ACC Administrative Committee on Co-ordination (UN)
CCA Common Country Assessment
CFS Committee on World Food Security (FAO)
CGIAR Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
CP Continuing Programme Activity (FAO)
CSO civil society organization
ECHA Executive Committee for Humanitarian Assistance
ECOSOC Economic and Social Council (UN)
EMPRES Emergency Prevention System for Transboundary Animal and Plant Pests and Diseases (FAO)
FAOR FAO Representative
FIVIMS Food Insecurity and Vulnerability Information Mapping System
GIEWS Global Information and Early Warning System (FAO)
IASC Inter-Agency Standing Committee
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFI international financing institution
ILO International Labour Organisation
IPGRI International Plant Genetic Resources Institute
IPPC International Plant Protection Convention
IPU Inter-Parliamentary Union
NARS National Agricultural Research System
NGO non-governmental organization
OCHA Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN)
ODA official development assistance
SPFS Special Programme for Food Security (FAO)
TAC Technical Advisory Committee (CGIAR)
TS Technical Service Agreement (FAO)
TP Technical Project (FAO)
UNCED United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
UNDAF United Nations Development Assistance Framework
UNDCP United Nations International Drug Control Programme
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNEP United Nations Environment Programme
UNFPA United Nations Population Fund
UNHCHR United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women
WAICENT World Agricultural Information Centre (FAO)
WFP World Food Programme
WHO World Health Organization
WTO World Trade Organization