AWF African Wildlife Foundation
BAP Biodiversity Action Plan
BAPPEDA Badan Pembangunan Daerah (Indonesian regional body for planning and development)
BINP Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
BZUC Buffer Zone Users Committee
CAP Common Agricultural Policy
CBD Convention on Biological Diversity
CBNRM Community Based Natural Resource Management
CCC Caribbean Conservation Corporation
CDM Clean Development Mechanism
CFM Collaborative Forest Management
CFUG Community Forest User Groups
CI Conservation International
COMIFAC Council of Ministers in Charge of Forests in Central Africa
CSD Commission on Sustainable Development
CSR Corporate Social Responsibility
DFID Department for International Development
DRC Democratic Republic of Congo
DWIDP Department of Water Induced Disaster Prevention
EC European Commission
EEZ Exclusive Economic Zone
EIA Environment Impact Assessment
ESD Education for Sustainable Development
ETIS Elephant Trade Information System
EU European Union
FFEM French Global Environment Facility
FFI Flora and Fauna International
FSC Forest Stewardship Council
GDP Gross Domestic Product
GEF Global Environment Fund
GFTN Global Forest & Trade Network
GP Gram Panchayat
Ha Hectare
HACCC Human Animal Conflict Conservancy
HCVF High Conservation Value Forest
HDI Human Development Index
HEC Human-Elephant Conflict
HPI Human Poverty Index
HUGO Human-Gorilla Conflict Resolution Programme
ICDP Integrated Conservation and Development Programme
ICT Costa Rican Tourism Board
IDS Social Development Index
IFAW International Fund for Animal Welfare
IFC International Finance Corporation
IGCP International Gorilla Conservation Programme
INEC National Institute of Statistics and Census
IRBM Integrated River Basin Management
IRDNC Integrated Rural Development and Nature Conservation
ITFC Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation
IWRM Integrated Water Resource Management
LDC Least Developed Countries
LIFE Living in a Finite Environment
IIED International Institute for Environment and Development
IUCN World Conservation Union
Kg Kilograms
Km Kilometres
MBIFCT Mgahinga and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Conservation Trust
MDG Millennium Development Goals
MFSC Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation
MGNP Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
MINAE Ministry of Environment and Energy
MOAC Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MUZ Multiple Use Zones
NACSO Namibian Association of CBNRM Support Organisations
NBI Basic Needs Not Satisfied Index
NCDF Nkuringo Conservation Development Foundation
NCPGPH National Conservation Programme for the Giant Panda and its Habitat
NEG Nature Exploration Group
NGO Non-Governmental Organisation
NRM Natural resource management
NTFP Non-Timber Forest Product
PRA Participatory Rural Appraisal
PRCM Programme Regional de Conservation Marine
PRI Panchayati Raj Institutions
PRSP Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
PSSA Particularly Sensitive Sea Area
RCA Root Causes Analyses
RCNP Royal Chitwan National Park
SARPO Southern Africa Regional Programme Office
SDI Social Development Index
SIDA Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
SNV Netherlands Development Organization
SPPO South Pacific Programme Office
SPREP South Pacific Regional Environment Programme
TAL Terai Arc Landscape
TCM Traditional Chinese Medicine
TMF Table Mountain Fund
TNC The Nature Conservancy
UGs User Groups
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNEP United Nations Environment Programme
USAID United States Agency for International Development
UWA Uganda Wildlife Authority
VBRC Vikramshila Biodiversity Research Center
WAMER West African Marine Ecoregion
WB World Bank
WCS World Conservation Society
WILD Wildlife Integration for Livelihood Diversification
WRI World Resources Institute
WWF Worldwide Fund for Nature
MWIOPO Madagascar and the Western Indian Ocean Islands Programme