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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 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 […]
May 31, 2018

What has Biodiversity ever done for us?

The most watched television show in the UK in 2017 was the final episode of “Blue Planet II” narrated by Sir David Attenborough. The documentary highlighted […]
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 28, 2017

Carbon Tanzania – 2016 Impact Report

Carbon Tanzania’s 2016 Annual Report – Click here download our interactive 2016 Annual Report poster.  
March 29, 2016

The Value of Valuing Nature

The sun is just about to set. It is almost 7 pm in the Yaeda Valley in Northern Tanzania, and I am sitting on top of […]
September 29, 2015

How Forest Conservation Meets Our Basic Needs

We sit under an Acacia tree – an Acacia Tortillis to be precise, thanks to its provision of one of our basic needs, shade from the […]
August 12, 2015

News from the Yaeda Valley

It has been a busy 6 months for our community partners in the Yaeda Valley and for Carbon Tanzania. As some of you may have already […]
July 12, 2015

The Last of the First Lead Forest Conservation

Together with the Hadzabe, the last of Tanzania’s hunter/gather communities, we have developed a successful REDD+ project in the Yaeda Valley to protect their 40,000 year […]

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