Alexander von Humboldt Biological Resources Research Institute

The Alexander von Humboldt Biological Resources Research Institute (Spanish: Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt), sometimes referred to as IAVH, is an independent non-regulatory research institute of the Executive Branch of the Government of Colombia charged with conducting scientific research on the biodiversity of the country including hydrobiology and genetic research. The institute is named after Alexander von Humboldt, a German naturalist who conducted research on the biodiversity of Colombia and Latin America.

Alexander von Humboldt Biological Resources Research Institute
Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt
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Agency overview
Formed22 December 1993 (1993-12-22)[1]
HeadquartersDiagonal 27 # 15 - 09,
Bogotá, D. C., Colombia
Agency executive
  • Hernando García Martínez Ph.D., Director General
Parent agencyMinistry of Environment and Sustainable Development
Websitewww.humboldt.org.co

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  1. ^ Colombia, Congress of (22 December 1993). "Ley 99 de 1993" (PDF). Diario Oficial (in Spanish). Bogotá (41, 146). ISSN 0122-2112. OCLC 500057889. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 August 2014. Retrieved 6 May 2013.

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