2,566Grants to

1,625(Sub)Species

Africa

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 712 grants constituting a total donation of $7,228,255 for species conservation projects based in Africa.

Conservation Case Studies in Africa

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 212526900) - Clanwilliam sandfish - Awarded $12,500 on September 29, 2021
29-09-2021 - Clanwilliam sandfish

Saving sandfish: Tracking the success of conservation translocations to save South Africa’s most threatened migratory freshwater fish

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202525119) - Mountain Bongo  - Awarded $10,000 on September 29, 2021
29-09-2021 - Mountain Bongo

Holding over 75% of the Critically endangered Mountain Bongo, the Aberdare Mountains; listed as tentative World Heritage Site by the UNESCO, an Important Bird and Key Biodiversity Area, a major water tower in Kenya is under serious destruction threat from adjacent local communities. The project will involve local communities in protection and monitoring of this critically species and its habitat in Aberdare.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 210526861) - African golden cat - Awarded $5,000 on September 29, 2021
29-09-2021 - African golden cat

To identify conservation initiatives for the African golden cat supported by the local communities.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202525581) - White-thighed Colobus - Awarded $15,000 on December 17, 2020
17-12-2020 - White-thighed Colobus

Local Community Actions to Safeguard Critically Endangered White-thighed Colobus Monkey at the Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202524745) - Daisy Stingray - Awarded $10,000 on September 23, 2020
23-09-2020 - Daisy Stingray

Mobilizing Stakeholder Support for the Conservation of Endangered Stingrays at Cape Three Point, Ghana.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202524705) - Salmia - Awarded $16,000 on September 23, 2020
23-09-2020 - Salmia

Salvia taraxacifolia, an endemic species of Atlas Mountain of Morocco, is assessed globally as endangered species. The population size of Salvia taraxacifolia is decreasing and the quality of its habitat is declining due to numerous threats. In collaboration with local communities, we will implement integrated in situ and ex situ conservation measures and strength local management practices, to contribute on the conservation of Salvia ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202524534) - Karomo tilapia - Awarded $10,325 on September 22, 2020
22-09-2020 - Karomo tilapia

Enhance environmental education and conservation actions towards critically endangered Karomo tilapia “Oreochromis karomo” in Malagarasi river, Tanzania.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202524276) - Agaria - Awarded $11,875 on September 22, 2020
22-09-2020 - Agaria

This project is aimed at promoting the survival of critically endangered Haplochromis Argenteus fish species in Lake Bisina and the surrounding wetlands in Eastern Uganda.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202523895) - Bowmouth Guitarfish  - Awarded $10,550 on April 19, 2020
19-04-2020 - Bowmouth Guitarfish

Rapid assessment of the immediate conservation requirements for critically endangered guitarfish in Southern Mozambique

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