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ACRONYMS

 

ACC
Administrative Committee on Coordination
ACFR
Advisory Committee on Fisheries Research
ADG
Assistant Director-General
AEZ
Agro-ecological zone
AF
Administration and Finance Department
AfDB
African Development Bank
AFF
Finance Division
AFI
Information Systems and Technology Division
AFIP
Information Systems and Technology Division – Information Technology Pool
AFP
Personnel Division
AFRICOVER
Land Cover Map and Geodatabase for Africa
AFS
Administrative Services Division
AG
Agriculture Department
AGA
Animal Production and Health Division
AGE
Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture
AGL
Land and Water Development Division
AGLINET
Worldwide Network of Agricultural Libraries
AGP
Plant Production and Protection Division
AGPS
Seed and Plant Genetic Resources Service
AGRIS
International Information System for the Agricultural Sciences and Technology
AGROMET
Agrometeorology Group
AGROVOC
Multilingual Thesaurus of Agricultural Terminology
AGS
Agricultural Support Systems Division
AI
Artificial insemination
AIT
Asian Institute of Technology
AnGR
Animal genetic resources
AOS
Administrative and Operational Support Services
APFRI
Asia and the Pacific Association of Forestry Research Institutions
APO
Associate Professional Officer
AQUASTAT
Rural Water Statistical System
ARTEMIS
African Real-Time Environmental Monitoring Information System
AsDB
Asian Development Bank
ASFA
Aquatic Science and Fisheries Abstracts Database
AT 2015/30
Agriculture Towards 2015/30
ATO
African Timber Organization
AUD
Office of the Inspector-General
CARIS
Current Agricultural Research Information System
CATIE
Tropical Agriculture Research and Higher Education Center
CBD
Convention on Biological Diversity
CBPP
Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia
CCAQ
Consultative Committee on Administrative Questions
CCC
Corporate Communication Committee
CCD
Convention to Combat Desertification
CCLM
Committee on Constitutional and Legal Matters
CCP
Committee on Commodity Problems
CCPOQ
Consultative Committee on Programme and Operational Questions
CSSD
Consultative Sub-committee on Surplus Disposal
CFC
Common Fund for Commodities
CFS
Committee on World Food Security
CGIAR
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
CGRFA
Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
CIFOR
Center for International Forestry Research
CIRAD
International Cooperation Centre on Agrarian Research for Development
CITES
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
COAG
Committee on Agriculture
COFI
Committee on Fisheries
COFO
Committee on Forestry
CROPWAT
Computer Program for Irrigation Planning and Management
CSD
Commission on Sustainable Development
CSO
Civil Society Organization
CTA
Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation
DAD-IS
Domestic Animal Diversity Information System
DESA
Drought Emergency in Southern Africa
DRMS
Digital Records Management System
EASTFISH
Fish Marketing Information Centre for Eastern and Central Europe
EBRD
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
EC
European Community
ECA
European Commission on Agriculture
ECDC
Economic Cooperation among Developing Countries
ECE
Economic Commission for Europe
ECLO
Emergency Centre for Locusts Operations
ECOSOC
Economic and Social Council
EIFAC
European Inland Fisheries Advisory Commission
ELISA
Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay
EMPRES
Emergency Prevention System for Transboundary Animal and Plant Pests and Diseases
ES
Economic and Social Department
ESA
Agriculture and Economic Development Analysis Division
ESA
European Space Agency
ESC
Commodities and Trade Division
ESDG
Global Perspectives Studies Unit
ESN
Food and Nutrition Division
ESS
Statistics Division
EU
European Union
EUMETSAT
European Meteorological Satellite Organization
EUROSTAT
Statistical Office of the European Communities
FAOINFO
FAO Information Database
FAOR
FAO Representative
FAOSIS
Specialized Information System
FAOSTAT
Corporate Database for Substantive Statistical Data
FARM-Net
Farm Information Networks
FAS
Field Accounting System
FCCC
Framework Convention on Climate Change
FFHC
Freedom from Hunger Campaign
FI
Fisheries Department
FIGIS
Fisheries Global Information System
FINSYS
Budget and Financial Management System
FIP
Fishery Policy and Planning Division
FIR
Fishery Resources Division
FIVIMS
Food Insecurity and Vulnerability Information and Mapping Systems
FMD
Foot-and-mouth disease
FO
Forestry Department
FORSPA
Forestry Research Support Programme for Asia and the Pacific
FRA
Forest resources assessment
FTPP
Forests, Trees and People Programme
GCOS
Global Climate Observing System
GCP
