The Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO)


The Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO) is the independent research institute of the Flemish government that underpins and evaluates biodiversity policy and management by means of applied scientific research, data and knowledge sharing. INBO wants to be the point of contact in Flanders to provide evidence-based support for nature policy and its implementation. It describes the state and trends of biodiversity and ecosystem services, investigates causes of change and
develops directly applicable instruments.

It is relevant to mention the following about The Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO):

  • It develops future studies that underpin nature policy in the longer term. They always do this in dialogue with partners from society, science, policy and management.
  • INBO has experience in Interreg an Live+ projects and with the wide expertise in the INBO they are been involved in different projects. Interreg examples as Partrige on ecological and socio-economic research on farmland, INVEXO on exotic species, 2B Connect on forest and No regret on river restorations