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GLOSSARY

ACP
African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States

APFIC
Asia–Pacific Fishery Commission

BRC
British Retail Consortium

CBD
Convention on Biological Diversity

CCRF
Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries

COFI
Committee on Fisheries

DWFS
distant-water fishing state

EAA
ecosystem approach to aquaculture

EAF
ecosystem approach to fisheries

EEZ
exclusive economic zone

ESD
ecologically sustainable development

EIA
environmental impact assessment

EU
European Union

GAA
Global Aquaculture Alliance

GDP
gross domestic product

GFSI
Global Food Safety Initiative

GT
gross tonnage

HACCP
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (System)

IMO
International Maritime Organization

IPOA-IUU
International Plan of Action to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing

ITQ
individual transferable quota

IUU
illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing

LCA
lifecycle assessment

LIFDC
low-income food-deficit country

LVFO
Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization

MCS
monitoring, control and surveillance

NACA
Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia–Pacific

NEAFC
North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission

NEPAD
New Partnership for Africa’s Development

NGO
non-governmental organization

NPOA-IUU
National Plan of Action to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing

OECD
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

RFB
regional fishery body

RFMO
regional fisheries management organization

SWIOFC
South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Commission

TAC
total allowable catch

UNAIDS
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

UNCED
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development

UNEP
United Nations Environment Programme

VMS
vessel monitoring systems

WHO
World Health Organization

WSSD
World Summit on Sustainable Development

WTO
World Trade Organization

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