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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.
May 6, 2024

Understanding our impact in 2023

2023 marked another record year of growth and impact for Carbon Tanzania. Our three operational ground-breaking forest conservation projects delivered $6.9 million to some of the […]
March 28, 2024

This Land is Our Land: Protection leads to repurchase

Under the ancient baobab tree the celebration begins. The Hadza hunter-gatherers are joined by the District Commissioner of Mbulu, James Kheri, who is officiating the buying […]
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 […]
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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