Indonesian MAB (Man and the Biosphere) Program National Committee, LIPI is a focal point for the implementation of the programs and missions of MAB-UNESCO in Indonesia.

The MAB Programs hold the mission of ensuring a harmonious, balanced relationship between human and their natural environment. MAB Program is chiefly developed to improve the quality of relationship between human beings and their environment on the basis of science and technology.

The main priority of MAB program is to emphasize the implementation of Biosphere Reserve concept for achieving sustainable development.