GRANTS SUMMARY

Since we launched in 2006, the RRF has supported work in 23 countries. In total we have awarded 39 grants to 29 UNESCO natural World Heritage sites. To date, the RRF has contributed to the protection of approximately 30 million hectares of the world’s most valued natural habitats and species.

Site Country Issue Year
Area de Conservación Guanacaste Costa Rica Rapid coral bleaching 2017
Area de Conservación Guanacaste Costa Rica Human-wildlife conflict 2017
Sangha Trinational Democratic Republic of Congo Intense poaching 2017
Tikal National Park Guatemala Forest fires 2017
Tonle Sap UNESCO Biosphere Reserve/Prek Toal Ramsar site Cambodia Forest fires 2016
Volcanoes National Park Rwanda Development 2016
Mapelo Fauna & Flora Sanctuary Colombia Storm damage 2016
Garamba National Park Democratic Republic of Congo Intense poaching 2015
Garamba National Park Democratic Republic of Congo Militarised poaching 2014
Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary Colombia Illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing 2013
Gunung Leuser National Park Sumatra Funding cut for anti-poaching patrols 2013
Dong Phayayen - Khao Yai Forest Complex (Pang Sida National Park) Thailand Militarised poaching 2013
Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest Kenya Forest fires 2012
Okapi Wildlife Reserve Democratic Republic of Congo Rebel attack 2012
Retezat Massif Romania Road development 2012
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve Côte d’Ivoire Conflict 2011
Korup National Park Cameroon Funding hiatus for anti-poaching 2011
Taï National Park Côte d’Ivoire Civil unrest 2011
Niokolo-Koba National Park Senegal Unforeseen funding issues 2011
Eastern Arc Mountains Tanzania Human-wildlife conflict 2011
Gough and Inaccessible Islands Tristan da Cunha Oil Spill 2011
Galápagos Islands Ecuador Tsunami damage 2011
Zakouma National Park Chad Intense poaching 2010
Bird Migration Routes Egypt Oil spill 2010
Talamanca Reserves (La Amistad National Park) Panama Dam development 2010
Comoé National Park Côte d’Ivoire Conflict 2010
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System  (Corozal Bay Wildlife Sanctuary) Belize Dredging threat 2010
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System (Bladen Nature Reserve) Belize Dam development 2009
Kerinci Seblat National Park Indonesia Increased encroachment 2009
Garamba National Park Democratic Republic of Congo Rebel attack 2009
Kahuzi Biega National Park Democratic Republic of Congo Conflict leading to hiatus in patrols 2008
Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries 1 China Earthquake 2008
Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries 2 China Earthquake 2008
Cerrado Protected Areas (Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park) Brazil Bushfire 2007
Sierra del Lacandon Guatemala Increased encroachment (illegal settlers) 2007
Pantanal Conservation Area Brazil Funding issues 2007
Virungas National Park Democratic Republic of Congo Conflict 2007
Manu National Park Peru Logging 2007
Kerinci-Seblat National Park Indonesia Road construction 2006
Cerrado Protected Areas (Emas National Park) Brazil Bushfire 2006
Salonga National Park Democratic Republic of Congo Conflict 2006
Manas Wildlife Sactuary India Intense poaching 2006
Garamba & Virunga National Parks Democratic Republic of Congo Intense poaching 2006

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