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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