The Red River Basin Organization (RRBO) is a non-profit body under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Viet Nam. The RRBO was established on April 9 2001 according to the Decision No. 39/2001 by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam. Dr. Pham Hong Giang, Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development is Chairman of the RRBO.
The Directory Board of the RRBO consists of 4 persons who lead 44 members of the RRBO.
The Secretariat of the RRBO is based at the Institute of Water Resources Planning (IWARP) at 162A Tran Quang Khai Street, Hanoi. Dr. To Trung Nghia - Director of IWARP is also Chief of the Secretariat.
Funds for operation of RRBO are provided from the State budget upon approval by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD). In 2004, total operation funds provided to the RRBO were 140 million VND, equivalent to approximately 8750 USD.