resources and their
To work on environmental restoration,
and the designing and planning of sustainable development
from an environmental perspective.
train scientists in the field of ecology and biological
The Institute has 115 researchers.
is divided into 17 Departments and 01 Biodiversity field Station.