Think tank

Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon

Amazon Institute of People and the Enviroment ‒ IMAZON

Belém, Brazil

Imazon is a non-profit research institution whose mission is to promote sustainable development in the Amazon through studies, support for public policy formulation, broad dissemination of information and capacity building. The Institute carries out four activities: applied research on problems with natural resource use, professional capacity, contribution to public policies and broad dissemination of studies.

Contact details

Website:
https://imazon.org.br/en/

Address:
Travessa Dom Romualdo de Seixas, 1698. 11 andar. Umarizal. Belém-PA

Country:
Brazil

Sub-region:
South America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Brazil, Amazonia
Operating languages
Português

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Other
Year founded
1990
Age (years)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 31
Brazil average
 30
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Chis Uhl, Beto Veríssimo, Paulo Barreto, David MacGraph
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Ritaumaria Pereira
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Ritaumaria Pereira (PhD, Executive Director and Adjunct Researcher)
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 45
Brazil average
 26
Global average
 75
2020
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 37
% Female staff
2021
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 1%
Brazil average
 1%
Global average
 0%
2020
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 60%
% Female researchers
2021
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 63%
Brazil average
 16%
Global average
 15%
2020
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 63%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 30
Brazil average
 8
Global average
 33
2019
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 27

Social

Likes (2021)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 16,503
Brazil average
 60,852
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 15,561
Likes (2017)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 12,534
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 23,427
Brazil average
 29,871
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 17,476
Followers (2017)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 12,839
Subscribers (2021)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 542
Brazil average
 6,472
Global average
 5,251
Subscribers (2019)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 427
Instagram
Followers (2019)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 3,647
Brazil average
 26,214
Global average
 8,281
Followers (2019)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 4,777
Brazil average
 9,443
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 17/05/2021
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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