1,982Grants to

1,308(Sub)Species

Africa

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 545 grants constituting a total donation of $5,495,263 for species conservation projects based in Africa.

Conservation Case Studies in Africa

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511649) - Victoria tilapia - Awarded $10,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Victoria tilapia

Spatial Distribution and Population Status of Critically Endangered Victoria tilapia and Singidia tilapia in lakes Kayanja and Kayugi, Uganda This project will contribute to generating updated information about spatial distribution and population status of critically endangered Victoria tilapia and Singidia tilapia to help various stakeholders to undertake appropriate conservation actions needed to halt the extinction of these fishes.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511037) - White-backed Vulture - Awarded $20,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - White-backed Vulture

Monitoring Vulture Species in Botswana to Understand the Ecology, Cause of Decline, and Mitigate Conservation Threats

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511978) - Blue-eyed black lemur - Awarded $11,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Blue-eyed black lemur

Is reforestation an effective conservation strategy for the Blue-eyed Black Lemur (Eulemur flavifrons)?

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511596) - Southern woolly lemur - Awarded $5,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Southern woolly lemur

The use of plantations and forest corridors by the endangered southern woolly lemur: a strategy for their conservation

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511065) - Nigerian kola, Sigerekun (Yoruba) - Awarded $19,000 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Nigerian kola, Sigerekun (Yoruba)

This project is prioritising and protecting Nigeria’s most threatened trees. Red List assessments are identifying the species most at risk of extinction. Seed collecting expeditions are sourcing propagation material to set up conservation collections. Training was provided to NGOs and forest community groups, giving them the skills to protect Nigeria's threatened trees.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 15259235) - Water-starworts - Awarded $20,000 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Water-starworts

Red List Assessment and preparation of a global Action Plan for conservation of water-starworts (Callitriche)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511325) - Bizarre-nosed Chameleon  - Awarded $9,000 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Bizarre-nosed Chameleon

The focus of the project is encouraging conservation attention for Bizarre-nosed Chameleon and for its land-living. Identified as a marsh-dependent species, Calumma hafahafa might not a tropical forest interior species. The species concentration areas give the idea to be close to marshes surrounded by a ring of forests. Marshes actually drive changes in Bizarre-nosed Chameleon abundance. It is a result of habitat choice.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 150511119) - Green turtle - Awarded $5,000 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Green turtle

Community-Based Marine Turtle Conservation in Liberia Marine Turtle Conservation along the Liberian Bassa coastline was initiated in 2012. The progress of the project is encouraging as hunters and poachers living in communities surrounding the beaches are now protecting the species. Sea Turtle monitoring is active and on-going in Little Bassa, Duo, Samuel Brown Town, Sand Farm and Bassa Point Township -- stretching 22.7 kilometers.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152510748) - Sharpe's Longclaw - Awarded $8,765 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Sharpe's Longclaw

Sheep for longclaw: Integrating livestock farming with conservation of Sharpe's Longclaw in Kinangop

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