Avoiding deforestation and improving land protection

• The project, located in the Tanganyika District, covers 216,000 hectares of land and prevents the deforestation of over 1.25m trees each year

• The project will reduce emissions through avoided deforestation by over 5.7m tons of CO2e over the project’s first 10 years

• A collaborative approach enables partnership between the project developer, Carbon Tanzania, and the District Government and local village communities, therefore improving land protection and governances across the project area

• Carbon revenues are utilized to provide health services, develop school infrastructure, improve farming practices, develop new crops, plant woodlots for fuelwood and cultivate fruit trees – in total this improves the livelihoods of over 20,000 individuals

• The project protects habitats of 13 endangered species, including the Eastern Chimpanzee and African Elephant, as well as 38 large mammal species and 261 bird species

• Veera and CCB Triple Gold Certified

The following Sustainable Development Goals are being pursued with this project: