1,801Grants to

1,202(Sub)Species

Africa

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 512 grants constituting a total donation of $5,179,363 for species conservation projects based in Africa.

Conservation Case Studies in Africa

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180519008) - Gabal Elba Dragon Tree - Awarded $4,980 on October 02, 2018
02-10-2018 - Gabal Elba Dragon Tree

Dracaena ombet is a globally endangered tree species. In Ethiopia, it is only sparsely found in the degraded Desa’a forest. To date, no data on the tree in Ethiopia. Therefore, this project will assess the tree’s current conservation status through collecting data from field and stakeholders. Collected data will then be scientifically analysed to prepare its future conservation actions, predict suitable habitats; and train stakeholders.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180518743) - Giant ground pangolin  - Awarded $4,500 on September 29, 2018
29-09-2018 - Giant ground pangolin

Ecological features of Pangolin population and traffic routes are essential information for successful conservation programs, but these data are still lacking for many pangolins species in Cameroon and hindering conservation efforts. This study will gather information on seasonal variation in habitat and food preferences of three Pangolins species of an ecotone in Center Cameroon with as focus on Giant ground Pangolin given an adequate habitat ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182514153) - Elim Conebush - Awarded $16,000 on May 02, 2018
02-05-2018 - Elim Conebush

Safeguarding keystone fauna and flora and expanding a conservation corridor between the Walker Bay Fynbos Conservancy and the Agulhas Plain, South Africa

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180518182) - Ocyale ghost  - Awarded $2,000 on May 02, 2018
02-05-2018 - Ocyale ghost

Chasing ghosts: Population modelling of Ocyale ghost [Lycosidae], a recently discovered wolf spider from North- Western Madagascar

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518261) - giant pangolin. - Awarded $6,000 on May 01, 2018
01-05-2018 - giant pangolin.

In Cote d’Ivoire, the giant pangolin may now only be found in Taï National Park. This species faces a very high risk of extinction from local bushmeat hunting and poaching for illegal international trade, in addition to historic habitat loss. We will establish a critical baseline of behavioural ecology and ethnological knowledge as the foundation of a national giant pangolin management plan.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180517814) - Giant pangolin - Awarded $2,700 on May 01, 2018
01-05-2018 - Giant pangolin

Market survey and population characteristics of three species of pangolins (Pholidota) in the villages situated in close proximity to the Odzala-Kokoua National Park, Republic of Congo

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182513380) - Upper Guinea Red Colobus - Awarded $12,500 on May 01, 2018
01-05-2018 - Upper Guinea Red Colobus

Saving Africa’s most threatened primate group from extinction: the Red Colobus Conservation Action Plan (ReCAP)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172517187) - Barber's Cape Flats Ranger - Awarded $10,000 on December 19, 2017
19-12-2017 - Barber's Cape Flats Ranger

Securing the Future of Barber's Cape Flats Ranger and the False Bay Unique Ranger - A Butterfly Conservation Project.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516007) - River pipefish - Awarded $10,704 on December 19, 2017
19-12-2017 - River pipefish

A multidisciplinary conservation initiative to save South Africa's critically endangered estuarine pipefish Syngnathus watermeyeri from imminent extinction

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