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ACP-country Country in Africa, the Caribbean or the Pacific that has signed the Cotonou agreement with the European Community
AEAAZ Agricultural Ethics Assurance Association of Zimbabwe
COLEACP Association of stakeholders in EU-ACP horticultural trade
COLSIBA Co-ordination of Latin American Banana Workers' Unions
ETI Ethical Trading Initiative
EUREP European Retailer Produce Association
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
FLO Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International
GAP Good Agriculture Practices
GMO Genetically Modified Organism
HACCP Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points
IBS IFOAM Basic Standards
ICFTU International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
IFOAM International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements
IIED International Institute for Environment and Development
ILO International Labour Organization
IOAS International Organic Accreditation Service
IPM Integrated Pest Management
IPPC International Plant Protection Convention
ISEAL-Alliance International Social and Environmental Accreditation and Labelling Alliance
ISO International Organization for Standardization
IUF International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations
NGO Non-Governmental Organization
NRET Natural Resources and Ethical Trade programme of the Natural Resources Institute
PIC Prior Informed Consent (procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemical and Pesticides in International Trade)
POPs Persistent Organic Pollutants
RUTA Regional Unit for Technical Assistance
SAI Social Accountability International
SAN Sustainable Agriculture Network
SASA-project Social Accountability in Sustainable Agriculture project
UNEP United Nations Environment Programme
UPC Unique Product Code
WHO World Health Organization

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