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. 222530530) - Manyara Tilapia - Awarded $7,500 on December 20, 2022
20-12-2022 - Manyara Tilapia

Towards Biodiversity “No Net Loss”; Conservation of endangered Manyara Tilapia (Oreochromis amphimelas) and its ecological habitat in Lake Manyara, Tanzania

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222530365) - Squeaker catfish - Awarded $7,000 on December 20, 2022
20-12-2022 - Squeaker catfish

The project's primary goal is to conserve the Critically Endangered Squeaker catfish (Synodontis macrophthalmus) in Ghana's Volta Lake. It gathers vital data on population, distribution, threats, and habitat to support conservation efforts. By focusing on habitat protection and raising awareness among fishing communities, the project also aims to contribute to the recovery of the Synodontis macrophthalmus population.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222530186) - Nile lechwe  - Awarded $10,000 on December 20, 2022
20-12-2022 - Nile lechwe

Saving the endangered Nile lechwe (Kobus megaceros) in Gambella, Ethiopia through community-based conservation

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222526037) - Red-bellied monkey - Awarded $11,000 on December 20, 2022
20-12-2022 - Red-bellied monkey

The population, behavioral-ecology, and conservation of threatened primate species in Southern Benin.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222529461) - Nguru Spiny Pygmy Chameleon  - Awarded $8,300 on September 22, 2022
22-09-2022 - Nguru Spiny Pygmy Chameleon

Befriending the Critically Endangered Nguru Spiny Pygmy Chameleon (Rhampholeon acuminatus): Assessing the Abundance, Distribution and Threats to its Conservation

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222529400) - Western Leopard Toad  - Awarded $19,140 on September 21, 2022
21-09-2022 - Western Leopard Toad

Western Leopard Toad Underpass Project - Installation of concrete culvert tunnels under roads that bisect amphibian habitat, to assist toads in safely crossing the road during breeding season when they migrate to breeding ponds.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222529625) - White-thighed Colobus - Awarded $9,950 on September 21, 2022
21-09-2022 - White-thighed Colobus

Saving the critically endangered white-thighed Colobus (Colobus vellerosus) with community-based actions in Kikélé Forest (Benin)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222528978) - aloe - Awarded $17,000 on April 29, 2022
29-04-2022 - aloe

In-situ assessment of the current status of endemic Aloe species of Tanzania

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222528065) - Dades trout - Awarded $9,000 on April 29, 2022
29-04-2022 - Dades trout

Initiating the recovery of the relict endangered Dades trout in the southern slope of the Moroccan Atlas range

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