The Tropical Biology Association was established through funding from the Darwin Initiative (1993-1998). The Darwin Initiative also funded the collaborative research and training project on invasive alien plants in the East Usambaras, Tanzania (2005 to 2008).
Click here for further information on the East Usambara invasive species project.
The BES was instrumental in setting up the Tropical Biology Association in 1994. The BES provides £10,000 worth of funding each year to the TBA for scholarships for European participants. These are normally in the order of £200 per applicant.
For further information on BES please go to their website.
This is a partnership between the Tropical Biology Association, Fauna and Flora International, Earthwatch Institute, and British American Tobacco. The Partnership aims to contribute to biodiversity conservation according to the partners' missions and relevant global environmental frameworks, and to demonstrate the value and benefits of managing biodiversity impacts within a company that has agricultural supply chains. For more details of TBA's involvement see our corporate partnership page
To find out more about the activities of the Partnership and its members visit the website.
The EU ACP Science and Technology Programme funds the Developing Research Capacity among African Environmental Scientists (DRECA).
TBA is also grateful for the support from:
The Ben Voysey Scholarship Fund
The Bill and May Hodgson Charitable Trust
British Airways Assisting Conservation
The British Council
The British High Commission Kenya
The British High Commission in Uganda
EU Commission (B7-6200/01/0370/ENV)
The John Bell Charitable Trust
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Government
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Switzerland
Sonnenwiese Stiftung of the Liechtenstein Landesbank