Abbreviations and acronyms related to the Convention

 

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B
B CHM Belgian Clearing-House Mechanism
BAC bacterial artificial chromosome
BALLERINA BALtic sea region on-Line Environmental information Resources for Internet Access
BAM Bacteriology & Applied Microbiology  (a division of the IUMS)
BAS British Antarctic Survey
BAT best available technology
BBA Belgian BioIndustries Association
BBCWS Biodiversity and Biological Collections Web Server
BBFF Belgian Biodiversity Forum on Forests
BCCM Belgian Co-ordinated Collections of Micro-organisms
BCD biological and conservation data
BCHAFR African Meeting on capacity-building for the Biosafety Clearing-House
BCHAP Asia and Pacific Regional Meeting on Capacity-building for the Biosafety Clearing-House
BCHCEE Central and Eastern European Regional Meeting on Capacity Building for the Biosafety Clearing-House
BCHLAC Latin America and the Caribbean meeting on the Biosafety Clearing-House
B CHM Belgian Clearing-House Mechanism
BCI Bat Conservation International
BCIS Biodiversity Conservation Information System
BCNet Biodiversity Conservation Network
BCP biological control products
BCS The Barcelona Convention Secretariat
BCSD Business Council for Sustainable Development (now WBCSD)
BD Berlin Declaration (a global initiative for the promotion of sustainable tourism, 8 March 1997)
BDB Biodiversity Data Bank
BDT Base de Dados Tropical (E= Tropical Data Base)
BENE Biodiversity and Ecosystems Network
BfN Bundesamt für Naturschutz (E= Federal Agency for Nature Conservation)
BGC Botanic Gardens Consortium
BGCI Botanic Gardens Conservation International (formerly BGCS)
BGCS Botanic Gardens Conservation Secretariat of IUCN (now BGCI, of IUCN)
BI BioNET-INTERNATIONAL
BIC Bank Information Center
BIM Brussels Instituut voor Milieubeheer
(F=  Institut Bruxellois pour la Gestion de l'Environnement, IBGE)
(E=  Brussels Institute for Management of the Environment)
BIMS Biodiversity Information Management System
BIN Biodiversity Information Network
BIN 21 Biodiversity Information Network 21
BIO Biotechnology Industry Organization
BIONET Biodiversity Action Network
BioNET-INT BioNET-INTERNATIONAL
BIOSIS Biology Abstracts and Zoological Records
BLG Biodiversity Liaison Group
BLM Bureau of Land Management (USA)
BMB Baltic Marine Biologists
BMBL Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories
BMM Beheerseenheid van het Mathematisch Model van de Noordzee en het Schelde-Estuarium, sinds 01.01.97 het zesde departement van het KBIN
(E= MUMM;  F= UGMM)
BMPs best management practices
BOLD Belgian Online Libraries Directory (by the PPS Science Policy)
BPCD Biodiversity Policy Coordination Division (of IUCN)
BRAAF Biosphere Reserves for Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development in Anglophone Africa
BRAHMS Botanical Research and Herbarium Management System
BRIM Biodiversity Resources for Inventorying and Monitoring
BRIM Biosphere Reserve Integrated Monitoring network
BRUEGEL Brussels Research Unit for Environmental, Geochemical and Life Sciences Studies
BSEMCB Meeting of the Open-ended Experts on Capacity-building for the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
BSEMCP Meeting of the Open-ended Experts on Compliance Regime under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
BSP Biodiversity Support Program  (a consortium of World Wildlife Fund)
BSPB British Society of Plant Breeders
BSTEHT Technical Experts on Handling, Transport, Packaging and Identification
BSWG Biosafety Special Working Group (under the CBD)
(= Open-Ended Ad Hoc working Group on Biosafety)

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