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ACC Administrative Committee on Coordination

AEZ Agro-ecological Zone

AGRIS International Information System for the Agricultural Sciences and Technology

APO Associate Professional Officer

ASEAN Association of South East Asian Nations

ASFA Aquatic Science and Fisheries Abstracts

AUD Office of the Inspector-General (FAO)

CARIS Current Agricultural Research Information System

CBD Convention on Biological Diversity

CBP Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia

CCP Committee on Commodity Problems (FAO)

CCPOQ Consultative Committee on Programme and Operational Questions

CFS Committee on World Food Security (FAO)

CGIAR Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research

CGRFA Inter-governmental Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (FAO)

COFI Committee on Fisheries (FAO)

CP FAO/World Bank Cooperative Programme

ECE Economic Commission for Europe (United Nations)

EMPRES Emergency Prevention System for Transboundary Animal and Plant Pests and Diseases

FAOINFO FAO Information Data Base

FAOR FAO Representative

FAOSTAT Corporate Database for Substantive Statistical Data (FAO)

FINSYS Computerized Budget and Finance Information System (FAO)

FIVIMS Food Insecurity and Vulnerability Information Mapping System

GIEWS Global Information and Early Warning System (FAO)

GLOBEFISH Computerized System of Fish Marketing Information (FAO)

GREP Global Rinderpest Eradication Programme

GTZ German Agency for Technical Cooperation

HACCP Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point

IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency

IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development

ILO International Labour Office

IPGRI International Plant Genetic Resources Institute

IPM Integrated Pest Management

IPNS Integrated Plant Nutrition System

IPPC International Plant Protection Convention

IRRI International Rice Research Institute

ISP Investment Support Programme (FAO)

IUFRO International Union of Forestry Research Organizations

LDCs Least Developed Countries

LEG Legal Office (FAO)

LIFDCs Low Income Food Deficit Countries

LOBR Liaison Office with the European Union and Belgium

LOGE Liaison Office with the United Nations, Geneva

LOJA Liaison Office for Japan

LONY Liaison Office with the United Nations, New York

LOWA Liaison Office for North America

MSU Management Support Unit

MTP Medium Term Plan

NARS National Agricultural Research System

NGO Non-Governmental Organization

NWFP Non-Wood Forest Products

OAU Organization of African Unity

OCD Office for Coordination of Normative, Operational and Decentralized Activities (FAO)

ODG Office of the Director-General

OIE Office international des épizooties (the World Organization for Animal Health)

PAAT Programme Against African Trypanosomiasis

PBE Office of Programme, Budget and Evaluation (FAO)

PBEE Evaluation Service of PBE (FAO)

PEEM Panel of Experts on Environmental Management for Vector Control

PER Programme Evaluation Report

PERSYS Computerized Personnel Management System (FAO)

PGR Plant Genetic Resources

PIC Prior Informed Consent

PIR Programme Implementation Report

PWB Programme of Work and Budget

RAF Regional Office for Africa (FAO)

RAP Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (FAO)

REU Regional Office for Europe (FAO)

RLC Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (FAO)

RNE Regional Office for the Near East (FAO)

SAFR Sub-regional Office for Southern and East Africa (FAO)

SEUR Sub-regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe (FAO)

SIT Sterile Insect Technique

SLAC Sub-regional Office for the Caribbean (FAO)

SNEA Sub-regional Office for North Africa (FAO)

SPFS Special Programme on Food Security

SPPD Support for Policy and Programme Development

STS Support for Technical Services

TCCT Technical Cooperation among Countries in Transition

TCDC Technical Cooperation among Developing Countries

TCI Investment Centre Division (FAO)

TCP Technical Cooperation Programme (FAO)

TF Trust Fund

UNCDF United Nations Capital Development Fund

UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

UNDP United Nations Development Programme

UNEP United Nations Environment Programme

UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization

UNOPS United Nations Office for Project Services

WAICENT World Agriculture Information Centre (FAO)

WFD World Food Day

WFP World Food Programme

WFS World Food Summit

WHO World Health Organization

WID Women-in-Development

WMO World Meteorological Organization

WTO World Trade Organization

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