The first Annual Activity Report of the National Institute for Science and Technology in Biodiversity and Land Use in Amazonia covers its first year of operation (02 April 2009 to 02 April 2010).

The present INCT is coordinated by the Museu Paraense Emilío Goeldi (MPEG, hereafter termed INCT-MPEG). The INCT-MPEG represents a coordinated multi-disciplinary research agenda, supported by a strong network of national and international partners, and driven by a common goal of developing a new sustainable development paradigm for the Amazon region.