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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.

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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.
July 27, 2021
handing over of cheque - Ntakata Mountains Project

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 […]
July 26, 2021

A Rangers Perspective – Protecting Makame

Carbon Tanzania works with forest communities in Tanzania to protect community owned, threatened forests. The contracts we develop with the communities stipulates that it is our […]
May 13, 2021
Indigenous voices protecting forests

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 […]
May 13, 2021
Carbon Finance protecting forests

Can Carbon Finance Pay for the Protection of Forests?

Let’s celebrate Nature! Last month the world celebrated Earth Day, 51 years after the first mass gatherings were held recognising the fundamental importance for human societies of […]
February 18, 2021
Jo Anderson and Marc Baker sit in the bush and reflect

Reflecting on 10 years of Carbon Tanzania

A discussion with Marc Baker and Jo Anderson as they reflect on 10 years of innovation and learning while growing Carbon Tanzania
February 18, 2021
Ariel view of Ntakata Mountains Forest

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.
October 20, 2020
Community based conservation meetings

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
Indigenous person overlooking their forested land

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 30, 2020
ranger boots on forest floor

Interest in Nature-based Climate Solutions

During the COVID pandemic, Carbon Tanzania has continued to operate its existing projects thanks to our decentralised model of forest conservation. We have also experienced enhanced […]
February 18, 2021
Jo Anderson and Marc Baker sit in the bush and reflect

Reflecting on 10 years of Carbon Tanzania

A discussion with Marc Baker and Jo Anderson as they reflect on 10 years of innovation and learning while growing Carbon Tanzania
February 4, 2020
Yaeda_Valley_Carbon_Cup_Football_Teams

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
Forest carbon offsets

Carbon Offsets and their Role in Moving Toward a Zero-carbon Economy

Carbon Tanzania’s work leads to a reduction in carbon emissions by designing and implementing high-quality conservation projects that encourage local communities to manage their land and […]
March 29, 2018
CT flow chart - Carbon Tanzania

Verifying Yaeda – Proving the Concept

You’ll often hear Carbon Tanzania talk about ‘our third-party standard’, in this case it’s the Plan Vivo Foundation based in Edinburgh. What the standard does, is […]
December 5, 2017
Epic verify Yaeda Valley - Carbon Tanzania

Is REDD+ working in the Yaeda Valley?

Carbon Tanzania has been collaborating with the Hadza Hunter-gatherer communities of the Yaeda Valley for the past 5 years, supporting them to protect their traditional forested […]
April 24, 2017

Connecting Conservation, Communities and Climate Change

Carbon Tanzania’s innovative approach to forest conservation incorporates protecting existing forests, supporting indigenous communities and mitigating climate change. How can one forest conservation project achieve all […]
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 […]
November 23, 2015
5 reasons to use forest carbon offsets - Carbon Tanzania

5 Reasons to use Forest Carbon Offsets to Balance your Flight Emissions

Traditionally the aviation industry is not renowned as a leader in environmental sustainability.  However, in October 2016 the industry trade body, The International Civil Aviation Organisation […]