Environment and development
in coastal regions and in small islands
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Coastal region and small island papers 9

List of acronyms

ANU Australian National University
AOSIS Alliance of Small Island States
ASP Associated Schools Project, UNESCO
AusAID  Australian Agency for International Development
CACC  Conservation Area Coordinating Committee, Samoa
CARICOMP  Caribbean Coastal Marine Productivity program
C-CAM  Caribbean Coastal Area Management Foundation, Jamaica
CITMA  Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, Cuba
CORALINA  Corporation for the Sustainable Development of the Archipelago of San Andrés, Old Providence and Santa Catalina, Colombia
COSALC Coast and Beach Stability in the Caribbean project (re-titled in 2000 as Managing Beach Resources and Planning for Coastline Change, Caribbean islands)
CS-ESP  College of Science – Environmental Science Program, Philippines
CSI  Environment and Development in Coastal Regions and in Small Islands (UNESCO intersectoral platform)
CUSRI  Chulalongkorn University Social Research Institute, Thailand
DMC  Data Management Centre, Jamaica
DPPF  Physical Planning Directorate of Havana Province
EEZ  Exclusive Economic Zone
EIA  Environmental impact assessment
ELAC  Environmental Legal Assistance Center
EMPS  Environmental Management Plan for Seychelles
EU  European Union
FAO  Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
FoProBiM  Fondation pour la Protection de la Biodiversité Marine, Haiti
GCRMN  Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network
GEF  Global Environment Facility
GIS  Geographical information system
GUIC  Growing up in Cities, UNESCO
ICM  Integrated coastal management
ICZM  Integrated coastal zone management
IDB Inter-American Development Bank
IOC  Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, UNESCO
IRRM  Integrated Reef Resources Management Programme, Maldives
ISO  International Organization for Standardization
IUCN  World Conservation Union

Japanese International Cooperation Agency

MAB  Man and the Biosphere Programme, UNESCO
MAREPAC  Marine Resources Pacific Consortium
MOST  Management of Social Transformations Programme, UNESCO
MPA  Marine protected area
NARI  National Agricultural Research Institute, PNG
NEAP  National Environmental Action Plan
NGO  Non-governmental organization
NRCA  Natural Resources Conservation Authority, Jamaica
NZODA  New Zealand Overseas Development Agency
ORCALC  UNESCO Regional Office for Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean
PBFMC  Portland Bight Fisheries Management Council, Jamaica
PBPA  Portland Bight Protected Area, Jamaica
PCG  Philippine Coast Guard
PNG  Papua New Guinea
PNGIPA  Papua New Guinea Institute of Public Administration
ReefBase  Global Information System on Coral Reefs
RSPAS  Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, ANU
SEACAM  Secretariat for Eastern African Coastal Area Management
SIDS  Small Island Developing States
SPREP  South Pacific Regional Environment Programme
UN  United Nations
UNDP  United Nations Development Programme
UNEP  United Nations Environment Programme
UNESCO  United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNITWIN  University twinning network
UPNG  University of Papua New Guinea
WHC  World Heritage Centre, UNESCO
WiCoP  Wise Coastal Practices for Sustainable Human Development forum (user name = csi, password = wise)
WIOMSA  Western Indian Ocean Marine Scientists Association
WST  Western Samoan Tala (WST 1 = US$ 0.33, December 2000 rate)
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