The mission of Gobabeb is to be a catalyst for gathering, understanding and sharing knowledge about arid environments, especially the hyperarid Namib Desert. We are committed to skills development of emerging environmental specialists and decision-makers.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.gobabeb.org/

Address:
PO Box 953, Walvis Bay 13103, Namibia

Country:
Namibia

Sub-region:
Southern Africa

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Namib Area
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1962
Age (years)
Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
 61
Namibia average
 38
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Dr. Charles Koch
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Gillian Maggs-Kölling
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): Gillian Maggs-Kölling
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2021): Gillian Maggs-Kölling. Executive Director
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
 6
Namibia average
 10
Global average
 85
% Female staff
2021
Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
 67%
Namibia average
 31%
Global average
 48%

Social

Likes (2023)
Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
 4,300
Namibia average
 6,102
Global average
 27,107
Likes (2022)
Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
 4,156
Likes (2021)
Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
 3,007
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
 227
Namibia average
 9,984
Global average
 19,180
Followers (2021)
Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
 195
Followers (2019)
Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
 168
Subscribers (2023)
Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
 89
Namibia average
 47
Global average
 6,278
Subscribers (2022)
Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
 79
Subscribers (2021)
Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
 76

Data notes

Last updated: 08/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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