Government Cooperative Programme
GEF
Global Environment Facility
GESAMP
IMO/FAO/UNESCO-IOC/WMO/WHO/IAEA/UN/UNEP Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection
GFCM
General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean
GI
General Affairs and Information Department
GIC
Conference, Council and Protocol Affairs Division
GIDN
Unit for Liaison with National Committees
GIEWS
Global Information and Early Warning System
GII
Information Division
GIII
Publishing and Multimedia Service
GIL
Library and Documentation Systems Division
GIS
Geographical Information System
GLOBEFISH
Computerized System of Fish Marketing Information
GOOS
Global Ocean Observing System
GPA
Global Plan of Action
GREP
Global Rinderpest Eradication Programme
GTOS
Global Terrestrial Observing System
GTZ
German Agency for Technical Cooperation
HACCP
Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (System)
IAEA
International Atomic Energy Agency
IARC
International Agricultural Research Centre
IASC
Inter-agency Standing Committee
IBAR
Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources
ICAM
Integrated Coastal Area Management
ICARDA
International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas
ICGEB
International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
ICID
International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage
ICIE
Institute for Computer and Information Engineering
ICIMOD
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
ICLARM
International Centre for Living Aquatic Resources Management
ICN
International Conference on Nutrition
ICRAF
International Centre for Research in Agroforestry
ICRISAT
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
ICSC
International Civil Service Commission
ICSU
International Council of Scientific Unions
IDB
Inter-American Development Bank
IDRC
International Development Research Centre
IEA
International Economic Association
IFA
International Fertilizer Industry Association
IFAD
International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFAP
International Federation of Agricultural Producers
IFDC
International Fertilizer Development Center
IFF
Intergovernmental Forum on Forests
IFI
International Financing Institution
IFPRI
International Food Policy Research Institute
IGBP
International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme
IGG
Inter-governmental Group
IGO
Intergovernmental Organization
IIASA
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
IICA
Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
ILO
International Labour Organization
ILRI
International Livestock Research Institute
IMF
International Monetary Fund
INFOCRIS
International Food Contaminant and Residue Information System
INFONetwork
Fish Marketing Information Services
INFOYU
Fish Marketing Information Centre for China
INGO
International Non-governmental Organization
INIBAP
International Network for the Improvement of Bananas and Plantains
INPHO
Information Network on Post-Harvest Operations
IOC
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
IPC
International Poplar Commission
IPGRI
International Plant Genetic Resources Institute
IPM
Integrated Pest Management
IPPC
International Plant Protection Convention
IPTRID
International Programme for Technology and Research in Irrigation and Drainage
IRC
International Rice Commission
IRRI
International Rice Research Institute
IsDB
Islamic Development Bank
ISNAR
International Service for National Agricultural Research
ISO
International Organization for Standardization
ISP
Investment Support Programme
ITC
International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO)
ITTO
International Tropical Timber Organization
ITU
International Telecommunication Union
ITWG
Intergovernmental Technical Working Group
IUCN
World Conservation Union
IUFRO
International Union of Forestry Research Organizations
IWMI
International Water Management Institute
JECFA
Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives
JIU
Joint Inspection Unit
LDCs
Least developed countries
LEG
Legal Office
LIFDC
Low-Income, Food-Deficit Country
LOGE
Liaison Office with the United Nations (Geneva)
LRIS
Land Resources Information System
MRL
Maximum residue limit
MSU
Management Support Unit
MTN
Multilateral Trade Negotiations
MTP
Medium Term Plan
NACA
Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific
NARS
National Agricultural Research Systems
NASA
National Aeronautics And Space Administration (United States)
NGO
Non-governmental Organization
NPO
National Professional Officer
NWFP
Non-wood forest products
OAU
Organization of African Unity
OCD
Office for Coordination of Normative, Operational and Decentralized Activities
OCHA
Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
