INCT CENBAM (The Amazonian Biodiversity Studies Centre) was created in 2009 with the principle objective of consolidating outputs based on firm scientific knowledge that start with biodiversity studies and end with information, products and processes that are useful to specific users in the short, medium and long-term. It coordinates a network of Amazonian and extra-Amazonian institutions involved in biodiversity studies.

Research Program on Biodiversity (PPBio) Research Program on Biodiversity The Biodiversity Research Program was created in 2004 with the aims of furthering biodiversity studies in Brazil, decentralizing scientific production from already-developed academic centers, integrating research activities and disseminating results across a variety of purposes, including environmental management and education.

It is divided into three main components: Inventoriescollections and themes. There are several regional centres. Regional Centers. The program also has project partners in several countries. Partner Projects

Learn about RAPELD here!  

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Reunião Anual 2018

LogoEntre os dias 21 à 23 de novembro de 2018, estaremos realizando a nossa Reunião Anual - IV  Simpósio  CENBAM e PPBio Amazônia Ocidental, que será realizada no auditório da PPG-ATU-ECO do Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas   da Amazônia - INPA, em Manaus/AM.

Welcome to PPBio Western Amazonia


The PPBio promotes training courses for the employees of environmental agencies and other stakeholders in biodiversity research, as well as scientific exchange and collaboration between partners.
Check the program of events past and present here.

Foto: Flávia Pezzini


Access PPBio publications, and read, articles, 

teaching materials, popular articles, book, guides,
dissertations and theses - all produced by researchers
and students using thePPBio research protocols in their work.
There are over 100 articles, 13 guides, 14 popular articles and more...



PPBio International and RAPELD modules overseas

Did you know that PPBio also works in other parts of the world, not just Amazonia?

There are PPBio Australia and Argentina and RAPELD modules are being used in Liberia, Ecuador and the UK.

See more here.