Projects by Year

Projects by year

Hudson Laizer

Tanzania

The Mount Loleza Forest Reserve (MLFR) is among the potential ecological areas in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. The communities around have been benefiting from the diverse of ecosystem services offered by the MLFR in supporting their livelihood. However due to deforestation, agriculture, and other ongoing activities, the resilience of these ecosystem services is at stake.
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Jonathan Kwiyega

Tanzania

Our goal is to effectively strengthen the “Stop Illegal Lion Killing” campaign in spreading wildlife conservation awareness among community members, securing their commitment, implementing village by-laws to ban lion killing and promote values of living with lions and alternative local environmental friendly livelihoods to promote habitat preservation within Sukuma agro-pastoral communities.
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Juan Sebastian Ayala

Colombia

We will conduct workshops with local communities of El Valle - Bahia Solano in Colombia to update and improve their knowledge and skills for nesting beach assessments.
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Lotanna Micah Nneji

Nigeria

Our previous RSG project was first to create species inventory comprising 18 amphibian and 26 reptile species, with three possibly new herpetofauna (amphibians and reptiles) species of genus Leptopelis, Ptychadena and Lycophidion in Gashaka Gumti National Park (GGNP) Nigeria. Worrisome, we documented alarming threats to herpetofauna due to increased human activities in GGNP.
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Lucy Kemp

South Africa

Southern Ground-Hornbill (SGH) are regionally Endangered and thus nationally prioritised as a Threatened or Protected Species. It is a top-order predator, providing ecosystem services. It is also culturally significant, associated with good summer rains, and as a totem animal.
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Manase Elisa Pallangyo

Tanzania

This project is carried out in the West-Kilimanjaro area which is part of the larger Arusha-Kilimanjaro ecosystem, a wildlife-rich area in the northern Tanzania. It consists of arid land situated between Arusha and Kilimanjaro national parks and irrigated by rivers from the two parks.
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Marcellinus Essah

Ghana

The West African Manatee Trichechus senegalensis is evolutionary distinct and globally endangered (EDGE) species. The species known locally as “Sea cow” is the source of many myths, legends and rituals. It is revered and considered as capricious river goddess popularly known as “Maame Water” in many local river communities in Ghana.
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Maria Camargo

Fiji

Oceanic islands in the western south Pacific are quite susceptible to the occurrence of extremely destructive tropical cyclones. Such is the case of Fiji and Cyclone Winston (CW) (Category 5), which struck the country in 2016. From the total mangrove coverage in Fiji, 67% was distributed within a 50-km radius of the CW’path, resulting as one of the major affected ecosystems from this event.
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Mecklina Michael

Tanzania

Invasive alien species are those that have become established in a new surroundings, then reproduce and spread in ways that are destructive to biodiversity and/or human interests (Getachew et al., 2012). Current studies on invasive pollinator mutualism have focused only on the indirect impact of invasion for the native plant pollination (Stout et al., 2017).
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Michael Mills

Angola

Afromontane forest is the most threatened habitat type in Angola (<800 ha remaining). It forms the smallest and most isolated Afromontane centre. Mount Moco has the second-most Afromontane forest in Angola, but rapid forest loss and degradation, driven primary by human-caused grassland fires, is putting endemic, forest-dependent birds at risk of extinction.
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