COTAP's Current Portfolio

Vanua Levu, Fiji
Since 2012, the Drawa Rainforest Conservation project has created $283,063 in income for approximately 120 inland village households spanning 1,588 hectares across the Cakadrove and Macuata provinces of Vanua Levu, Fiji. Drawa is expected to remove and avoid 436K tonnes of CO2 emissions over 30 years, 76K of which have been verified.
Jambi, Indonesia
Since 2014, the project has generated $362,845 for 934 households in the tropical mountainous forests of Bukit Panjang Rantau Bayur, where household incomes are $4-5/day. It has resulted in the avoidance of 303K tonnes of CO2 emissions by protecting 5,339 hectares on the critical frontier of Sumatra’s last intact rainforests.
Meghalaya, India
Through 2022, the Khasi project has paid $472,984 to approximately 7,764 families and has invested $298,817 in forest conservation and management. Since 2011, the project has been protecting and restoring 23,512 hectares of forests, and has verifiably avoided over 411K tonnes of CO2 emissions.
Albertine Rift, Uganda
Through 2022, Trees for Global Benefits has paid out $4.76 million to 26,555 participating households spanning 18,140 hectares and 19 districts. Trees planted by the project through 2022 are projected to sequester 3.89 million tonnes of CO2.

Previous Projects

Dowa and Neno, Malawi
Through 2017, the Clinton Development Initiative’s Trees of Hope project has paid $241,257.99 to approximately 862 smallholder farmer households. In 2016 alone, the project planted 113,013 trees.
Sofala, Mozambique
Over $2.14 million has been paid to over 2,700 farmers in rural areas where annual incomes are traditionally under $50. Sofala also holds the distinction of being the world’s first “Triple Gold” CCBA project.
Limay, Nicaragua
In 2021, CommuniTree project planted 3,792,002 trees which will sequester 768,303 tonnes of CO2. Since 2010, the project has paid $3,135,675 to participants in Nicaragua, the 2nd poorest country in the Western Hemisphere.