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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.
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 […]
September 16, 2021

Why Dealing with Biodiversity Loss Underpins Solving the Climate Crisis

The ongoing climate drama – The Scottish Play Those of us working in the carbon “space” are naturally looking forward with a healthy mixture of optimism […]
September 15, 2021

Climate Action East Africa

Climate Neutral Now – Nature-based solution Summary of Carbon Tanzania’s Nature-based solutions Preventing deforestation can mitigate 31% of global emissions, while safeguarding important biodiversity. REDD projects can […]
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 […]
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

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

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 […]
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 […]
February 18, 2021

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

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

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

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

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, 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 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 […]

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