The National Institute for Research in Glaciers and Mountain Ecosystems - INAIGEM , is the specialized technical agency assigned to the Ministry of the Environment, endorsed by Law No. 30286, whose purpose is to promote and expand scientific and technological research in the field of glaciers and Mountain ecosystems, promoting their sustainable management for the benefit of populations living or benefiting from these ecosystems.

INAIGEM is the highest national authority in scientific research on glaciers and mountain ecosystems. Its main headquarters is located in the city of Huaraz and its scope of intervention are the glacial areas and mountain ecosystems at national level.

Juan Bautista 887, Huaraz, Peru
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Geographic coverage
Date approved
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 16:30