2,041Grants to

1,341(Sub)Species

Africa

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 558 grants constituting a total donation of $5,613,612 for species conservation projects based in Africa.

Conservation Case Studies in Africa

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515463) - Baer's Wood Mouse  - Awarded $9,000 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Baer's Wood Mouse

Status and Conservation of the Endangered Baer’s Wood Mouse (Hylomyscus baeri) in Ghana.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515519) - Pepperbark Tree - Awarded $10,000 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Pepperbark Tree

The Pepper-bark tree is Extinct in the Wild in Zimbabwe, largely due to habitat loss and over-collection for herbal medicine, however is still survives in a small number of private gardens. The Global Trees Campaign (GTC) will reintroduce this important medicinal tree back into Zimbabwe and facilitate its cultivation in home gardens to generate sustainable incomes.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515517) - Psychotria silhouettae - Awarded $10,000 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Psychotria silhouettae

Addressing knowledge gaps on the distribution and population status for three Critically Endangered species restricted to Silhouette Island (Seychelles).

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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. 172515128) - Thomasset's rock frog - Awarded $24,510 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Thomasset's rock frog

Developing a conservation strategy for sooglossid frogs: assessment, monitoring, and building capacity to mainstream long-term action.

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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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