ODG
Office of the Director-General
OEA
Organization of American States
OECD
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OIE
International Office of Epizootics
OLADE
Latin American Energy Organization
PAAT
Programme Against African Trypanosomiasis
PAHO
Pan-American Health Organization
PBE
Office of Programme, Budget and Evaluation
PBEC
Office of Programme, Budget and Evaluation – Corporate Income
PCR
Polymerase chain reaction
PER
Programme Evaluation Report
PERSYS
Computerized Personnel Management System
PFL
Prevention of Food Losses
PGRFA
Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
PIC
Prior Informed Consent
PIR
Programme Implementation Report
PLANSYS
Computerized Programme Planning and Budgeting System
PWB
Programme of Work and Budget
RAF
Regional Office for Africa
RAP
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
REDCAPA
Red de Instituciones Vinculadas a la Capacitación en Economía y Políticas Agrícolas en América Latina y el Caribe
REFORGEN
Global Information System on Forest Genetic Resources
REIMP
Regional Environmental Information Management Project
REU
Regional Office for Europe
RG
Real growth
RIA
Radio-immunoassay
RLC
Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean
RNE
Regional Office for the Near East
RP
Regular Programme
SACRED
Scheme of Agricultural Credit Development
SAD
Special Advisers to the Director-General
SADC
Southern African Development Community
SAFR
Sub-regional Office for Southern and East Africa
SAPA
Sub-regional Office for the Pacific Islands
SD
Sustainable Development Department
SDA
Rural Development Division
SDR
Research, Extension and Training Division
SDW
Women and Population Division
SEAGA
Socioeconomic and Gender Analysis Programme
SECNA
Screwworm Emergency Centre for North Africa
SEUR
Sub-regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe
SFI
Soil Fertility Initiative
SIDS
Small Island Developing States
SIMIS
Scheme for Irrigation Management Information System
SIS
Seed Information System
SIT
Sterile insect technique
SNEA
Sub-regional Office for North Africa
SOFA
State of Food and Agriculture
SOFIA
State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture
SOFO
State of the World's Forests
SOTER
Soils and Terrain Database
SPFS
Special Programme for Food Security
SPPD
Support for Policy and Programme Development
SPS
Sanitary and phytosanitary measures
SRA
Special reserve account
STS
Support for Technical Services
SUA
Supply/Utilization Account
TAC
Technical Advisory Committee
TADInfo
Transboundary Animal Diseases Information System
TBT
Technical barriers to trade
TC
Technical Cooperation Department
TCA
Policy Assistance Division
TCDC
Technical Cooperation among Developing Countries
TCDI
Information and Procedures Unit
TCDM
Unit for Cooperation with Multilateral and Bilateral Agencies
TCDN
Unit for Cooperation with Private Sector and NGOs
TCI
Investment Centre Division
TCO
Field Operations Division
TCOC
National Capacity Building, Project Operations Coordination, Reports and Support Branch
TCOR
Special Relief Operations Service
TCP
Technical Cooperation Programme
TF
Trust Fund
TRIPS
Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
TS
Technical Service Agreement
TSS
Technical Support Services
UN
United Nations
UNCDF
United Nations Capital Development Fund
UNCED
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
UNCTAD
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
UNDAF
United Nations Development Assistance Framework
UNDP
United Nations Development Programme
UNEP
United Nations Environment Programme
UNESCO
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNFPA
United Nations Population Fund
UNGA
United Nations General Assembly
UNICEF
United Nations Children's Fund
UNIDO
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNIFEM
United Nations Development Fund for Women
UNJSPB
United Nations Joint Staff Pension Board
UNU
United Nations University
UPOV
International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants
USAID
United States Agency for International Development
USDA
United States Department of Agriculture
UTF
Unilateral Trust Fund
VERCON
Virtual Extension Research Communication Networks
WAICENT
World Agricultural Information Centre
WAIR
World Agriculture Information Resource Database
WB
World Bank
WCF
Working capital fund
WFD
World Food Day
WFP
World Food Programme
WFS
World Food Summit
WHO
World Health Organization
WIEWS
World Information and Early Warning System on Plant Genetic Resources
WOCCU
World Council of Credit Unions
WRI
World Resources Institute
WTO
World Trade Organization
WWF
World Wide Fund for Nature
ZNG
Zero nominal growth
ZRG
Zero real growth

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