2,742Grants to

1,709(Sub)Species

Africa

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 760 grants constituting a total donation of $7,684,910 for species conservation projects based in Africa.

Conservation Case Studies in Africa

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 232530706) - Papyrus Wisp - Awarded $10,000 on May 03, 2023
03-05-2023 - Papyrus Wisp

This project will establish scientific baseline and capacity for effective conservation management of threatened freshwater fauna in Akagera NP, Rwanda. We will survey different taxa and establish monitoring schemes for globaly threatened species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 230531036) - Senegalia venosa - Awarded $5,000 on April 27, 2023
27-04-2023 - Senegalia venosa

In-situ Conservation of endangered Acacia Venosa in Hirmi Dryland areas of Northern Ethiopia

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 232531277) - Morris’s bat - Awarded $10,000 on April 27, 2023
27-04-2023 - Morris’s bat

Morris’s bat is an endemic species to Ethiopia. Morris’s bats significantly contribute to pest control, dispersing seeds and plant pollinations. Despite its ecological services, majority of the local communities poorly understood the contribution of the species. Results reveal that more than 75% of the respondents have little knowledge about the ecological services of Morris’s bat, including pollination, seed dispersal, natural fertilizers, ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 232526282) - Giant ground pangolin - Awarded $9,755 on April 27, 2023
27-04-2023 - Giant ground pangolin

Community Rangers Project: Enhancing Community Field Assistants' Capacity for Long-term Collaborative Conservation Management of Pangolins in Deng-Deng National Park, Cameroon.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 220530600) - Lukea quentinii - Awarded $5,000 on December 20, 2022
20-12-2022 - Lukea quentinii

Harnessing botanical expertise in East Africa to complete conservation assessments for the region's endemic flora

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222530530) - Manyara Tilapia - Awarded $7,500 on December 20, 2022
20-12-2022 - Manyara Tilapia

Towards Biodiversity “No Net Loss”; Conservation of endangered Manyara Tilapia (Oreochromis amphimelas) and its ecological habitat in Lake Manyara, Tanzania

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222530365) - Squeaker catfish - Awarded $7,000 on December 20, 2022
20-12-2022 - Squeaker catfish

The project's primary goal is to conserve the Critically Endangered Squeaker catfish (Synodontis macrophthalmus) in Ghana's Volta Lake. It gathers vital data on population, distribution, threats, and habitat to support conservation efforts. By focusing on habitat protection and raising awareness among fishing communities, the project also aims to contribute to the recovery of the Synodontis macrophthalmus population.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222530186) - Nile lechwe  - Awarded $10,000 on December 20, 2022
20-12-2022 - Nile lechwe

Saving the endangered Nile lechwe (Kobus megaceros) in Gambella, Ethiopia through community-based conservation

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