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. 182518735) - Preuss's red colobus - Awarded $7,500 on September 29, 2018
29-09-2018 - Preuss's red colobus

Protecting Preuss’s red colobus (Piliocolobus preussi): An integrative conservation strategy through education, ethnographic, and ecological research.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518962) - Bioko Red Colobus - Awarded $5,000 on September 29, 2018
29-09-2018 - Bioko Red Colobus

Increasing survey areas in the remote Gran Caldera Scientific Reserve in search of the endangered Bioko Red Colobus

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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. 182517936) - Mathez's Water-starwort - Awarded $12,500 on May 02, 2018
02-05-2018 - Mathez's Water-starwort

The project wass designed to survey and assessment the conservation condition of Mathez's Water-starwort (Callitriche mathezii)

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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. 180518076) - Beautiful Forest Toad - Awarded $2,500 on May 02, 2018
02-05-2018 - Beautiful Forest Toad

With only a handful of sightings, the aptly named Beautiful Forest Toad is as elusive as it is stunning. It's known range is restricted to a very small patch of forest, which has not been properly surveyed by herpetologists in the last decade. To assess its conservation status, we aim to seek it out, on the top of one of Tanzania's Eastern Arc Mountains.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180518200) - Pronk's day gecko - Awarded $4,500 on May 01, 2018
01-05-2018 - Pronk's day gecko

Collecting new information and promoting conservation of Pronk's day gecko within Mangabe-Ranomena-Sahasarotra protected area

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172517373) - Sharpe's Longclaw - Awarded $11,500 on May 01, 2018
01-05-2018 - Sharpe's Longclaw

Our project is designed to integrating traditional livestock farming with emerging technology for the conservation of highland biodiversity in Kinangop by working with farmers to strengthen sheep flocks. With successful sheep farming is profitable, farmers will not convert pastureland into cropland thereby retaining the natural habitat for Sharpe’s Longclaw. The project also empower local youth to take part in the Conservation of Biodiversity.

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