Projects by Year

Projects by year

Elmugheira Mockarram Ibrahim Mohammed


The current project is exploring the responses of Balanites aegyptiaca seedlings and saplings to livestock grazing in Dinder Biosphere Reserve for proper conservation of the species in Sudan. Balanites aegyptiaca is multi-purposes tree species with various food, medicine, fodder and environmental uses throughout the world.
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Emmanuel Amoah


African dwarf crocodiles are among the most threatened crocodilians in the world due to extensive hunting and habitat loss-related population declines throughout their distribution. Eaton et al., 2009, proposed to split African dwarf crocodiles into three species where the West African species (Osteolaemus sp. nov. cf. tetraspis) is the most endangered.
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Evance Ouya


Changing climatic conditions are envisaged to have serious consequences in developing tropical countries, especially in Arid and Semi-Arid Land (ASAL) countries like Kenya. This contributing to increased food insecurity, poverty, and difficulty in achieving major development milestones such as SDGs.
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Evelyn Piña Covarrubias


Poaching of tropical wild meat is a cryptic perturbation, invisible beneath the forest canopy to satellite imagery and under-reported. Detecting cryptic threats is key to quantifying the extent and intensity of non-structural habitat degradation, and acoustic technology provides a novel tool to do it but has until now been prohibitively expensive.
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Ezechiel Turikunkiko


Over the years, Rwanda has experienced the reduction of wild felids for various reasons. For example, due to livestock raiding or human deaths, the responsible felids are often revenge killed, such as lions which went locally extinct from 2000 to 2015.
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Fasona Michelle


This project chose to study arboreal mammal occupancy in Omo Forest Reserve, Nigeria-hereafter Omo, for two reasons. First, Omo is an important biodiversity hotspot of southwest Nigeria (Oates et al., 2008), and is home to numerous IUCN listed species such as the red-capped mangabey (Cercocebus torquatus) and the Nigerian white-throated monkey (Cercopithecus erythrogaster; Fasona et al., 2018).
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Fathul Bari


The project, Conservation of threatened vulture species through Research and Awareness programs in Chitral, Pakistan is supported by The Rufford Foundation through its Small Grants Program. The project is focused on three vulture species i.e. Himalayan Griffon (Gyps himalayensis), Bearded Vulture (Gyps barbatus) and Egyptian Vulture (Nephron precnopterus).
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Fominka Tajoacha Nestor


The Preuss’s monkey (Allochrocebus preussi) is one of the primate species whose survival is endangered according to the IUCN red list of endangered species 2016. This is due to increasing pressure from human activities and forest degradation. This species has a limited range in Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria.
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Foued Hamza


The aim of this project is to identify key parameters that influence the use of wetlands by wintering waterbirds and investigate impact of human activities on these habitats. This project will provide baseline information that is crucial for implementing conservation activities in Tunisian wetlands. The specific contributions that will result from this project are as follows:
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Franciany Gabriella Braga Pereira


This study will be conducted around of 60 human communities at 14 Sustainable-use Protected Areas and 1 Indigenous Territorry in the Brazilian Amazon. In all of these areas, traditional human populations are permitted to reside and use soil resources to meet their basic needs, but most still have no guidelines on how hunting should be managed.
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