2,274Grants to

1,458(Sub)Species

Africa

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 623 grants constituting a total donation of $6,326,090 for species conservation projects based in Africa.

Conservation Case Studies in Africa

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192522631) - Chambo - Awarded $12,500 on December 29, 2019
29-12-2019 - Chambo

Fish for Tomorrow in Lake Malawi - extension of Ripple Africa's community led fish conservation project into Salima District. This will enable us to introduce the project into one of Malawi’s largest breeding areas for the critically endangered Oreochromis lidole. Local fishing communities are empowered to protect breeding areas, confiscate illegal fishing gear and enforce a closed season for gill net use.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192522705) - Table Mountain Ghost Frog - Awarded $13,000 on December 29, 2019
29-12-2019 - Table Mountain Ghost Frog

The Table Mountain Ghost frog is a unique, Critically Endangered amphibian endemic to just six streams on Table Mountain, South Africa. This project aims to collect quantitative baseline data on the life history, population size and habitat requirements of the species and to use these data to accurately identify and implement conservation interventions to ensure the survival of this amazing species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190522493) - Tana Delta smooth snake - Awarded $4,910 on December 29, 2019
29-12-2019 - Tana Delta smooth snake

In search of a long-lost Kenyan endemic snake: a case study of Tana Delta Smooth Snake Meizodon krameri Schätti, 1985

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192522915) - Udzungwa Red Colobus - Awarded $7,000 on December 29, 2019
29-12-2019 - Udzungwa Red Colobus

Participatory conservation trainings with schools and community stakeholders to protect endangered Udzungwa red colobus in the Udzungwa Mountains of Tanzania

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192522461) - Mittermeier's Sportive Lemur - Awarded $12,500 on December 29, 2019
29-12-2019 - Mittermeier's Sportive Lemur

Conservation of Lepilemur mittermeieri (EN) and its habitat in the Ampasindava Peninsula-Ambanja District, north-west of Madagascar.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192522779) - Cheetah - Awarded $11,546 on December 29, 2019
29-12-2019 - Cheetah

Supporting community conservation through promoting coexistence, capacity building, and strengthening livelihoods in the Western Kalahari of Botswana

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521893) - Pachystyla bicolor - Awarded $5,979 on September 25, 2019
25-09-2019 - Pachystyla bicolor

Our project targeted one of the most endangered snail species in Mauritius, the Pachystyla bicolor. From four individuals, we captive bred more than 300 individuals to create a captive colony and individuals for release. We designed a predator proof fence to exclude all the snails' predators in their natural environment and released 50 adults, which are surviving and growing.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190521916) - Obô Land Snail - Awarded $4,950 on September 25, 2019
25-09-2019 - Obô Land Snail

Conservation of the threatened Obô giant land Snail Archachatina bicarinata and of the terrestrial malacological fauna of São Tomé Island, Central Africa

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