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Governing peatlands in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Context, agents of change and policy making

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Since 2017, peatlands in the DRC have gain traction in natural resources governance debate in general and specifically in the national efforts to address climate change through sustainable management of forested landscapes. This document provides an overview of the current situation of DRC peatlands, actors, agent of change and policy making. It investigates how the current research, projects and policy processes attempt to address the challenges of providing the DRC with a legal and institutional framework for peatlands management. It proposes insights in support to informed decision making in the country.

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    peatlands, governance, policy analysis, ecosystem management, climate change


    Democratic Republic of the Congo

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