Managing peatland for the betterment of food security

SDGs 2, 6, 13, 15



Grade level

Lifelong learners

Submitted by:

Tay Juhana Foundation

About the lesson

Peatlands might not be in abundance on our Earth but it is one of the most vital ecosystems that keep the balance of our carbon cycle in minimizing climate change's negative effect. As one of the ecosystem services, peatlands could also be utilized to provide food for people. Unfortunately, many peatland utilization (incl. agriculture) practice is implemented unsustainably. Worry not, many studies have actually promoted sustainable peatland for food production by mainly managing its water resource. In this lesson, students