Tanya Dimitrova

Getting Down To Business: The Tolo River People Shift From Building Their Carbon Project To Selling The Offsets

After three years of preparation and four years of development, the Tolo River community of Colombia in 2013 began earning carbon offsets for saving their endangered rainforest. For the project to deliver on its potential, they must now sell the offsets and manage the income. 12 May 2015 | “I feel pain when the forest…

How The Tolo River People Of Colombia Harnessed Carbon Finance To Save Their Rainforest

Colombia’s Tolo River People collectively own 32,000 acres of rainforest, and that forest feeds the river on which they depend. But ownership means nothing if you can’t protect it. Four years ago, the decided to start harnessing carbon finance to save the forest and preserve their way of life. This is their story. 28 July…