1,558Grants to

1,062(Sub)Species

Africa

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 426 grants constituting a total donation of $4,388,460 for species conservation projects based in Africa.

Conservation Case Studies in Africa

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513841) - Jipe tilapia - Awarded $12,100 on December 19, 2016
19-12-2016 - Jipe tilapia

Helping Jipe Communities to Protect Critically Endangered Jipe Tilapia Oreochromis jipe and Ecosystem in Lake Jipe Tanzania

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 160513519) - Malagasy rainbow frog - Awarded $2,500 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Malagasy rainbow frog

Contribution to the integration of the Malagasy rainbow frog (Scaphiophryne gottlebei) in the Isalo National Park conservation target, Madagascar

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162512808) - African penguin - Awarded $11,300 on April 21, 2016
21-04-2016 - African penguin

Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds Burghers Walk African Penguin Project

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 160512492) - Tahina palm - Awarded $5,000 on April 20, 2016
20-04-2016 - Tahina palm

Conservation of the Critically Endangered palm Tahina spectabilis in Madagascar. A decade ago, an extraordinary monotypic palm was discovered in a remote location in Madagascar. With only a tiny known population, in a threatened habitat, and a reproductive strategy where the palm dies after flowering, this species urgently needed conservation action to protect it....

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 150511766) - Esalle - Awarded $3,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Esalle

Conservation of threatened frogs through habitat restoration in the Muanenguba landscape, Cameroon This mountain is rich in bird’s species, reptiles, mammals and amphibians. Amphibians are threatened by hunting, deforestation, pollution, slash and burn. Amphibians hunted particularly long-fingered frog (Cardioglossa manengouba) endemic in the area for protein. It can be found at water sources as well as farmlands.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511649) - Victoria tilapia - Awarded $10,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Victoria tilapia

Spatial Distribution and Population Status of Critically Endangered Victoria tilapia and Singidia tilapia in lakes Kayanja and Kayugi, Uganda This project will contribute to generating updated information about spatial distribution and population status of critically endangered Victoria tilapia and Singidia tilapia to help various stakeholders to undertake appropriate conservation actions needed to halt the extinction of these fishes.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511037) - White-backed Vulture - Awarded $20,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - White-backed Vulture

Monitoring Vulture Species in Botswana to Understand the Ecology, Cause of Decline, and Mitigate Conservation Threats

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511978) - Blue-eyed black lemur - Awarded $11,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Blue-eyed black lemur

Is reforestation an effective conservation strategy for the Blue-eyed Black Lemur (Eulemur flavifrons)?

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