Think tank

Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon

Amazon Institute of People and the Environment ‒ 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
 32
Brazil average
 29
Global average
 31
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
 40
Global average
 85
2020
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 37
% Female staff
2021
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 60%
Brazil average
 62%
Global average
 48%
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
 18%
Global average
 16%
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
 34
2019
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 27

Social

Likes (2022)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 16,503
Brazil average
 43,708
Global average
 32,612
Likes (2021)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 16,503
Likes (2019)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 15,561
Followers (2022)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 26,821
Brazil average
 22,884
Global average
 19,181
Followers (2021)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 23,427
Followers (2019)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 17,476
Subscribers (2022)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 590
Brazil average
 7,199
Global average
 5,590
Subscribers (2021)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 542
Subscribers (2019)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 427
Followers (2022)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 12,338
Brazil average
 6,619
Global average
 16,259
Followers (2019)
Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia – Imazon
 4,777

Data notes

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