Think tank

Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia

Amazon Environmental Research Institute ‒ IPAM

Brasilia, Brazil

The Amazon Environmental Research Institute is a scientific, non-governmental, non- partisan and non-profit organization that has worked for the sustainable development of the Amazon since 1995. Our purpose is to consolidate the Amazonian tropical development model by 2035, by producing knowledge, implementing local initiatives and directing public policies, in a way that influences economic development, social equality, and environmental preservation. Our mission is to promote science, education, and innovation for an environmentally sound, economically prosperous, and socially just Amazon. We work in three main axes: low carbon farming in the Amazon, with zero deforestation and increased production; protected natural territories, to improve conservation and governance in the Amazon protected areas and indigenous lands; and sustainable family production, to create healthy food, quality of life and forest preservation.

Contact details

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

Address:
SCLN 211, Bloco B, Sala 201, Bairro Asa Norte, CEP 70863-520, Brasilia, Brazil

Country:
Brazil

Sub-region:
South America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Brazilian Amazon and Cerrado biomes.
Operating languages
Portuguese

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1995
Age (years)
Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
 27
Brazil average
 32
Global average
 33
Founded by
Founders: Dr. Paulo Moutinho, Dr. Daniel Nepstad, Dr. David McGrath
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2020): André Guimarães
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): André Guimarães
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): André Guimarães (Executive Director)
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
 70
Brazil average
 385
Global average
 139
2017
Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
 83
% Female staff
2019
Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
37% 
Brazil average
56% 
Global average
42% 
2017
Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
53% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
 23
Brazil average
 2,936
Global average
 249
Financials
2018
Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
 $5,000,000
Brazil average
 $44,593,003
Global average
 $91,462,454

Social

Likes (2019)
Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
 21,682
Brazil average
 57,890
Global average
 27,922
Likes (2017)
Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
 18,265
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
 28,858
Brazil average
 14,038
Global average
 16,331
Followers (2017)
Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
 21,283
Subscribers (2019)
Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
 715
Brazil average
 3,284
Global average
 6,574
Subscribers (2017)
Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
 203
Followers (2019)
Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
 9,430
Brazil average
 29,734
Global average
 9,121
Followers (2019)
Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
 214
Brazil average
 10,826
Global average
 6,899

Data notes

Last updated: 29/05/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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