2,094Grants to

1,371(Sub)Species

Africa

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 574 grants constituting a total donation of $5,766,952 for species conservation projects based in Africa.

Conservation Case Studies in Africa

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192522705) - Table Mountain Ghost Frog - Awarded $13,000 on December 29, 2019
29-12-2019 - Table Mountain Ghost Frog

The Table Mountain Ghost frog is a unique, Critically Endangered amphibian endemic to just six streams on Table Mountain, South Africa. This project aims to collect quantitative baseline data on the life history, population size and habitat requirements of the species and to use these data to accurately identify and implement conservation interventions to ensure the survival of this amazing species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190522493) - Tana Delta smooth snake - Awarded $4,910 on December 29, 2019
29-12-2019 - Tana Delta smooth snake

In search of a long-lost Kenyan endemic snake: a case study of Tana Delta Smooth Snake Meizodon krameri Schätti, 1985

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192522779) - Cheetah - Awarded $11,546 on December 29, 2019
29-12-2019 - Cheetah

Supporting community conservation through promoting coexistence, capacity building, and strengthening livelihoods in the Western Kalahari of Botswana

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190521916) - Obô Land Snail - Awarded $4,950 on September 25, 2019
25-09-2019 - Obô Land Snail

Conservation of the threatened Obô giant land Snail Archachatina bicarinata and of the terrestrial malacological fauna of São Tomé Island, Central Africa

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520635) - Clanwilliam sandfish - Awarded $12,800 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - Clanwilliam sandfish

Saving sandfish: fish rescue and associated monitoring to help conserve one of South Africa’s most threatened and charismatic freshwater fish

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520870) - Du Toit's Torrent Frog - Awarded $9,000 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - Du Toit's Torrent Frog

Petropedetes dutoiti is Critically Endangered, known from its type locality on the Kooitobos River in the northeast of Mount Elgon in Kenya; and a site along the Suam River dividing Kenya and Uganda at a base of Mount Elgon. Repeated surveys in and around the type locality have not been successful. This will be an extended survey to further determine the species current status.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520218) - Pancake Tortoise - Awarded $10,000 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - Pancake Tortoise

Population Genetics and Population Status of the Pancake Tortoise (Malacochersus tornieri) in Eastern Africa

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192519761) - Barber's Cape Flats Ranger	 - Awarded $10,298 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - 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. 190510258) - Giant tri-coloured African millipede - Awarded $4,932 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - Giant tri-coloured African millipede

Assessment of distribution and conservation of the giant African millipede Pelmatojulus tectus re-discovered after 120 years in Littoral forest, Cameroon

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