Think tank

Wetlands International

Wageningen, Netherlands

Wetlands International is a global not-for-profit organisation that is deeply concerned about the loss and deterioration of wetlands such as lakes, marshes and rivers. Its research and advocacy enables action to restore, safeguard and sustainably use Wetlands. Wetlands International's four main strategies are: 1. Mobilising expertise and knowledge 2. Conserving important Wetlands 3. Empowering communities to take action 4. Advocacy. It works through a network of twenty offices, numerous partners and experts to achieve its goals. Most of its work is financed on a project basis by governments and private donors. It is also supported by government and NGO membership.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.wetlands.org/

Address:
P.O. Box 471, 6700 AL Wageningen, The Netherlands

Country:
Netherlands

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global, Europe, Asia, Africa, South America
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1937
Age (years)
Wetlands International
84 
Netherlands average
 36
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Jane Magwick
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Wetlands International
 150
Netherlands average
 58
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Wetlands International
51% 
Netherlands average
42% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Wetlands International
 11%
Netherlands average
35% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Wetlands International
 11,397
Netherlands average
 10,207
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Wetlands International
 10,000
Netherlands average
 13,236
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
Wetlands International
 1,340
Netherlands average
 4,383
Global average
 5,924
Followers (2019)
Wetlands International
 1,372
Netherlands average
 21,922
Global average
 8,194
Followers (2019)
Wetlands International
 6,682
Netherlands average
 6,417
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 29/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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