Environment and development
in coastal regions and in small islands

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ACRONYMS 

ANNEX 5

Except for more widely known and used acronyms, links to first occurrences are underlined in grey. Links to homepages of organizations are in blue.

ACCE: African Council for Communication Education
ADEFRAM: Association for the development of exchanges between France and Morocco
AIDAB: Australian International Development Assistance Bureau
ASSBY: Alang and Sosia Ship-Breaking Yard
CARICOMP: Caribbean Coastal Marine Productivity
CCAM: The Caribbean Coastal Area Management Foundation
CCPP: The Circumpolar Coping Processes Project
CESAMS: The Centre for Environmental Science and Management Studies
CIDA: Canadian International Development Agency
CINVESTAV: Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Avançados (Mexico)
COSALC: Coast and Beach Stability in the Caribbean
COOPECHE: Departmental fishing federation (Haiti)
CPS Cahier de Prescriptions Spécifiques ( architect's work-site plan containing detailed specific instructions, measurements etc.)
CRODT: Centre de Recherche Océanographiques de Dakar-Thiaroye (Sénégal)
CSE: Centre de Suivi Ecologique et des Milieux Naturels
CSI: Environment and Development in Coastal Regions and in Small Islands (UNESCO interdisciplinary/cross-sectoral platform)
CZM: Coastal Zone Management
DINAMA: National Administration for the Environment (Uruguay)
EcoPlata: Towards Sustainable Development of the Río de la Plata Coastal Zone
EDG: electronic discussion group
ENDA TM: Environment and Development in the Third World
ESP Ecole Supérieure Polytechnique, UCAD de Dakar
EU European Union
FASEG: Faculté des Sciences Economiques et Gestion, UCAD
FLSH: Faculté des Lettres et Sciences Humaines, UCAD
FMPOS: Faculté de Médecine, de Pharmacie et d’Odonto-Stomatologie, UCAD
FoProBiM: Fondation for the Protection of the Marine Biodiversity
FSJP: Faculté des Sciences Juridiques et Politiques, UCAD
FST: Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, UCAD
GIS: Geographic Information System
GTI: Inter-institutional Technical Group
ICAM: Integrated Coastal Area Management
ICM: Integrated Coastal Management
ICRD: International Center for Research on Development (Canada)
ICSU: International Council of Scientific Unions
ICZM: Integrated Coastal Zone Management
IHP: UNESCO’s International Hydrological Programme
INAPE: National Fishery Institute (Uruguay)
ISEE: International Society for Environmental Ethics
ISRA: Institut Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles
MARNDR: Ministry of Agriculture of Haiti
MEA: Marine Exploitation Areas
MERCOSUR: Southern Cone Common Economic Market
MOST Programme: Management of Social Transformations
M.Sc.: Master of Science
NAFTA: The North American Free Trade Agreement
NEPP: The National Environmental Policy Plan for Latvia
NGO: non-governmental organizations
NRCA: National Resource Conservation Authority
OCEANIUM: Association pour l’exploitation et la protection des fonds sous-marins de la Presqu’île du Cap-Vert au Sénégal
ORSTOM (now IRD): Institut français de Recherche Scientifique pour le développement en coopération
PACSICOM: Pan-African Congress on Sustainable Integrated Coastal Management
PBFMC: Portland Bight Fisheries Management Council
PHARE: Poland, Hungary: Aid for the Reconstruction of the Economy
PMRVP: Philippine Mangrove Resource Valuation Project
SARCOM: Submarine Archaeology and Coastal Management
SCD: Sustainable Coastal Development
SENAGROSOL: Société de Consulting en Aménagement des Sols
SIDS: Small Island Developing States
SMARTER: Simple; Measurable; Actual; Replicable; Timeless–Transferable; Equitable; Reliable
SOHMA: Army Oceanography, Hydrography and Meteorology Service (Uruguay)
UCAD: Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar (Sénégal)
UCO: UNESCO Cairo Office
UNDP: United Nations Development Programme
UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
VALSE: Valuation for sustainable development (EU programme)
VARAM: Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional development of Latvia
WMP: wise management practices
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