Emiti Nibwo Bulora – Tanzania // GO BACK

Emiti Nibwo Bulora a climate change mitigation project that enables small-scale farmers in the Kagera region in western Tanzania to improve their land management methods through tree planting, by giving them access to carbon revenue streams through the adoption of sustainable agroforestry techniques

The Emiti Nibwo Bulora project directly involves small-scale farmers from the Kagera region in western Tanzania in the mitigation of climate change, whilst delivering livelihood benefits to communities.

Actively Contributes to


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Quality Education

Food Security


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The project is an Afforestation/Reforestation (A/R) project which trains farmers in sustainable land use management techniques that result in carbon sequestration and deliver economic and social benefits.

After community-led project design, farmers benefit from capacity-building and enhanced skills in sustainable resource management. Through Plan Vivo certification, farmers are able to access carbon payments to enable them to cover costs at farm and household level. These payments for ecosystem service do not only contribute to immediate biodiversity and ecosystems benefits, but also have knock-on effects regarding poverty reduction and capacity development



Kagera region, Tanzania

Operational Since:


Project Coordinator:

Vi Agroforestry

PVCS Issued to date:


Area of land under management:

373.33 ha + 91.3 km


669 smallholders and 29 community groups

Project interventions:

  • A/R


Project Registration in 2010

Validation in 2010




Project Location

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2014 | 21 producer groups were facilitated on bee keeping obtaining the necessary knowledge and skills relevant for project establishment and management. Members developed plans to start the project with four beehives, both traditional and modern. Read more.

2013| Eleven groups were trained on the merits of fish farming, based on pond construction and management for the purpose of producing fish for improving nutrition and income diversification. Twenty five groups were facilitated on horticultural production and some farmers have started producing fruits and vegetables.Read more.

2013 | Emiti Nibwo Bulora publishes a new project video. Watch it here