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. 150511342) - Greater big-footed mouse - Awarded $5,000 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Greater big-footed mouse

Updating the conservation strategy of the greater big-footed mouse in the dry forest of Ankarafantsika National Park, Madagascar

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152510796) - Sanje Mangabey - Awarded $12,000 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Sanje Mangabey

Population Viability of the Endangered Sanje Mangabey in the Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 150510729) - Irangi puddle frog - Awarded $4,886 on April 22, 2015
22-04-2015 - Irangi puddle frog

Community based conservation of the Irangi Puddle Frog is part of the Mystery Amphibian Rescue and Conservation: The Rebirth of Irangi and Sagalla frogs in Kenya which is an innovative species conservation project by Gold Kenya. Phrynobatrachus irangi is an endangered species threatened to habitat loss and this project address its conservation in a model that has emerged as an outright success story.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152510741) - African Zebrawood - Awarded $15,000 on April 22, 2015
22-04-2015 - African Zebrawood

Save Microberlinia bisulcata Efforts to save Microberlinia bisulcata a CR and endemic species of Mt Cameroon has failed because of ignorance of its conservation, the lack of resources for effective monitoring and the absence of a legal restriction on the logging of the species. We will thus address this through sensitization, empowerment of local authorities to protect it and a circular to restrict logging of the species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 150510577) - Taita Apalis - Awarded $2,088 on April 22, 2015
22-04-2015 - Taita Apalis

EXPANDING HABITATS FOR TWO ENDEMIC AND CRITICALLY ENDANGERED BIRDS IN NGANGAO FOREST,TAITA HILLS, KENYA. Taita Apalis and Taita Thrush are critically endangered birds endemic to Taita Hills and are both threatened with extinction. It is race against time as their habitats continue to be lost. In this work we struggle to expand their habitats to safe them from possible extinction.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152510653) - West African chimpanzee - Awarded $12,000 on April 22, 2015
22-04-2015 - West African chimpanzee

Seeking people-primate coexistence: endangered primate responses to anthropogenic activities and land transformation in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14259801) - Pancake tortoise - Awarded $12,000 on December 29, 2014
29-12-2014 - Pancake tortoise

Range-wide population status, genetics, and conservation of the pancake tortoise (Malacochersus tornieri) in east Africa

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 142510146) - Chambo Fish - Awarded $12,000 on December 28, 2014
28-12-2014 - Chambo Fish

RIPPLE Africa's Fish Conservation Project helps local communities in the Nkhata Bay District of northern Malawi to preserve and increase stocks of the endangered cichlid, Oreochromis lidole (Chambo Fish) in Lake Malawi. Fish Conservation Committees made up of local people educate fishermen, issue local fishing permits, monitor the size and mesh sizes of of nets and enforce a closed breeding season.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 140510086) - Loveridge Sunbird - Awarded $4,990 on December 28, 2014
28-12-2014 - Loveridge Sunbird

Conserving loveridges Sunbird's habitat in Uluguru Nature Reserve for enhancing loveridges sunbird's management and protection. According to IUCN Red list as of 2010, the above specie is considered to be Endangered where one of the contributing factor is degradation of its habitat in Uluguru Nature Reserve. The project supported by MBZ has succeeded to increase participatory conservation by adjacent villages in Kibogwa ward.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 142510056) - White-backed Vulture - Awarded $10,000 on December 28, 2014
28-12-2014 - White-backed Vulture

Extent and socio-ecological correlates of illegal poisoning in Namibia - Implications for targeted conservation actions for the White-backed vulture

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