Pioneering carbon credits project emerges in Tsabong

Unlimited supply: Botswana receives one of the world’s highest levels of sunshine each year
Unlimited supply: Botswana receives one of the world’s highest levels of sunshine each year

The country’s first carbon credit project is taking shape in Tsabong, carrying the community into a multibillion dollar global market and offering the potential to transform the way in which citizens extract value from their land.

BusinessWeek has established that Gazelle Ecosolutions, a tech and environment firm with global founding partners, has finalised a proof of concept at the Tsabong project site which demonstrates that the carbon credits can be put on the global market.

A carbon credit or offset credit is a transferrable financial instrument (i.e. a derivative of an underlying commodity) certified by governments or independent certification bodies to represent an emission reduction that can then be bought or sold.

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