1,982Grants to

1,308(Sub)Species

Africa

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 545 grants constituting a total donation of $5,495,263 for species conservation projects based in Africa.

Conservation Case Studies in Africa

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. 182519816) - Welwitschia - Awarded $13,000 on December 20, 2018
20-12-2018 - Welwitschia

Filling the gap of knowledge for a science-based assessment of the conservation status for an iconic species (i.e. Welwitschia mirabilis).

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182519216) - African Violet - Awarded $8,500 on December 20, 2018
20-12-2018 - African Violet

Conservation of a critically endangered African violet through the management of its pollinator diversity in Taita Hills, Kenya

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182513438) - Brown capped Russula - Awarded $6,000 on October 02, 2018
02-10-2018 - Brown capped Russula

This project aims to conserve in long-term some wild fungi species endangered in Benin (West Africa)

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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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