1,869Grants to

1,236(Sub)Species

Africa

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 512 grants constituting a total donation of $5,188,363 for species conservation projects based in Africa.

Conservation Case Studies in Africa

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515042) - Victotria Tilapia - Awarded $8,500 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Victotria Tilapia

Victoria tilapia (Oreochromis variabilis), cichlid fish species endemic to lakes Victoria and Kyoga is critically endangered; therefore it’s at risk of being extinct in the wild. This project will contribute to reviving the populations of critically endangered Victoria tilapia in Lake Nawampasa through working with fishing communities to address threats to this fish species and its habitats.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172514910) - Giant Thicket Rat - Awarded $6,000 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Giant Thicket Rat

The Giant thicket rat is endemic to Mt. Kenya ecosystem. The species is assessed as Endangered (EN) because its extent of occurrence (EOO) is approximately 1,913 km², all individuals are in a single location, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its forest habitat. The Mt. Kenya ecosystem is an Important Bird Area (IBA) & UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515574) - White ebony - Awarded $24,051 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - White ebony

Restoring a Mauritian offshore island ecosystem by reintroducing threatened endemic plants; ecology and conservation of the Critically Endangered Diospyros egrettarum

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170515323) - Giant ground pangolin - Awarded $4,845 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Giant ground pangolin

Distribution, density, hunting practices, trade dynamics and understanding threats associated with pangolins in Mbam and Djerem national park centre,Cameroon

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170515480) - White-thighed colobus - Awarded $4,996 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - White-thighed colobus

Behavioral ecology of the last remaining mixed-species group of the white-thighed colobus (Colobus velelrosus) and the mona monkey (Cercopithecus mona) in Kikélé Sacred Forest and community development through bee-keeping and reforestation program

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162514610) - Sclavo's Cycad - Awarded $7,000 on December 19, 2016
19-12-2016 - Sclavo's Cycad

Population Ecology, Pollen Limitation and Community Education to Save a Critically Endangered Cycad Encephalartos sclavoi in West Usambara Forests, Tanzania

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513841) - Jipe tilapia - Awarded $12,100 on December 19, 2016
19-12-2016 - Jipe tilapia

Helping Jipe Communities to Protect Critically Endangered Jipe Tilapia Oreochromis jipe and Ecosystem in Lake Jipe Tanzania

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