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Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS) 2002f
1591-6 Kwanyang-Dong, Dongan-Gu, Anyang-Si Kyounggi-Do 431-712, South Korea
tel:82-31 380 0114 fax:82-31 380 0473

Organizational Status: Independent institute, founded in 1978.

General Description: KRIHS is a nonprofit research organization established to: 1) formulate long-term national and regional development plans; 2) carry out studies to promote the efficient use and preservation of land resources; 3) conduct policy research focused on critical human settlement issues such as urban affairs, residential settlement, land use, the construction industry and infrastructure; 4) facilitate and promote private investment in infrastructure facilities; 5) systematically develop and manage a databank containing up-to-date information on national land resources; 6) provide training programs for human settlement management and planning professionals; and 7) exchange scholarly information with other professional organizations in and out of the country.

Annual Budget: USD 13 million (2000)

(As of December, 2002)

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