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2020 Vision

Mission

Mission
Securing the sovereign rights over biological resources through conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity

2020 Vision

The No.1 biological research institute and biological resources repository in Asia

  • Establishing an information system on 30,000 Korean speices
  • Discovering 60,000 new and unrecorded species
  • Securing 4,5million biological resources at home and abroad
  • Becoming the best Korean Executive Agency

Functions

The major functions of NIBR are to ;

  • collect, preserve, and manage biological resource collections,
  • conduct surveys and research on biological resources,
  • provide support to the bio-industry, including source materials and/or information of wild species for basic and applied research,
  • develop a national biological resources database network and support policy development on biodiversity issues, and
  • present exhibitions and provide educational programs on biological resources.