2,453Grants to

1,550(Sub)Species

Africa

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 681 grants constituting a total donation of $6,893,571 for species conservation projects based in Africa.

Conservation Case Studies in Africa

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222528065) - Dades trout - Awarded $9,000 on April 29, 2022
29-04-2022 - Dades trout

Initiating the recovery of the relict endangered Dades trout in the southern slope of the Moroccan Atlas range

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 212525091) - Dung Beetles - Awarded $11,000 on December 19, 2021
19-12-2021 - Dung Beetles

Characterizing the structure and composition of dung beetle communities in a Kenyan savanna

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 212528222) - Mountain nyala - Awarded $13,000 on December 19, 2021
19-12-2021 - Mountain nyala

Protection of the endangered Mountain Nyala in Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 212526900) - Clanwilliam sandfish - Awarded $12,500 on September 29, 2021
29-09-2021 - Clanwilliam sandfish

Saving sandfish: Tracking the success of conservation translocations to save South Africa’s most threatened migratory freshwater fish

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202525119) - Mountain Bongo  - Awarded $10,000 on September 29, 2021
29-09-2021 - Mountain Bongo

Holding over 75% of the Critically endangered Mountain Bongo, the Aberdare Mountains; listed as tentative World Heritage Site by the UNESCO, an Important Bird and Key Biodiversity Area, a major water tower in Kenya is under serious destruction threat from adjacent local communities. The project will involve local communities in protection and monitoring of this critically species and its habitat in Aberdare.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 210526854) - African Golden Cat - Awarded $4,750 on September 29, 2021
29-09-2021 - African Golden Cat

The African golden cats are listed as vulnerable species by the IUCN redlist. Kenya is among the East African countries where AGC has been reported but with limited evidence documented recent roadkill around Kieni forest and skins recovered in 1946 around Mau forest. There's is inadequate information on status, distribution and population hence limiting approaches to protect and conserve the species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202525581) - White-thighed Colobus - Awarded $15,000 on December 17, 2020
17-12-2020 - White-thighed Colobus

Local Community Actions to Safeguard Critically Endangered White-thighed Colobus Monkey at the Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202524745) - Daisy Stingray - Awarded $10,000 on September 23, 2020
23-09-2020 - Daisy Stingray

Mobilizing Stakeholder Support for the Conservation of Endangered Stingrays at Cape Three Point, Ghana.

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