Environment and development
in coastal regions and in small islands
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Coastal region and small island papers 11
and
Dominica workshop papers

Acronyms

ASP (UNESCO) Associated Schools Project
ASPnet (UNESCO) Associated Schools Project Network
AUS$ Australian dollar (1.93 AUS$ = US$ 1, rate of 26.01.02)
BVI British Virgin Islands
C-CAM Caribbean Coastal Area Management
CFD Conservation and Fisheries Department (British Virgin Islands)
CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
COSALC Managing beaches and planning for coastline change, Caribbean islands
CRMP Coastal Resources Management Project (Turks and Caicos Islands)
CSI Coastal Regions and Small Isalnds unit (UNESCO)
EAG Environmental Awareness Group
EC$ Eastern Caribbean dollar (2.67 ECS = US$ 1)
EIA Environmental Impact Assessment
EXCO Executive Council (Anguilla)
FSM Federated States of Micronesia
GDP Gross Domestic Product
ICZM Integrated Coastal Zone Management
IDC Island Development Committee (Maldives)
IUCN International Union for the Conservation of Nature
LAMA Local Area Management Authority
LMA Local Management Authority (St. Lucia)
  Local and Indigenous Knowledge Systems (an intersectoral UNESCO project)
MEY Maximum Economic Yield
MSY Maximum Sustainable Yield
NCEPA National Conservation and Environment Protection Act (St. Kitts)
NGO No-Governmental Organisation
OECS Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
OECS-NRMU Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Natural Resources Management Unit
PBFMC Portland Bight Fisheries Management Council
PBPA Portland Bight Protected Area
SCHS Saint Christopher Heritage Society (St. Kitts)
SIDS Small Islands Developing States
SMMA Soufriere Marine Management Area (St. Lucia)
UCC United Cleanup Committee (Antigua and Barbuda)
UN United Nations
UNESCO United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
UNIDROIT International Institute for the Unification of Private Law
WiCoP Wise Coastal Practices for Sustainable Human Development (forum); user name = csi, password = wise
WDC Women's Development Committee (Maldives)

 

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