There is huge potential from Blue Carbon, as a Nature-Based Solution, due to its effectiveness at storing carbon, up to five times more than terrestrial forests per hectare. However, there are also social, political, and economic challenges for Blue Carbon projects. When these challenges are addressed well, it can lead to the creation of sustainable livelihoods. Plus, to the preservation of important coastal habitats, alongside the carbon benefits.
To overcome the challenges of monitoring thousands of smallholder farmers, the Taking Root team developed their own unique software for monitoring and reporting.