Dikpal Krishna Karmacharya

Population Modelling and Participatory Conservation of Endangered Vultures in Nepal Himalaya

The main aspires of this project are to support in-situ conservation efforts for slow reproducing, long lived, culturally and ecologically important vulture species through continuous monitoring for modelling, comparisons and future predictions in Nepal Himalaya together with training and awareness activities.

Andrei Tupikov

Prevention of Direct Extermination and Protection of the Steppe Viper in the North-Eastern Ukraine

The Steppe Viper (Vipera renardi) is an endangered species. Practical conservation measures and eco-educational campaign will help to restrict the most important threats in remaining populations.

Milay Cabarroi Hernández

Conservation Status of Cuban Fungi: Diversity and Distribution of Ganodermataceae (basidiomycota)

To increase the knowledge on the diversity and distribution of Ganodermataceae and will use it as a pilot to develop criteria and methods for recognising the threatened fungi of Cuba.

Zephaniah Migeni

Community Environmental Conservation Project for Anyiko-Wetlands, Siaya County, Kenya

This project aims at working with local communities in the restoration and conservation of the Anyiko wetland through active involvement in monitoring activities,bird walks,conservation education, establishing a papyrus harvesting zone as well us introduce the local communities to sustainable alternative livelihood sustenance initiatives.

Naylien Barreda Leyva

Science-Community: The Conservation of Snakes from Fazenda Barra do ETA, Atlantic Forest, São Paulo, Brazil

Conservation snakes and prevention of ophidian accidents. Study of social perception about snakes. Creating guide to snakes and educational manual for the community.

Maike Hernández Quinta

Distribution and Conservation Status of the Endemic Land Snails of the Landscape Limestone Mounts of the Valle De Viñales, VNP, Pinar Del Río, Cuba

The aims of this project are increase the knowledge on the distribution and conservation land snails of the landscape of Mogote and environmental education activities will increase the knowledge of the local people regarding all endemic species.

Ranjitsinh Devkar

An Integrated Approach Towards Conservation of Bats and their Habitats

Education and awareness on bats is the focal theme of this project that aims at quelling associated myths and highlight their importance in our ecosystem as pollinators or natural pest controlling agents. Identifying potential threats to their natural/anthropogenic habitats and detailed studies of trends associated with seasonal niche sharing is also proposed herein.

Raymond Katebaka

Promoting Collaborative Forest Management in Degraded Forests of Central Uganda

The Booster Grant Project of phase III Rufford Grant aims at “Promoting collaborative forest management in communities of degraded forests central Uganda”. The project sets to address the forest illegal activities that are estimated to claim 57600ha of natural forests every year.

Veryl Achieng

Promoting the Conservation of Endangered Fish in Lake Kanyaboli through Local Community Involvement in Alego, Kenya

Dwindling fish stocks can have disastrous implications for the fishermen, families, and the ecology of Lake Kanyaboli. The project will put in place programmes to educate, regulate and advocate for better fishing practices. This will be achieved through local networks and empowerment of local communities. There will be information sharing especially from adjacent communities in Uganda and Tanzania for better practices.

Julius Nziza

The Conservation of Bat Species and their Roosting Habitat in the Volcanic Caves at Musanze District, Northern Rwanda

To greatly enhance bat conservation through mass sensitization at musanze district by involving the local community and other relevant stakeholders. To support protection of the bat roosting sites as their ecological habitat at musanze district, northern Rwanda.