Think tank

Gobabeb Namib Research Institute

Gobabeb, Namibia

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
59 
Namibia average
 36
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Dr. Charles Koch
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Gillian Maggs-Kölling. Executive Director
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Gillian Maggs-Kölling. Executive Director
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Gillian Maggs-Kölling. Executive Director
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
 6
Namibia average
 10
Global average
 75
% Female staff
2021
Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
 1%
Namibia average
 0%
Global average
 0%

Social

Likes (2021)
Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
 3,007
Namibia average
 5,314
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
 2,722
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
 195
Namibia average
 8,852
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
 168
Subscribers (2021)
Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
 76
Namibia average
 38
Global average
 5,251
Subscribers (2019)
Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
 62

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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