Climate Strategy in Peatlands Conservation

22 May 2019

This panel session explored engagement with a wide range of partners and countries for more effective South-South co-operative efforts to tackle challenges around peatland conservation and restoration.

Keynote address:
Dr. Agus Justianto
Head, Forestry and Environmental Research Development and Innovation Agency (FOERDIA)

Moderator:
Dr. Daniel Murdiyarso, CIFOR

Speakers:
Kristell Hergoualc’h, Scientist, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
Topic: Climate change impacts of agriculture, pastoralism and forestry in peatlands with examples from Indonesia and Peru

Nyoman Iswarayoga, Director of External Affairs, Restorasi Ekosistem Riau (RER)
Topic: Peatlands landscape approach

Maria Nuutinen, Forestry Officer, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
Topic: Paludiculture – sustainable food and biomass production on peatlands and how to enhance local livelihood benefits from peatland 

Haris Gunawan, Deputy of Research and Development, Peat Restoration Agency (BRG)
Topic: Managing peat water to serve community livelihood

Mitsuru Osaki, Professor Emeritus Research Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University
Topic: Monitoring carbon emissions related to waters

Related session:
Climate Strategy in Peatlands Conservation: Managing Competing Demands from Food, Energy and the Environment

  • International Tropical Peatlands Centre (ITPC)

  • Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)


  • Agus Justianto

    Representative of the government of Indonesia, ex-officio member of the Board of Trustees, CIFOR

  • Kristell Hergoualc’h

    Scientist, Climate Change, Energy and low carbon development (CCE), CIFOR

  • Maria Nuutinen

    Peatlands forestry officer, FAO

  • Nyoman Iswarayoga

    Director of external affairs, Restorasi Ekosistem Riau

  • Haris Gunawan

    Deputy, Research and Development, Peatland Restoration Agency, Republic of Indonesia

  • Mitsuru Osaki

    Professor Emeritus, Research Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University