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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.
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 […]
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 […]
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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