Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research

The Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), has its headquarters in Beijing, China. As the largest geographic research institute in the world with long history in China, IGSNRR has always been one of the vital and active think-tanks and academic institutions to various governments in China and international organisations in geo-science and applied research, making major contributions in the rational use of natural resources; ecological and environmental protection; comprehensive land consolidation; urban-rural linkages, sustainable urban and regional development; as well as resource and environmental information systems.

IGSNRR is founding partner of RUAF, bringing experiences on urban planning and coordinating the RUAF China Office. RUAF and IGSNRR have collaborated for over 15 years in various programmes.

Contact: Cai Jianming, E-mail: caijm@igsnrr.ac.cn
Website: http://english.igsnrr.cas.cn/

Cai Jianming