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ACIAR Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
ACT Australian Capital Territory
ADB Asian Development Bank
ADMADE Administrative Management Design
AFC/EFC/NEFC Committee on Mediterranean Forestry Questions
AIDAB Australian International Development Assistance Bureaux
ANMAP  Asian Network on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
ANU  Australian National University
APAN  Asia Pacific Agroforestry Network
ASEAN  Association of Southeast Asian Nations
ATI Appropriate Technology International
ATSC Australian Tree Seed Centre 
BAPPENAS Badan Perancanaan Pembangunan Nasional, National Development Planning Board
CAMPFIRE Communal Areas Management Programme for Indigenous Resources
CARICOM Caribbean Community Secretariat
CATIE Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza
CBOs Community-based organisations
CCAB Central American Convention on Forests
CCCN Customs Co-operation Council Nomenclature
CCF Chief Conservator of Forests PROAFT (Programa de Accíon Forestal Tropical)
CGIAR Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
CI Conservation International
CIF Cost, insurance and freight
CIFOR Centre for International Forestry Research
CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
CN  Combined Nomenclature
COICA Confederation of Indigenous Peoples of the Amazon Basin
CPC  Provisional Central Product Classification
CPRs  Common Property Resources
CRC  Collaborative Research Centre
CSC  Commonwealth Science Council
CSIRO  Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization-Australia
CTO/DTO  Crude Tall Oil and/or Distilled Tall Oil
DBH  Diameter at breast height
DGF  Director General of Forestry
DNA  Deoxyribonucleic acid
EMAS  European eco-audit and management scheme
ERDB  Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau - the Philippines
ESCOP  European Scientific Cooperative for Phytotherapy
EU  European Union
F/FRED  Forestry/Fuelwood Research and Development
FAO  Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
FB-SSEs  Forest-based small-scale enterprises 
FOB  Free on board
FONESSA  Forest research networking in sub-Saharan Africa
FORIS  Forest Resources Information System
FORSPA  Forestry Research Support Programme for Asia and the Pacific
FORTIP  Forest Tree Improvement Project
FRDC  Forest Research and Development Centre ? Indonesia
FRIM  Forest Institute of Malaysia
FRSC  Forest Research and Survey Centre
FSIV  Forest Science Institute of Viet Nam 
GDP  Gross Domestic Product
GEMINI  Growth and Equity through Microenterprise Investments and Institutions Project
GIS  Geographic Information System
GMP  Good Manufacturing Practices
GTZ  Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit GmbH
HATUSA  Harmonized System Tariff USA
HKH  Hindu Kush-Himalaya
HS  Harmonised Commodity Description and Coding System
IAEA  International Atomic Energy Agency
IBPGR  International Board for Plant Genetic Resources (changed to IPGRI)
ICIMOD  International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
ICRAF  International Centre for Research in Agroforestry
ICUC  International Centre for Underutilized Crops
IDRC  International Development Research Centre of Canada
IER  income equivalent ratio
IFAD  International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFPRI  International Food Policy Research Institute
IFRA  International Fragrance Association
IIED  International Institute for Environment and Development
IITA  International Institute for Tropical Agriculture
ILO  International Labour Organization
IMF  International Monetary Fund
INBAR  International Network on Bamboo and Rattan
INBio  National Biodiversity Institute of Costa Rica
IPGRI  International Plant Genetic Resources Institute
IPR  Intellectual Property Rights
IRA  Institute of Resource Assessment
ISIC  International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities
ISNAR  International Service for National Agricultural Research
ISO  International Organization for Standardization
ISTC  International Standard Trade Classification
ITC  International Trade Centre
ITTO  International Tropical Timber Organization
IUCN  International Union for Conservation of Nature (World Conservation Union)
IUFRO  International Union of Forestry Research Organizations
JECFA  Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives
kg  Kilogramme
KMTNC  King Mahendra Trust for Nature Conservation
KPH  an Indonesian acronym for forest district
LER  Land equivalent ratio 
MAB  Man and Biosphere programme
MFP  Minor Forest Products
MPT  Multipurpose tree 
NCI  National Cancer Institute
n.e.c.  Not elsewhere classified
NFTA  Nitrogen Fixing Tree Association
NGOs  Non-governmental organisations
NORAD  Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation
NPV  net present value
NRI-UK  Natural Resources Institute
NSW  New South Wales
NTFP  Non-timber forest product
NWFP(s)  Non-wood forest product(s)
ODA  Overseas Development Administration ? UK
ODI  Overseas Development Institute ? UK
OECD  Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OFI  Oxford Forestry Institute
OLAFO  Conservation for Sustainable Development in Central America 
ORSTOM  French Institute of Scientific Research for Cooperative Development
PNG  Papua New Guinea
PPF  Plan Piloto Forestal
PRA  Participatory rural appraisal
PROAFT  Programa de Accíon Forestal Tropical
PROSEA  Plant Resources of South East Asia Foundation
QFRI  Queensland Forest Research Institute
R&D  Research and development
RAPA  Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific 
RDFN  Rural Development Forestry Network of ODI
RECOFTC  Regional Community Forestry Training Centre
RFD  Royal Forest Department ? Thailand
RIFM  Research Institute of Fragrance Materials
RLAC  Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean
ROSTSEA  Regional Office for Science and Technology for South East Asia
SAF  Society of American Foresters
SAM  Standard Air Mancur
SEEA  System of Environmental Economic Account
SFO  Senior Forestry Officer
SITC  Standard International Trade Classification
SNA  Systems of National Accounts
STOL  short take-off and landing (aircraft)
TCDC  Technical cooperation among developing countries
TFAP  Tropical Forests Action Programme
TFT  Tropical Fruit Trees
TREEDAT  Tree performance database
TRIFED  Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited
TRIPs  Agreement on Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights
UNAC  Upland NGO Assistance Committee at the Philippine Uplands Resource Centre
UNCED  United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
UNDP  United Nations Development Programme
UN-ECE  United Nations Economic Commission for Europe 
UNEP  United Nations Environmental Programme
Unesco  United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNIDO  United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNSW  University of New South Wales
US-AID  United States Agency for International Development
USDA  United States Department of Agriculture
WA  Western Australia
WCED  World Commission on Environment and- Development
WCMC  World Conservation Monitoring Centre
WHO  World Health Organization
WRI  World Resources Institute
WWF  World Wide Fund for Nature
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