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Creating better forest conservation solutions and enabling you to achieve the SDG’s through investing in forest landscapes and their indigenous guardians.
March 28, 2024

This Land is Our Land: Protection leads to repurchase

Under the ancient baobab tree the celebration begins. The Hadza hunter-gatherers are joined by the District Commissioner of Mbulu, James Kheri, who is officiating the buying […]
November 30, 2023

A new partner for East Africa’s largest land-based carbon initiative

With renowned parks like the Serengeti and Kilimanjaro under its stewardship – TANAPA is one of Africa’s leading conservation organisations and is now one of our […]
July 10, 2023

What was our Impact in 2022?

2022 was a year of growth and expansion for Carbon Tanzania, and one of change both within the organisation and across our operating environment. Our team […]
February 27, 2023

Carbon Tanzania’s response to recent articles on forest carbon credits

By Marc Baker, and Jo Anderson, Founders, Carbon Tanzania We are sitting on the Chingole Ridge in southern Tanzania, discussing recent articles on carbon credits. About […]
November 29, 2022

After COP27, the time has come for community-led climate change action.

Now that the dust has settled on COP27 in Egypt, many of us working in climate change are asking what was achieved, and many observers are […]
September 7, 2022

What is resilience in the context of climate change?

There is no word in the Hadza language for hunger or famine. This is no linguist omission. It reflects a culture in which food can always […]
May 27, 2022

What impact did our work have in 2021?

Download the 2021 Impact report
November 3, 2021

Who will, and who should be allowed to, fund COP26’s zero-deforestation promises?

In case you didn’t notice, COP26 started on Monday in Glasgow. The big news on Tuesday was that world leaders who had gathered together for the summit promised to […]
November 1, 2021

How can we uphold the integrity of a growing carbon market?

The voluntary carbon market is in a period of exponential grow supported by the Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Market (TSVCM), a private sector-led initiative working to […]
July 10, 2023

What was our Impact in 2022?

2022 was a year of growth and expansion for Carbon Tanzania, and one of change both within the organisation and across our operating environment. Our team […]
May 27, 2022

What impact did our work have in 2021?

Download the 2021 Impact report
August 16, 2021

The Impact of our Natural Climate Solutions in 2020

Following 10 years of experimenting and innovating, Carbon Tanzania’s approach to community conservation has reached 16 forest communities in Tanzania, protecting over 650,000 ha of forest […]
July 27, 2021

How are Carbon Revenues shared equitably throughout the Forest Communities?

The historic payments made to the forest communities of Carbon Tanzania’s Ntakata Mountains Project in July represent a significant milestone in our efforts to create a nature based […]
February 18, 2021

Overcoming Communication Challenges with Carbon Champions

How do you overcome the challenges of communicating REDD project goals and outcomes to a community spread over vast forests? Introducing Carbon Champions.
June 2, 2020

The Wisdom of Youth

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children” This much-quoted aphorism is dear to many environmentalists, although there is […]
April 14, 2020

From “Roots & Shoots”, to Project Manager.

In March 2020, Frank Kweka started work with Carbon Tanzania as the Ntakata Mountains REDD Project Manager. We recently talked to Frank (via a mobile phone […]
February 4, 2020

A New Phase for the Ntakata Mountains Project

At the end of December I boarded the recently inaugurated Air Tanzania flight to Mpanda to conduct one of the scheduled bi-annual Finance and Grievance meetings […]
April 2, 2019

VGS in Training – Enhancing Forest Protection

In March Marc and I took an operations team trip through two of Tanzania’s iconic conservation areas, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the Serengeti National Park. […]

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