2,742Grants to

1,709(Sub)Species

Africa

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 775 grants constituting a total donation of $7,813,462 for species conservation projects based in Africa.

Conservation Case Studies in Africa

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 242533421) - Giant leafless Vanilla - Awarded $19,000 on May 09, 2024
09-05-2024 - Giant leafless Vanilla

Conservation and reproductive biology of the giant leafless Vanilla atsinananensis, endemic to the highly threatened eastern lowland forests of Madagascar

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 232531121) - Gambles's relic - Awarded $7,000 on May 03, 2023
03-05-2023 - Gambles's relic

Seeking a lost damselfly: Conservation of the mysterious Obudu Relic (Pentaphlebia gamblesi) in Nigeria’s southern montane forest streams. This project aims to provide information and raise awareness on the current state of the critically endangered relic damselfly, Pentaphlebia gamblesi, and other threatened damselflies of the Obudu Plateau of Nigeria through surveys, community engagement and awareness creation.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 232530706) - Papyrus Wisp - Awarded $10,000 on May 03, 2023
03-05-2023 - Papyrus Wisp

This project will establish scientific baseline and capacity for effective conservation management of threatened freshwater fauna in Akagera NP, Rwanda. We will survey different taxa and establish monitoring schemes for globaly threatened species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 230531036) - Senegalia venosa - Awarded $5,000 on April 27, 2023
27-04-2023 - Senegalia venosa

In-situ Conservation of endangered Acacia Venosa in Hirmi Dryland areas of Northern Ethiopia

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 232531277) - Morris’s bat - Awarded $10,000 on April 27, 2023
27-04-2023 - Morris’s bat

Morris’s bat is an endemic species to Ethiopia. Morris’s bats significantly contribute to pest control, dispersing seeds and plant pollinations. Despite its ecological services, majority of the local communities poorly understood the contribution of the species. Results reveal that more than 75% of the respondents have little knowledge about the ecological services of Morris’s bat, including pollination, seed dispersal, natural fertilizers, ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 232526282) - Giant ground pangolin - Awarded $9,755 on April 27, 2023
27-04-2023 - Giant ground pangolin

Community Rangers Project: Enhancing Community Field Assistants' Capacity for Long-term Collaborative Conservation Management of Pangolins in Deng-Deng National Park, Cameroon.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 220530600) - Lukea quentinii - Awarded $5,000 on December 20, 2022
20-12-2022 - Lukea quentinii

Harnessing botanical expertise in East Africa to complete conservation assessments for the region's endemic flora

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