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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.
May 6, 2024

Understanding our impact in 2023

2023 marked another record year of growth and impact for Carbon Tanzania. Our three operational ground-breaking forest conservation projects delivered $6.9 million to some of the […]
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 […]
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 […]
May 13, 2021

Indigenous Voices Protecting Forests

The Hadza Hunter-gatherers of Yaeda Chini, Domanga and Mongo wa Mono villages have been powerful indigenous voices protecting forests on their ancestral lands for decades. They […]
October 20, 2020

Creating the Foundations for Successful Community Based Conservation

As the Carbon Tanzania operations specialist, I have just had the privilege to participate in a whirlwind tour of the 12 villages and 2 districts that […]
October 20, 2020

The Power of People Led Conservation

Think globally, act locally – the power of people led conservation We have said it before, and we will say it again, nature conservation is not […]
August 27, 2020

Laying the Foundations for the New Yaeda-Eyasi REDD Project.

Linking the Yaeda Valley to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Carbon Tanzania has recently begun taking the first steps in the design and development of the expansion to the award-winning Yaeda […]
February 4, 2020

Inaugural Carbon Cup – Yaeda Valley

For over two weeks in December 2019, the Yaeda Valley was feverishly swept up in excitement around the first ever installment of the “Carbon Cup”. The […]
November 20, 2019

Toilets on planes, and underground trains:

Reflections of a Hadza hunter-gatherer in New York City In September 2019, Ezekiel Phillippo travelled to New York City to represent the Hadza hunter-gatherer community of […]
September 24, 2019

Ezekiel Accepts UN Environmental Award – 2019 Equator Prize

Ezekiel, representing the Hadza of the Yaeda Valley, collects the 2019 Equator Prize at New York Ceremony A prominent member of the Hadza hunter-gatherer community of […]

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