Understanding the Socio-Ecological Systems in the Tun Mustapha Park (TMP), Sabah, Malaysia through the Local Communities’ Perspectives
The Rufford Foundation is a UK registered charity which funds nature conservation projects across the developing world. To date the Foundation has awarded grants to over 5000 projects in over 150 countries.
Through its Conference programme, the Foundation encourages the sharing of knowledge and best practice throughout the conservation world.
Read the news from the Rufford Small Grants Foundation and supported projects. You can see the latest updates from projects here.
Tue, 07/01/2020 - 15:13
The Rufford Small Grants Programme has reached a major milestone with its 5000th grant, a 2nd Rufford Small Grant given to Emmanuel Amoah, a PhD student at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana for his project Saving the Vulnerable West African Dwarf Crocodile from Local Extinction: A Community Approach in Awniafutu, Ghana.
Mon, 30/09/2019 - 09:23
We are delighted to share with you that Chief Conservation Scientist Dr. Krithi K. Karanth was honoured with the Environmental Hero of the Year award in the 11th edition of GQ Men of the Year Awards 2019 in Mumbai on 28th September 2019. It has been presented in recognition of her work with environmental conservation, most recently with ‘Wild Seve’.
Tue, 09/07/2019 - 14:21
We encourage all grantees to attend a recipients conference in a country close by. Below you will find the upcoming venues.
These gatherings are the perfect opportunity to network, share your results with other conservationists and meet new friends. Usually 2 or 3 days with presentations, talks, ideas and often a project visit.
Tue, 09/07/2019 - 14:17
The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has awarded Jaime Bolanos (Asociación Civil Sea Vida) as the winner of The Energy Globe Awards 2019 for the project "Empowering Local Communities for Responsible Development of Whalewatching in the Central Coast of Venezuela".
Fri, 21/12/2018 - 15:08
Angela Maldonado received five grants through The Rufford Small Grants Programme. We are delighted to hear of her involvement in the confiscation of animals used for tourist pictures in Peru.