Peatlands – guidance for climate change mitigation through conservation, rehabilitation and sustainable use


This report provides information on management and finance options to achieve emissions reductions and enhance other vital ecosystem services from peatlands. A decision support tree guides users through potential options for the management of both cultivated and uncultivated peatlands. The report also summarizes the methodologies and data available for quantifying greenhouse gas emissions from peatlands and organic soils.

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Organization Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Wetlands International (WI)
Type of resource Methodologies and guidelines
Year of Release 2012

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