2,094Grants to

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The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 224 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $2,048,607.

Plant Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182519216) - African Violet - Awarded $8,500 on December 20, 2018
20-12-2018 - African Violet

Conservation of a critically endangered African violet through the management of its pollinator diversity in Taita Hills, Kenya

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180519681) - Mollinedia stenophylla - Awarded $5,000 on December 20, 2018
20-12-2018 - Mollinedia stenophylla

Mollinedia stenophylla (Monimiaceae) is a recently rediscovered and critically endangered Angiosperm species endemics from a narrow area of rain forest in Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil. This project aims to perform fieldwork to collect more information about the species and samples to study the population genetics and propose measures to conservation of this species and others associated in the same area.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180519970) - Buchanania barberi - Awarded $4,850 on December 20, 2018
20-12-2018 - Buchanania barberi

Buchanania barberi (Anacardiaceae) is a Critically Endangered evergreen tree, endemic to the Southern Western Ghats of Kerala, India. The species is on the verge of extinction and remaining with two adult individuals. The project aims to develop baseline data, store seeds, germinate seeds, produce seedlings, their transplant and develop environment education campaign. The information generated will help to develop the conservation action plan.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180520070) - Parana pine - Awarded $5,000 on December 20, 2018
20-12-2018 - Parana pine

The Parana Pine (Araucaria angustifolia) is a critically endangered species of conifer that occurs in southern Brazil. Araucaria has a history of use in past and current South American societies, as its seeds were/ are an important source of food and income. This project aims to understand how land use and management affect population dynamics of Araucaria in the highlands of southern Brazil.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180519379) - Maguey azul - Awarded $3,890 on December 20, 2018
20-12-2018 - Maguey azul

Agave grisea is an endemic species of the coastal sector Caletón de Don Bruno, Cienfuegos. It is categorized as Critically Endangered due to the reduction of its occupation area, low quality of habitat and continuous decrease of mature individuals. We will study the distribution, population structure, ecology and reproductive biology focused on pollination to know the implication of these aspects in survival and conservation status.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182519101) - Chardon du Fouta - Awarded $10,000 on October 02, 2018
02-10-2018 - Chardon du Fouta

Conserving Guinea’s Critically Endangered National Flower Vernonia djalonensis. This Critically Endangered endemic species was chosen in a national vote as Guinean National Flower. It is currently only known from one site which is threatened by urbanisation and industrial infrastructure. We aim to create awareness of this species and the importance of the unique Guinean flora and protect the National Flower for future generations.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182519109) - Dracaena umbraculifera - Awarded $5,000 on October 02, 2018
02-10-2018 - Dracaena umbraculifera

Capturing the genetic diversity of the recently rediscovered plant Dracaena umbraculifera before it is too late.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518774) - Pinanga sibuyanensis - Awarded $3,750 on October 02, 2018
02-10-2018 - Pinanga sibuyanensis

Sibuyan Island, known as the ‘Galapagos of Asia’, is home to three critically endangered island-endemic palms (Arecaceae), viz. Pinanga sibuyanensis, Heterospathe sibuyanensis, and Orania sibuyanensis. Hitherto, no studies have been published regarding these palms aside from their incomplete taxonomic descriptions. Thus this project endeavors to document their distribution, ecology and natural history and disseminate the knowledge to be ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180519099) - Mouterde's ragwort - Awarded $4,500 on October 02, 2018
02-10-2018 - Mouterde's ragwort

Distribution and Red List Assessment of the restricted-range endemic Jacobaea mouterdei (Asteraceae)

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