2,041Grants to

1,341(Sub)Species

Case Study Map

There are currently 829 case studies available to view with selected filtering.



The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded $19,006,574 to 2041 conservation projects for all species types with all IUCN classifications throughout the world. Project managers that have decided to publish their projects, are illustrated on the map below.

Saiga antelope

This project’s goal is to reduce the drivers for and control illegal hunting of saiga antelope across the Ustyurt Plateau in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. FFI aims to better understand migration routes and breeding grounds; raise awareness and engage local communities in saiga conservation; provide technical and resource support to state and local ranger groups to develop and implement an anti-poaching strategy; and foster transboundary ...

View project

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 19251265) - Saiga antelope - Awarded $15,000 on June 09, 2010
Project No. 19251265 - Awarded $15,000 on June 09, 2010
Central American River Turtle

This project’s goal is to create a framework for preventing the extinction of the Hicatee Turtle in Belize. FFI aims to determine the population status of the Hicatee Turtle, including its distribution, density, habitat requirements and principal threats in Belize; develop a National Conservation Strategy and Action Plan for the Hicatee Turtle; and establish and strengthen a consortium for the conservation of the Hicatee Turtle.

View project

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 19251258) - Central American River Turtle   - Awarded $10,000 on June 09, 2010
Project No. 19251258 - Awarded $10,000 on June 09, 2010
Antiguan Racer

This project’s goal is to increase Antiguan Racer populations to at least 500 individuals on Antigua’s globally important offshore islands. FFI aims to build local capacity to design and execute the national Antiguan Racer Conservation Action Plan; manage and conserve individuals and habitats by controlling alien invasive species; and increase understanding and improve behavior among Antiguans and visitors towards the Antiguan Racer ...

View project

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 19251248) - Antiguan Racer - Awarded $5,000 on June 08, 2010
Project No. 19251248 - Awarded $5,000 on June 08, 2010
Western black crested gibbon

One of the project’s goals is to identify priority actions with local stakeholders to protect the Western black crested gibbon at Nam Kan National Protected Area. In addition, Fauna & Flora International supported preparation of a national gibbon conservation action plan for Lao PDR with the western black crested gibbon as one of the priority species for the country.

View project

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 19251257) - Western black crested gibbon - Awarded $15,000 on June 08, 2010
Project No. 19251257 - Awarded $15,000 on June 08, 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.

View project

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 19251255) - Fruit and nut plants - Awarded $10,000 on June 08, 2010
Project No. 19251255 - Awarded $10,000 on June 08, 2010
Siamese crocodile

This project’s goal is to prevent the extinction of Siamese crocodiles and use this charismatic reptile as a flagship for conserving threatened rivers and wetlands in Cambodia. FFI will gain a better understanding of the status and ecology of key crocodile populations; increase protection of Siamese crocodile sanctuaries; and build awareness to conserve crocodiles and their habitats among NGOs, government agencies and the general public.

View project

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 19251253) - Siamese crocodile - Awarded $10,000 on June 08, 2010
Project No. 19251253 - Awarded $10,000 on June 08, 2010
Giant otter

Giant otter groups have been monitored by telemetry in the Vermelho and Miranda rivers in the Southern Pantanal and this work has provided valuable information about the biology of this threatened species as well as highlighting the need for data critical to its conservation.

View project

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 19051040) - Giant otter - Awarded $4,000 on June 07, 2010
Project No. 19051040 - Awarded $4,000 on June 07, 2010
San Martin Titi Monkey

The goal of the peruvian NGO Proyecto Mono Tocón is to protect the endemic and critically endangered San Martin Titi Monkey (Callicebus oenanthe). Additional research and conservation activities are being developped for other peruvian primate species. ...

View project

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 1905876) - San Martin Titi Monkey - Awarded $5,000 on June 07, 2010
Project No. 1905876 - Awarded $5,000 on June 07, 2010
Pygmy hippopotamus

The University of Georgia pygmy hippo project aims to assess the conservation biology of this species in the Moa River region of Sierra Leone. We are assessing distribution, abundance, and basic life history using a variety of field techniques. Our team is also undertaking environmental education programs and collaborating with others studying pygmy hippos.

View project

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 1925609) - Pygmy hippopotamus - Awarded $15,000 on June 07, 2010
Project No. 1925609 - Awarded $15,000 on June 07, 2010
Quimbaya harlequin frog

This project aims to conduct survey work to establish the presence/status of three Critically Endangered amphibians (Atelopus quimbaya, Atelopus chocoensis, Atelopus pictiventris), with a particular focus on the first two species.

View project

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 1925632) - Quimbaya harlequin frog - Awarded $15,000 on June 07, 2010
Project No. 1925632 - Awarded $15,000 on June 07, 2010