Surveying Neurergus in Iran 

 

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Grants and Sponsorship

The conservation of Neurergus kaiseri is directly funded by a major grant from the Mohammed Bin Zayed Fund for Single Species Conservation, and internationally through sales of captive bred N. kaiseri by Sedgwick County Zoo, USA.

The conservation of Neurergus microspilotus is directly funded by a major grant from the Mohammed Bin Zayed Fund for Single Species Conservation, a European Association of Zoos and Aquarium (EAZA) ‘Year of the Frog Grant’.

Major Pro Bono contributions to conservation of both Neurergus species include:

Ghent University, Belgium, is researching the pathogen Chytrid in both Neurergus kaiseri and Neurergus microspilotus that has proven a major threat to amphibians in some bio-geographical regions including Australia, western USA, and Middle America.

Iranian Grants Program Manager, Prof. Nasrullah Rastigar-Pouyani, , nasrullah.r@gmail.com

Mohammed bin Zayed Fund for Species Conservation www.mbzspeciesconservation.org/

'The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund is a significant philanthropic endowment established to provide targeted grants to individual species and is a major sponsor that generously finances the conservation prgram for bothNeurergus microspilotus and Neurergus kaiseri

'The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund provides for both N. microspilotus and N. kaiseri with grant assistance for their Conservation Breeding Program and associated field research.

European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) www.eaze.net/

European Association of Zoos and Aquaria

The European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) provides for the Conservation Breeding Program and associated reserach at Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran for Neurergus microspilotus.