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Who benefits from GIBEX?

  • Photo: Chinese rice field.People in the developing countries
  • Communities dependant on biological resources
  • Members of the international scientific community
  • Naturalists, conservationists and natural resource managers
  • Commercial and recreational farmers
  • Rural communities and small entrepreneurs in the developing countries
  • Food & beverage companies
  • Health care professionals
  • Pharmaceutical companies, cosmetics companies, botanical products companies, and specialty chemical companies
  • K-12 science teachers and students
  • Public policy makers and local leaders
  • Land-use planners
  • Aspiring biologists, environmentalists and conservationists
  • Undergraduate research scholars
  • Eco-tourists and tourism industry.
  • The GIBEX network of field stations, bio-discovery sites, and laboratories bring scientists and students to important bio-discovery venues for conducting hands-on research and learning.