Outcome Statement of the 2017 Global Landscapes Forum: Peatlands Matter

Outcome Statement of the 2017 Global Landscapes Forum: Peatlands Matter

The Global Landscapes Forum: Peatlands Matter thematic event provided a space for more than 400 peatlands stakeholders, policymakers, scientists, and private sector actors to convene in Jakarta on May 18, 2017, with thousands joining in online livestreams and discussions. The platform explored what it means to employ multi-directional and multi-stakeholder dialogues in practice, spearheading a community-first and people-centered approach to peatlands management.

Read about the day’s discussions, including key messages, challenges, opportunities and ways forward, in this Outcome Statement that synthesizes Peatlands Matter interactions.

Author: Rachel Carmenta

Publisher: Global Landscapes Forum

Language: English

Year: 2017

Keyword(s): bogs, climate change, ecosystem, ecosystem services, food and livelihoods, GLF Jakarta 2017 GLF, Global Landscapes Forum, land use, peatland restoration, peatlands, restoration, soil carbon, sustainable land use, sustainable landscapes, swamplands, swamps, wetlands

Ecosystem(s): Wetlands and Peatlands

Location(s): Global