Abbreviations and acronyms related to the Convention

 

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A
AA Ape Alliance
AAC Antarctica Advisory Committee (of IUCN)
ABNP Association of the Baltic National Parks
ABS access and benefit-sharing
ABSEP Panel of Experts on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-sharing
ABSWG Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-sharing
ABTI All Biota Taxonomic Inventory
ACACIA A Consortium for the Application of Climate Impact Assessments
ACCOBAMS Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Area
ACFM Advisory Committee on Fishery Management  (of ICES)
ACIC American Committee for International Conservation
ACP African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States
ACRE Advisory Committee on Releases into the Environment
ACSYS Arctic Climate Systems Study
ACTS African Centre for Technology Studies
ADB African Development Bank / Asian Development Bank
ADI acceptable daily intake
ADN acide désoxyribonucléique (E= DNA)
ADPIC Aspects des Droits de Propriété Intellectuelle qui touchent au Commerce
(E: TRIPs)
AEC African Economic Community
AECG African Elephant Conservation Group
AEHMS Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management Society
AEME Africa, Europe, Middle East of Wetlands International
AEPS Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy
AESG Asian Elephant Specialist Group
AEWA Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds
AfriNet AfriNet Biosphere Reserve Network
AGR animal genetic resources
AIA advance informed agreement
AIDGAP Aids to Identification in Difficult Groups of Animals and Plants
AIJ activities implemented jointly
AIPH International Association of Horticultural Producers
ALDF Animal Legal Defense Fund
ALPNET Alpine Biodiversity
AMAP Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme
AMCEN African Ministerial Conference on the Environment
AMINAL Administratie Milieu-, Natuur-, Land- en Waterbeheer van het Vlaamse Gewest  (E= Environment, Nature, Land and Water Management Administration of the Flemish Region)
ANDEEP Antarctic benthic DEEP-sea biodiversity (info: claude.debroyer@naturalsciences.be)
AnGR animal genetic resources (for food and agriculture)
AnGRFA animal genetic resources for food and agriculture
ANKONA ANtwerpse KOepel voor NAtuurstudie (in Belgium)
AOS American Orchid Society
AOSCA Association of Official Seed Certifying Agencies
AOSIS Alliance of Small Island States
(see on Glossary page A: Alliance ...)
APDCC accord préalable donné en connaissance de cause  (E= advance informed agreement)
APFT Avenir des Peuples des Forêts Tropicales (E = FTRP)
ARABEL Arachnologia Belgica (v.z.w./a.s.b.l. in Belgium)
ARC Agricultural Research Council (South Africa)
AROW directory of Agricultural Research Organizations on the Web
ARRS Animal Rights Resource Site
ASAP as soon as possible  [inserted for novices only]
ASCOBANS Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of the Baltic and North Seas
ASEAN Association of Southeast Asia Nations
ASOC Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition
ASOMPS Asian Symposium on Medicinal Plants, Spices, and other Natural Products
ASP Africa Special Project
ASTA American Seed Trade Association
ATBI All Taxon Biodiversity Inventory
ATCC American Type Culture Collection
ATCM Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting
AUE Association universitaire pour l'Environnement
AWDCF African Wild Dog Conservation Fund
AWF African Wildlife Foundation
AWR African Wildlife Resource

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