2,742Grants to

1,709(Sub)Species

Asia

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 920 grants constituting a total donation of $7,934,378 for species conservation projects based in Asia.

Conservation Case Studies in Asia

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 220530426) - Mouterde's knapweed - Awarded $4,960 on December 20, 2022
20-12-2022 - Mouterde's knapweed

Conservation of the globally endangered Centaurea mouterdei Wagenitz in Chouf District, Mount Lebanon.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 220530454) - White tomiris butterfly - Awarded $3,000 on December 20, 2022
20-12-2022 - White tomiris butterfly

Conservation and restoration of the population of endangered species butterfly (Euchloe tomiris) in Tajikistan

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 220530279) - Sulawesi forest turtle - Awarded $5,000 on December 20, 2022
20-12-2022 - Sulawesi forest turtle

In search of Leucocephalon yuwonoi and Indotestudo forstenii: mapping the distribution, documenting the habitat destruction, and enhancing the locals' protection.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222530616) - Sunda Pangolin - Awarded $9,000 on December 20, 2022
20-12-2022 - Sunda Pangolin

Using Community Based Social Marketing (CBSM) to reduce pangolin poaching activity in West Kalimantan, Indonesia

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222530290) - Asian elephant - Awarded $10,000 on December 20, 2022
20-12-2022 - Asian elephant

This project utilizes AI cameras and thermal drones to establish an early warning system for human-elephant conflict mitigation, benefiting farmers by alerting them to nearby elephants, and ecotourism operators by guiding tourists to designated elephant viewing areas. We therefore aim to address human-elephant conflicts, promote sustainable tourism, support local livelihoods and conserve/build local values for elephants.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222529371) - Dung beetles - Awarded $8,000 on September 22, 2022
22-09-2022 - Dung beetles

Community composition of dung beetles, with rare and endangered species in forest fragments of tropical karst ecosystems in Vietnam

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222529768) - Tamaraw - Awarded $10,000 on September 21, 2022
21-09-2022 - Tamaraw

Completing the island-wide survey and developing monitoring techniques for the critically endangered tamaraw in the island of Mindoro, Philippines

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 220529591) - Chinese pangolin - Awarded $4,950 on September 21, 2022
21-09-2022 - Chinese pangolin

Breaching the barrier of Pangolin conservation through research, education and community conservation programs in central Nepal

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 220529630) - Indian Pangolin - Awarded $5,000 on September 21, 2022
21-09-2022 - Indian Pangolin

Capacity building for enhancing Indian Pangolin conservation efforts in the Eastern Ghats. The project aims at developing a long-term conservation management plan at a regional level in consultation with the Forest Department and form a network of “Pangolin Saviors” at the grassroots level to monitor any threats to the species. We intend to achieve this through community outreach and incentive based programs.

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