Background and account of discussions at a side-event held on November 13, 2008, during CRIC 7, the 7th meeting of the UNCCD's Committee for the Review of the Implementation of
the Convention, in Istanbul, Turkey.
This report seeks to answer the following questions: How can SLM benefit from present and possible future sources of climate finance? What are the most suitable funding mechanisms?
How to quantify SLM's role in measures to adapt to climate change, or indeed any of SLM's other evident benefits to biodiversity, food security and the maintenance of the world's