Developing Country (DC) Economies by Classification
Some IBS regions are classified as Developing Countries (DC) as defined by The World Bank economies with lower income. To see which counties fall into this category, download the complete listing as defined by The World Bank.

Developing Countries as defined by the World Bank





IBS Networks
The Channel Network
The Channel Network, established in 2005, is comprise of the English, French, Belgian and Dutch Regions of the IBS. The goal of the Channel Network is to promote collaboration between the IBS regions in the network. As a way of achieving this goal the Channel Network organizes a multi-region conference every two years.

The (Sub-Sahara African Network) SUSAN, is a network of national biometric groups of the Sub-Saharan Africa countries who are members of the International Biometric Society. The network promotes the advancement of life sciences through development, application and dissemination of effective mathematical and statistical methods to its members and collaborating partners. This includes applications in agriculture, medical and health research, infectious diseases, environment and ecology, climate, and other applied sciences such as the areas of statistical genetics and bioinformatics.

The Central European Network
Established in 2008, the Central European Network’s main purpose is the scientific exchange of information and the strengthening of biometry in Central Europe and around the Alps.  The initial members of the Network include the Austrian Swiss Region, The German Region and the Polish Region. Joint conferences are held in turn in each region every 3 or 4 years. The Network is open to including additional regions from Central Europe.

The East Asian Network
The East Asian Network’s main purpose is the scientific exchange of information and the strengthening of biometry in East Asia and the surrounding regions. Participating countries include China, India, Japan, Korea, Pakistan and Singapore. Click here to view the East Asian Regional Network Foundational Document..