PARTNERS AND SPONSORS

The Western Derby eland conservation programme is carried out in cooperation and with kindly support of many partners, sponsors and volunteers.

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ACKNOWLEDGMENT

For cooperation in Senegal we thank:

  • The success of Western Derby eland population management would not be possible without whole year work of the Society for the Protection of Environment and Fauna in Senegal (SPEFS), represented by Lucien Haddad, Jacques Rezk andGeorges Rezk; the managers of Bandia and Fathala reserves, namely Souhel Fourzoli, Willem Burger, Arnold Neethling, Christophe Dering and Christoff Marais; and the staff of Bandia and Fathala reserves.
  • We thank our Senegalese partners at the Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development namely the former minister Abdoulaye Baldé and the minister Mame Thierno Dieng; the Directorate of National Parks of Senegal, namely Souleye Ndiaye, Mallé Gueye, Mamadou Daha Kane, all the guides and rangers in the Niokolo Koba National Park and Delta du Saloum National Park.
  • We are also grateful for important scientific collaboration with Senegalese specialists from the Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar (UCAD), namely the rector of UCAD Ibrahima Thioub.
  • We must not forget the concern of the deputies from Réseau des Parlementaires pour la Protection de l'Environnement au Sénégal.  

Our special thanks belong to:

  • Ing. Miloslav Machálek, chargé d'affaires at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Senegal
  • Lenka Pokorná, chargé d'affaires at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Senegal between 2014 and 2017
  • Miroslav Zámečník
  • Jana Hladíková and Petr Stejskal
  • Míša Filipová
  • Tom Jůnek (www.tomjunek.com), Michal Varga, Jana Ptačinská Jirátová
  • Jiří Váhala and Roman Vodička
  • Prof. Ing. Jiří Balík, CSc., rector of the CZU Prague between 2010 and 2018 

The NGO is supported by:

  • The rector of CULS Prague prof. Ing. Petr Sklenička, CSc.
  • The quaestor of CULS Prague Ing. Jana Vohralíková
  • The dean of the Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences Ing. Jan Banout, Ph.D.


For help with creation of the Memorandum of understanding between the ministries of environment of the Czech Republic and Senegal we thank:

  • Ing. Michal Pastvinský, Ing. Vladimír Dolejský, Ph.D., Ing. Jiří Mach, Mgr. Veronika Vilímková, Ing. Blanka Benešová, Ing. Petra Ptáčková and others.


For long therm cooperation we thank:

  • Markéta Antonínová, Pavel Brandl, Eva Coufalová, Alena Divišová, Tomáš Hovorka, Pavel Hulva, Jakub Jaroš, Zdeňka Kostik-Šubrová, Radim Kotrba, Ivan Hájek, Peter Lupták, Ondřej Máca, Jana Mazancová, Zuzana Mihálovová, Jakub Michalko, Josef Pírek, Lenka Poliaková, Jana Rácová, Jan Robovský, Jan Svitálek, Vladimír Verner, Vlasta Vlková, Jan Volf, František Zouhar, studenti gymnázia Karlín a paní učitelky Jana Jeřábková and Petra Leibl.


For international support and cooperation, our thanks belongs to:

  • David Mallon - Co-Chair Antelope Specialist group IUCN SSC
  • Edward Richard William Stanley, 19. Lord z Derby - Knowsley Estate, Prescot
  • Jakob Bro-Jorgensen - Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool
  • Jens-Ove Heckel - Antelope Taxon Advisory Group, EAZA
  • Mark Stanley Price - IUCN SSC Species Conservation Planning Sub-committee
  • Rob Ogden - TRACE Wildlife Forensics Network

We thank Al Bustan Zoological Centre (ABZC) for financial support of WDE conservation programme. ABCZ is private zoo located in Sharjah in the UAE. ABZC strive to be a sustainable zoo, based on sound conservation principles and ethics. It is promoting education, conservation breeding and research. See more at: http://albustanzoo.com/ 


We thank all volunteers, who were actively involved:

  • Lucie Ackermann Blažková, Tereza Beckeová, Anna Bernátková, Carlos Castillo Goméz, Petr Fedorov, Kateřina Gašparová, Nina Grúňová, Zuzana Holubová, Jiří Hrubý, Sabina Jonášová, Kristýna Kašnarová, Marie Madziová, Karla Musialová, Viktor Neštický, Míša Kopřivová Stejskalová, Markéta Swiacká, Markéta Švejcarová, Eliška Švihlová, Gabriela Vičanová and others.

We thank all partners, sponsors, volunteers and also those who purchased our products and contributed to the conservation of WDE.