2,094Grants to

1,371(Sub)Species

Africa

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 574 grants constituting a total donation of $5,766,952 for species conservation projects based in Africa.

Conservation Case Studies in Africa

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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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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