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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.
January 23, 2017
What are the SDGs - Carbon Tanzania

What are the Sustainable Development Goals?

Does a world where all countries work to improve sustainable economic growth while respecting human rights and refraining from polluting and destroying our natural environment sound […]
November 28, 2016

The Value of Conserving a Tree

Comparing the value of a tree pre & post the implementation of a REDD project Over the last 5 years the outlook for a tree in […]
November 24, 2016
Revenue sharing Yaeda - Carbon Tanzania

Sharing the Revenue from Carbon Offsets – What Really Happens?

As part of our contractual agreement with the communities in Yaeda Valley, the Carbon Tanzania team heads to Yaeda for meetings in May and November every […]
October 31, 2016
Water conservation Makame - carbon Tanzania

Water, water, all around – but all of it underground

It’s September in Ndedo village – the depth of the dry season. The sun has dipped below the dusty western horizon and I am taking a […]
October 27, 2016
Tourisms impact - Carbon Tanzania

What is Tourism’s Impact on the Environment?

I am one of many who become frustrated when a hotel leaves a little card in the bathroom encouraging you to reuse the towels and then […]
September 29, 2016
Managing grazing in changing climate - Carbon Tanzania

Managing Grazing in a Changing Environment

In Yaeda Valley, the basis of our success has been the community developed land use plans that designate areas for farming, grazing and full protection (see […]
September 29, 2016
Can offsetting become common practise - Carbon Tanzania

Can Offsetting Become as Common as Recycling?

Do you remember why you first started recycling all those years ago?  The environmental activities that the vast majority of us partake in daily, whether it […]
August 27, 2016
Road to understanding forest communities- Carbon Tanzania

The Road to Understanding Forest Communities

On a cold, grey morning in the southern Masai Steppe, the Masai elder arrived wrapped in his shuka (a traditional tartan patterned robe), a thick winter […]
August 12, 2016
Importance of protecting Hadza land - Carbon Tanzania

Evidence of the Importance of Protecting Hadza lands

Why diverse ecosystems are the key to our digestive system – yet more evidence of the importance of protecting the Hadza lands in the Yaeda valley. […]
July 26, 2016
CT flow chart - Carbon Tanzania

Beyond Philanthropy – Carbon Offsets and Risk Mitigation

This month we review the major findings of the recent Ecosystem Marketplace report into carbon offsetting, and present a compelling summary of why companies around the […]
July 25, 2016
protecting forests for chimps and people - Carbon Tanzania

Avoided Deforestation to Benefit Chimpanzees and the Community

Designing a project area around our closest living relative whilst creating land security and economic opportunity. As I sit here, perched on the top of a […]
June 17, 2016
Natural connections - Carbon Tanzania

A Natural Connection?

Over the last few weeks there have been two contrasting media stories about zoo-kept Gorillas, one of man’s closest evolutionary relatives. The first inundated the web […]