Grant for New Mpala Research Center

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Summary

  • The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute receives a three-year grant for $75,000 from Citibank Corporation for support of a training program at the new Mpala Research Center in Kenya, Africa, which was established on February 24, 1992 .
  • The program is a joint project of Princeton University, the Smithsonian, Kenya Wildlife Service, Mpala Wildlife Foundation, and the National Museums of Kenya that provides an interdisciplinary research and training program in ecology, evolution, geology, and resource management at the Mpala Ranch in Kenya.

Subject

  • Mpala Wildlife Foundation
  • National Museums of Kenya
  • Princeton University
  • Kenya Wildlife Service
  • Citibank (New York, N.Y.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Year 1992 Supplement; Chronology and Appendixes. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, p. 28.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

July 13, 1992

Topic

  • Grants-in-aid
  • New Programs
  • Geology
  • Education
  • Evolution
  • Ecology
  • Research grants
  • Wildlife management
  • Research
  • Education and Training

Place

  • Africa
  • Kenya

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