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Appendix: acronyms and abbreviations

ADB

Asian Development Bank

AIT

Asian Institute of Technology

BST

Bioenergy Systems and Technology

BTG

Biomass Technology Group

DC

Developing Country

DGIS

Netherlands Directorate for International Cooperation

DTP

Dendrothermal Power

EMENA

Europe, Middle East and North Africa

ESMAP

Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme

FAO

Food and Agricultural Organization

GNP

Gross National Product

ITB

Institute of Technology, Bandung

LAC

Latin America and the Caribbean

NPA

Nairobi Programme of Action

NRSE

New and Renewable Sources of Energy

OECD

Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development

PAH

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon

PFE

Progetto Finalizzato Energetico

R, D & D

Research, Development and Demonstration

SADCC

Southern Africa Development Coordination Conference

SRF

Short Rotation Forestry

TCDC

Technical Cooperation among Developing Countries

TFAP

Tropical Forests Action Programme

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UNIDO

United Nations Industrial Development Organization

USAID

US Agency for International Development

WB

World Bank

WRI

World Resources Institute

GJ

Gigajoule

ha

Hectare

J

Joule

kgOE

Kilogram Oil Equivalent

MJ

Megajoule

MTOE

Million Tonnes of Oil Equivalent

TOE

Tonnes of Oil Equivalent

yr

Year

CONVERSION FACTORS

1 TOE = 41.868 GJ


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