1,924Grants to

1,278(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 196 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,802,422.

Plant Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 10051327) - Catechu - Awarded $1,475 on July 06, 2010
06-07-2010 - Catechu

The management of species depends upon the adopted management system for a particular forest and the role of gender or the forest user groups involvement in the proper handling of the adopted management system. Thus, if totally protected management system adopted for any threatened/vulnerable species and its proper regulation by the user groups then definitely results in increase in no.of species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 10251255) - Fruit and nut plants - Awarded $10,000 on June 08, 2010
08-06-2010 - Fruit and nut plants

This project’s goal is to conserve threatened tree species of the fruit and nut forests in Childukhtaron, Tajikistan. FFI aims to increase local community knowledge and raise awareness of rare and threatened tree species; build capacity of the local state forest service to recognize and monitor threatened and flagship tree species; and improve the status through propagation in nurseries for later reintroduction into the forest.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0905653) - Conifers - Awarded $24,200 on February 14, 2010
14-02-2010 - Conifers

The project aims to re-assess all conifer species in the world (615) for the IUCN Red List. The first assessment dates from 1999, the second is aimed to be completed towards the end of 2011. This will provide important plant data for the IUCN Red List Index.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925264) - Podostemaceae family - Awarded $5,000 on December 08, 2009
08-12-2009 - Podostemaceae family

The Mohamed Bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has been providential as it helped our project in a decisive step towards the conservation of 5 threaten freshwater plants species from the Podostemaceae family, found in Edea at the hydro-electric dam site: Winklerella dichotoma (CR) , Zehnderia microgyna (CR) and Dicraeanthus zehnderi (CR) (see photo) endemic to the site; Leiothylax quangensis (EN) and Dicraeanthus africanus (VU).

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925806) - Pepper-bark tree - Awarded $10,000 on December 08, 2009
08-12-2009 - Pepper-bark tree

Through this project, it was discovered that the Pepper-bark tree is more threatened than previously classified on the national Plant Red Data List (Vulnerable)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925702) - Yellow Fatu - Awarded $20,000 on October 20, 2009
20-10-2009 - Yellow Fatu

Pitcairn Island in situ conservation backed by ex situ conservation and experimental collections in Ireland. Conservation of Abutilon pitcairnense Fosberg (P)Yellow Fatu.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925390) - Dominican Cherry Palm - Awarded $25,074 on July 01, 2009
01-07-2009 - Dominican Cherry Palm

Este proyecto tiene como Objetivos La Elaboración de un Plan de Acción para la Conservación de Pseudophoenix ekmanii Burret, especie de palma endémica de Barahona, República Dominicana, el Caribe Biodiversidad de la Isla Hotspot, es ejecutado por el Jardín Botánico Nacional. Nos Looke para Determinar el estado de conservación, su rango de distribución actual, Aumentar el número de poblaciones, y el documento de las causas posibles que ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925394) - Oud, Agarwood, Eaglewood, Krassana, gaharu - Awarded $10,900 on July 01, 2009
01-07-2009 - Oud, Agarwood, Eaglewood, Krassana, gaharu

The Critically Endangered Aquilaria crassna – source of one the world’s highest priced non-timber-forest products – and a number of other rare plants including rattan and bamboo species, are of vital socio-economic importance for the people living in the forests of southern Cambodia. Threatened by construction work, this project implements ex and in-situ species recovery measures to ensure their conservation while maintaining local ...

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