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ACABQ Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions
ACP African, Caribbean and Pacific Group
ADG Assistant Director-General
AF Administration and Finance Department
AFF Finance Division
AFH Human Resources Management Division
AFI Information Systems and Technology Division
AFS Administrative Services Division
AG Agriculture, Biosecurity, Nutrition and Consumer Protection 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
AGN Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division
AGORA Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture
AGP Plant Production and Protection Division
AGRIS International Information System for the Agricultural Sciences and Technology
AGS Agricultural Support Systems Division
AOS Administrative and operational support
APFIC Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission
AQUASTAT Rural Water Statistical System
AUD Office of the Inspector-General
AWTO WTO Multilateral Trade Negotiations on Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (PAIA)
BIOD Integrated Management of Biological Diversity for Food and Agriculture (PAIA)
BIOS Biosecurity for Agriculture and Food Production (PAIA)
BTEC Biotechnology Applications in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (PAIA)
CCA Common country assessment
CCLM Committee on Constitutional and Legal Matters
CCP Committee on Commodity Problems
CCRF Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
CECAF Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic
CFC Common Fund for Commodities
CFS Classical swine fever
CFS Committee on World Food Security
CGIAR Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
CGRFA Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
CLIM Climate Change Issues in Agriculture (PAIA)
COAG Committee on Agriculture
COFI Committee on Fisheries
COFO Committee on Forestry
COIN Country Office Information Network
CSD Commission on Sustainable Development (UN)
DNA Deoxyribonucleic acid
EFC European Forestry Commission
EIFAC European Inland Fisheries Advisory Commission
EMPRES Emergency Prevention System for Transboundary Animal and Plant Pests and Diseases
ENGY Bioenergy (PAIA)
ERP Education for Rural People
ES Economics and Social Department
ESA Agricultural and Development Economics Division
ESC Commodities and Trade Division
ESS Statistics Division
EU European Union
FAOLEX Database of national legislation and international agreements concerning food and agriculture (including fisheries, forestry and water)
FAOR FAO Representative
FAOSTAT Corporate Database for Substantive Statistical Data
FAS Field Accounting System
FI Fisheries Department
FIGIS Fisheries Global Information System
FII Fishery Industries Division
FIP Fishery Policy and Planning Division
FIR Fishery Resources Division
FIRMS Fisheries Resources Monitoring System
FIVIMS Food Insecurity and Vulnerability Information and Mapping System
FMD Foot-and-mouth disease
FO Forestry Department
FON Forestry Policy and Information Division
FOP Forestry Products and Economics Division
FOR Forest Resources Division
FPMIS Field Programme Management Information System
FRA Forest resources assessment
GAP Good agricultural practice
GFCM General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean
GI General Affairs and Information Department
GIC Conference, Council and Protocol Affairs Division
GIEWS Global Information and Early Warning System on Food and Agriculture
GII Information Division
GIL Library and Documentation Systems Division
GLOP Global Perspective Studies (PAIA)
GPA Global Plan of Action
HR Human resources
HRMS Human Resources Management System
IAAH International Alliance Against Hunger
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency
ICSC International Civil Service Commission
ICT Information and communication technology
IDWG Interdepartmental Working Group
IEE Independent External Evaluation of FAO
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFI International financing institution
IGO Intergovernmental Organization
ILO International Labour Organization
IPM Integrated pest management
IPNM Integrated plant nutrient management
IPOA International Plan of Action
IPPC International Plant Protection Convention
IPPM Integrated production and pest management
IRC International Rice Commission
IS Information systems
ISP Investment Support Programme
IT Information technology
IT International Treaty
IUU Illegal, unreported and unregulated (fishing)
JIU Joint Inspection Unit
LEG Legal Office
LHOO Local Institution Building to Improve Capacity for Achieving Sustainable Rural Livelihoods (PAIA)
LO Liaison Office
LOBR Liaison Office with European Union and Belgium
LOGE Liaison Office with the United Nations, Geneva
LOJA Liaison Office with Japan
LONY Liaison Office with the United Nations, New York
LOWA Liaison Office for North America
MCS Monitoring, control and surveillance
MDG Millennium Development Goal
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MSS Management Support Service
MSU Management Support Unit
MTNS Sustainable Management of Mountains (PAIA)
MTP Medium Term Plan
NARS National Agricultural Research Systems
NGO Non-governmental organization
NMTPF National medium-term priority framework
NPFS National Programme for Food Security
NPO National Professional Officer
NWFP Non-wood forest product
OCD Office for Coordination of Normative, Operational and Decentralized Activities
ODA Official development assistance
ODG Office of the Director-General
OFA Office of WFS Follow-up and Alliances
OIE World Organisation for Animal Health
PAAT Programme Against African Trypanosomiasis
PABX Private automatic branch exchange (telephone)
PAIA Priority Area for Interdisciplinary Action
PBE Office of Programme, Budget and Evaluation
PGRFA Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
PIRES Programme Planning, Implementation Reporting and Evaluation System
PROD Integrated Production Systems (SARD/SPFS) (PAIA)
PSC Project Servicing Costs
PVP Plant Variety Protection
QINF Definitions, Norms, Methodologies and Quality of Information (PAIA)
RAF Regional Office for Africa
RAP Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
RBB Results-based budgeting
REHA Disaster Prevention, Mitigation and Preparedness and Post Emergency Relief and Rehabilitation
REIO Regional Economic Integration Organization
REU Regional Office for Europe
RFB Regional fishery body
RFMO Regional fishery management organization
RG Real growth
RLC Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean
RNE Regional Office for the Near East
RO Regional Office
RPFS Regional Programme for Food Security
SAD Special Adviser to the Director-General
SADC Southern African Development Community
SARD Sustainable agriculture and rural development
SD Sustainable Development Department
SDA Rural Development Division
SDR Research, Extension and Training Division
SDW Gender and Population Division
SIT Sterile insect technique
SOFA The State of Food and Agriculture
SOFI The State of Food Insecurity in the World
SPAT Spatial Information Management and Decision Support Tools
SPFS Special Programme for Food Security
SPS Sanitary and phytosanitary measures
SSC Shared Services Centre
SSC South-South Cooperation
TAD Transboundary animal diseases
TC Technical Cooperation Department
TCA Policy Assistance Division
TCE Emergency Operations and Rehabilitation Division
TCI Investment Centre
TCO Field Operations Division
TCP Technical Cooperation Programme
UNCED United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
UNDAF United Nations Development Assistance Framework
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization
WAICENT World Agricultural Information Centre
WFD World Food Day
WFP World Food Programme
WFS World Food Summit
WHO World Health Organization
WTO World Trade Organization
ZRG Zero real growth
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