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LANA Länder-Arbeitsgemeinschaft Naturschutz, Landschaftspflege und Erholung
LMO Living Modified Organism
LMO-FFP LMO intended for feed, food, or processing


MEA Multilateral Environmental Agreement
MKRO Ministerkonferenz für Raumordnung
MNC Multinational Corporation
MoU Memorandum of Understanding
MTPW Medium Term Programme of Work


NBSAPs National Biodiversity Stategy and Action Plan (Nationale Biodiversitätsstrategieen und Aktionspläne)
NGO Non Governmental Organization (Nichtregierunggsorganisation)
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States)
NRO Nichtregierunggsorganisation (Non Governmental Organization)


OECD Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OIE Office Internationale des Epizooties (Office for International Epizootics)


PIC Prior Informed Consent
PVO Private Voluntary Organization


Ramsar 'Ramsar Convention' - Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, especially as Waterfowl Habitat


SADC Southern African Development Coordination Conference
SADCC Southern African Development Coordination Conference
SAREC Department of Research Cooperation (Sida)
SBSTTA Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice
SCBD Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
SCOPE Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment
SHIFT Studies on Human Influence on Floodplains in the Tropics
Sida Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
SIDS Small Island Developing States


TNC Transnational Corporation
TRIPs Agreement on Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights


UBA Umweltbundesamt (Federal Environmental Agency)
UN United Nations
UNCCD United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
UNCED United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
UNCLOS United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNEP United Nations Environment Programme
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
UNFF United Nations Forum on Forests
UNGA United Nations General Assembly
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNSO United Nations Sudano-Sahelian Office
UPOV Union Internationale pour la Protection des Obtentions Végétales (International Union for the Protection of New Plant Varieties)


WHO World Health Organization
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization
WIR World Resources Institute
WTO World Trade Organization
WWF World Wide Fund For Nature and World Wildlife Fund (Canada and United States)


ZADI Zentralstelle für Agrardokumentation und -information