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ACC Administrative Committee on Coordination (UN)
ACFR Advisory Committee on Fisheries Research
AF Administration and Finance Department (FAO)
AFF Finance Division (FAO)
AFI Information Systems and Technology Division (FAO)
AFS Administrative Services Division (FAO)
AGE Joint FAO/IAEA Division (FAO)
AGL Land and Water Development Division (FAO)
AGLINET Worldwide Network of Agricultural Libraries
AGRIBANK Financial Services in Rural Areas Database
AGRIS International Information System for the Agricultural Sciences and Technology
AGROVOC Multilingual Thesaurus of Agricultural Terminology
AnGR Animal Genetic Resources
AOS Administrative and Operational Services
APO Associate Professional Officer
ARTEMIS African Satellite Environmental Monitoring System (FAO)
ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations
ASFA Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts Database (FAO)
AT 2015-2030 Agriculture Towards 2015-2030
AUD Office of the Inspector-General (FAO)
CARIS Current Agricultural Research Information System
CBD Convention on Biological Diversity
CBPP Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia
CCAQ Consultative Committee on Administrative Questions
CCLM Committee on Constitutional and Legal Matters (FAO)
CCP Committee on Commodity Problems (FAO)
CD-ROM Compact Disc – Read Only Memory
CFC Common Fund for Commodities
CFS Committee on World Food Security (FAO)
CGIAR Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
CGRFA Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (FAO)
CMR Commodity Market Review
COFI Committee on Fisheries (FAO)
COFO Committee on Forestry (FAO)
CROPWAT Computer Programme for Irrigation Planning and Management
CSD Commission on Sustainable Development (UN)
CSSD Consultative Sub-Committee on Surplus Disposal
DAD-IS Domestic Animal Diversity Information System
EBRD European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
EC European Community
ECDC Economic Cooperation among Developing Countries
ECLO Emergency Centre for Locust Operations
EMPRES Emergency Prevention System for Transboundary Animal and Plant Pests and Diseases (FAO)
ES Economic and Social Department (FAO)
ESDG Global Perspective Studies Unit (FAO)
FAOINFO FAO Information Database
FARMNETS Farm Information Networks
FB Food Balance Sheets
FFDX Management Support Unit for Fisheries and Forestry Departments (FAO)
FIGIS Fisheries Global Information System
FINSYS Budget and Finance Management System (FAO)
FIVIMS Food Insecurity and Vulnerability Mapping System (FAO)
FO Forestry Department (FAO)
GIC Conference, Council and Protocol Affairs Division (FAO)
GID General Affairs and Information Department (FAO)
GIDN Office for Liaison with National Committees (FAO)
GIEWS Global Information and Early Warning System on Food and Agriculture (FAO)
GII Information Division (FAO)
GIL Library and Documentation Systems Division (FAO)
GIS Geographic Information System
GLOBEFISH Computerized System of Fish Marketing Information (FAO)
GMP Good Manufacturing Practice
GTOS Global Terrestrial Observing System
GWP Global Water Partnership
HACCP Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (System)
IAWG Inter-Agency Working Group
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICID International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage
ICN International Conference on Nutrition
ICSC International Civil Service Commission
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFIS International Food Information Service
IFPRI International Food Policy Research Institute
IGG Inter-Governmental Group
IGO Inter-Governmental Organization
ILO International Labour Office
IMF International Monetary Fund
INFARM Farm and Farming Systems Database
INPHO Information Network on Post-Harvest Operations
INTDIR Agricultural Engineering Farmpower Equipment Database
IPM Integrated Pest Management
IPNS Integrated Plant Nutrition Systems
IPPC International Plant Protection Convention
IPTRID International Programme for Technology Research for Irrigation and Drainage
IRC International Rice Commission
ISRIC International Soil Reference and Information Centre
IT Information Technology
ITWG International Technical Working Group
JIU Joint Inspection Unit (UN)
LEG Legal Office (FAO)
MoDAD Monitoring of the Measurement of Domestic Animal Diversity
MSU Management Support Unit (FAO)
MTN Multilateral Trade Negotiations
NARS National Agricultural Research System
NGO Non-Governmental Organization
OCD Office for Coordination of Normative, Operational and Decentralized Activities (FAO)
ODG Office of the Director-General (FAO)
OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
PBE Office of Programme, Budget and Evaluation (FAO)
PGRFA Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
PIC Prior Informed Consent
PWB Programme of Work and Budget
R&D Research and Development
RAF Regional Office for Africa (FAO)
RAP Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (FAO)
REE Research, Extension and Education
REU Regional Office for Europe (FAO)
RLC Regional Office for Latin America (FAO)
RNE Regional Office for the Near East (FAO)
SACRED Scheme for Agricultural Credit Development
SAD Special Adviser to the Director-General (FAO)
SADC Southern African Development Community
SDA Rural Development Division (FAO)
SDR Research, Extension and Training Division (FAO)
SECNA Screwworm Emergency Centre for North Africa
SFI Soil Fertility Initiative
SIDS Small Island Developing States
SIMIS Scheme for Irrigation Management Information System
SIS Seed Information System
SIT Sterile Insect Technique
SOFA State of Food and Agriculture
SOTER Soils and Terrain Database
SPFS Special Programme for Food Security
SUA Supply Utilization Accounts
TAC Technical Advisory Committee (CGIAR)
TCA Policy Assistance Division (FAO)
TCCT Technical Cooperation among Countries in Transition
TCDC Technical Cooperation among Developing Countries
TCDI Information and Procedures Unit (FAO)
TCDM Unit for Cooperation with Multilateral and Bilateral Agencies
TCI Investment Centre Division (FAO)
TCO Field Operations Division (FAO)
TCOR Special Relief Operations Service (FAO)
TCP Technical Cooperation Programme (FAO)
TEMS Terrestrial Ecosystem Monitoring Sites
TOF Trees Outside Forests
TSS Technical Support Services
UNCED United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
UNCDF United Nations Capital Development Fund
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNEP United Nations Environment Programme
UNFPA United Nations Population Fund
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
UR Uruguay Round
WAICENT World Agriculture Information Centre (FAO)
WAIR World Agriculture Information Resource Database
WB World Bank
WFP World Food Programme
WFS World Food Summit
WHO World Health Organization
WIEWS World Information and Early Warning System on Plant Genetic Resources
WTO World Trade Organization
ZNG Zero Nominal Growth
ZRG Zero Real Growth


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