2,152Grants to

1,402(Sub)Species

Case Study Map

There are currently 883 case studies available to view with selected filtering.



The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded $20,498,786 to 2208 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.

Black Softshell Turtle

Conservation of the Black Softshell Turtle (Nilssonia nigricans) in Assam, India

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182519786) - Black Softshell Turtle - Awarded $7,000 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 182519786 - Awarded $7,000 on December 20, 2018
African white-backed vulture

Saving African White-backed Vultures (Gyps africanus) in Southern Tanzania

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182519946) - African white-backed vulture - Awarded $12,500 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 182519946 - Awarded $12,500 on December 20, 2018
Caracal

African golden cats are severely threatened by poaching both as bycatch and direct hunting. We implement community-based initiatives through "pig seed banks" to improve local livelihoods while dissuading poaching and the threat it poses to African golden cats and other wildlife. This is the first-ever community-based conservation initiative on the African golden cat anywhere in the species range.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182519655) - Caracal - Awarded $10,000 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 182519655 - Awarded $10,000 on December 20, 2018
Javan Slow Loris

Community-based wildlife-friendly Fairtrade coffee production and importance of Javan Slow Loris and Common Palm Civet conservation in Java, Indonesia

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182519928) - Javan Slow Loris - Awarded $10,000 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 182519928 - Awarded $10,000 on December 20, 2018
Tamaraw

Capacity reinforcement and community-based approach to better protect the critically endangered Tamaraw – Mindoro Island – Philippines

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182519646) - Tamaraw - Awarded $12,000 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 182519646 - Awarded $12,000 on December 20, 2018
Tea-tree Fingers

Assessing the conservation status of the most threatened fungi in New Zealand and Australia. An Australasian Fungal Red Listing Workshop will be held in Melbourne, Australia, on 22-26 July 2019. Invitations have been extended to international and Australasian experts, linking to the Global Red List Initiative led by Dahlberg, Krikorev,and Mueller.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518969) - Tea-tree Fingers - Awarded $15,500 on October 02, 2018
Project No. 182518969 - Awarded $15,500 on October 02, 2018
Yellow afrobolete

This project aims to conserve in long-term some wild fungi species endangered in Benin (West Africa)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182513438) - Yellow afrobolete  - Awarded $6,000 on October 02, 2018
Project No. 182513438 - Awarded $6,000 on October 02, 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. 182519101) - Chardon du Fouta - Awarded $10,000 on October 02, 2018
Project No. 182519101 - Awarded $10,000 on October 02, 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. 182519109) - Dracaena umbraculifera - Awarded $5,000 on October 02, 2018
Project No. 182519109 - Awarded $5,000 on October 02, 2018
Orleans Autumn Aster

Saving Marasmodes undulata, one of the most threatened plants in the Cape Floristic Region

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518955) - Orleans Autumn Aster - Awarded $9,500 on October 02, 2018
Project No. 182518955 - Awarded $9,500 on October 02, 2018