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GPI Research Working Group training session: Learning from experience doing peatland research in developing countries

  • English

Learn from three researchers who have spent their careers working in developing countries. They will discuss challenges accessing sites, navigating cultural sensitivities and dealing with conflict. The session includes a case study of research on GHG emissions and land subsidence and flooding associated with plantation on tropical peatland, that led to negative reactions and other unforeseen negative consequences.

Speakers: Professor Sue Page (University of Leicester), Dr Ritesh Kumar (Wetlands International South Asia), Dr Rupesh Bhomia (CIFOR)