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List of abbreviations and acronyms

AEZ Agro-ecological zone
AGROSTAT FAO Information System for Agricultural Statistics
ASIA Asia (excl. Near East)
CGIAR Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
CIS Commonwealth of Independent States
CSA Central and South America
DM Dry Matter
E.EUROPE Eastern Europe
EU European Union
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
GDP Gross Domestic Product
LDC Least Developed Countries
LGA Livestock Grassland Arid Semi-Arid Tropics and Subtropics
LGH Livestock Grassland Humid/Sub-humid Tropics
LGP Length of Growing Period
LGT Livestock Grassland Temperate and Tropical Highlands
LLM Livestock Landless Monogastric
LLR Livestock Landless Ruminant
LPS Livestock Production System
LU Livestock Unit
MIA Mixed Farm Irrigated Arid Semi-Arid Tropics and Subtropics
MIH Mixed Farm Irrigated Humid/Sub-humid Tropics
MRA Mixed Farm Rainfed Arid Semi-Arid Tropics and Subtropics
MRH Mixed Farm Rainfed Humid/Sub-humid Tropics
MRT Mixed Farm Rainfed Temperate and Tropical Highlands
MT Metric Tonnes
OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development - member countries
(excluding Turkey)
OTHER DEVELOPED Other Developed Countries (Israel and Republic of South Africa)
SSA sub-Saharan Africa
TAC Technical Advisory Committee
USAID United States Agency for International Development
WANA West Asia and North Africa

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