Provide an updated overall assessment of the status of peatlands and their importance in the global carbon cycle and to national economies. It will emphasize peatlands’ role in enabling the achievement of global commitments to mitigate climate change, as outlined in the Paris Agreement.
identify and begin to respond to the needs of pilot countries with substantial peat coverage through building the knowledge base and developing options to reduce degradation. Improve the sustainability of peatland management including through restoration and the development and adoption of sustainable peatland strategies and action plans.
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