AcronymDescriptionURL
Oxfam GBhttp://www.oxfam.org.uk/
Farmer's Choice (Kenya)http://www.farmerschoice.co.ke
Emory Universityhttp://www.emory.edu/
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finlandhttp://formin.finland.fi
University of Edinburghhttp://www.ed.ac.uk/
Global Crop Diversity Trusthttp://www.croptrust.org/main/
Rockefeller Foundationhttp://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/
Meridian Institutehttp://www.merid.org/
Cornell Universityhttp://www.cornell.edu/
FARM-Africahttp://www.farmafrica.org.uk/
Land O’Lakes Purina Feed LLChttp://www.lolfeed.com
Googlehttp://www.google.com/
Universität Hohenheimhttps://www.uni-hohenheim.de
Columbia Global Centers (Africa)http://globalcenters.columbia.edu
Swedish University of Agricultural Scienceshttp://www.slu.se/en/
Université de Bamakohttp://www.ml.refer.org/u-bamako/
Bioversity Internationalhttp://www.bioversityinternational.org/
Country Investment Plan
University of Glasgowhttp://www.gla.ac.uk/
Eden Field – Agri Seed Enterprisehttp://www.edenfieldagriseed.com/
Ryerson Universityhttp://www.ryerson.ca/home_nf.html
Terra Nuovahttp://www.aamterranuova.it/
Koepon Foundationhttp://www.koepon.com
HarvestPlushttp://www.harvestplus.org/
University of Berlinhttp://www.fu-berlin.de/en/
Aquatic Agricultural Systems (a CGIAR research program)http://aas.cgiar.org
University of Melbournehttp://www.unimelb.edu.au
WaterNethttp://www.waternetonline.ihe.nl
Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (Kenya)http://www.education.go.ke
WorldFishhttp://www.worldfishcenter.org
Center for Tick and Tick-Borne Diseases
University of Guelphhttp://www.uoguelph.ca/
Kenyatta Universityhttp://www.ku.ac.ke/
Ministerio de Agricultura Y Bosques (Guinea-Bissau)
Rothamsted Researchhttp://www.rothamsted.bbsrc.ac.uk/Research/Centres/home.php
Heifer Internationalhttp://www.heifer.org/
Upande Limitedhttp://www.upande.com/
Practical Actionhttp://practicalaction.org/
University of Torontohttp://www.utoronto.ca/
EuropeAid Co-operation Officehttp://ec.europa.eu/europeaid
University of Wisconsinhttp://www.wisc.edu/
Natural Resources International Ltd.
Ministry of Agriculture (Kenya)http://www.kilimo.go.ke/
Universität Kasselhttp://www.uni-kassel.de/uk/
University of Peradeniyahttp://www.pdn.ac.lk/
Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (a CGIAR research program)http://www.cgiar.org/cgiar-research-programs/forests-trees-and-agroforestry/
Wellcome Trusthttp://www.wellcome.ac.uk/
Ministry of Agriculture (China)http://english.agri.gov.cn/
Egerton Universityhttp://www.egerton.ac.ke/
Université d'Antananarivohttp://www.univ-antananarivo.mg/
University of Warwickhttp://www2.warwick.ac.uk/
Equity Insurance Agencyhttp://www.equityinsurance.net/
University of Marylandhttp://medschool.umaryland.edu/
Global Livestock CRSPhttp://glcrsp.ucdavis.edu
Africa Harvesthttp://africaharvest.org/index.php
University of Agriculture Abeokutahttp://www.unaab.edu.ng/
Irish Aidhttp://www.dci.gov.ie/
International Committee on Animal Recordinghttp://www.icar.org
Laboratoire Vétérinaire de Kinshasa
Ford Foundationhttp://www.fordfoundation.org/
University of Helsinkihttp://www.helsinki.fi/university/
UAP Insurance Limitedhttp://www.uapkenya.com/
Columbia Universityhttp://www.columbia.edu/
University of Albertahttp://www.ualberta.ca/
Vétérinaires sans Frontières Germany
University of Oxfordhttp://www.ox.ac.uk/
University of Malawihttp://www.chanco.unima.mw/
Vet Aidhttp://www.vetaid.org/home.asp
Purdue Universityhttp://www.purdue.edu/
Hawassa Universityhttp://www.hawassauniversity.com/
Norwegian Institute of Nature Research
Cluster Agricultural Development Services, Zimbabwe
Busara Center for Behavioral Economicshttp://www.busaracenter.org
Feed the Future Livestock Systems Innovation Lab
Royal Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairshttp://um.dk/en
University of Floridahttp://www.ufl.edu/
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Green Dreams Tech Ltd.
Australian Aid
Machmont Communicationshttps://www.marchmontcomms.com/
World Vegetable Centrehttps://avrdc.org/
University of Dodoma
Tanzania Livestock Research Institute
Global Affairs Canadahttp://www.international.gc.ca/international/index.aspx?lang=eng
EmergingAg Inchttp://emergingag.com/
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
Hester Biosciences Ltdhttp://www.hester.in
Centre d’Analyse des Politiques Economiques et Socialeshttps://www.capes.bf/
University of Groningen
Scotland’s Rural College
Protracted Relief Program, Zimbabwe
BPTP Jawa Timur
Freie Universitaet Berlin
Institut de l’Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles
Making Cents Internationalhttp://www.makingcents.com
Department of Resource Surveys and Remote Sensing, Kenya
Community Technology Development Organisation, Zimbabwe
Institut de Recherche en Sciences Appliquées et Technologies
(BOKU)University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU)
ABS-TCMAfrican Breeders Services Total Cattle Managementhttp://www.abstcm.com
(FIPS-Africa)Farm Input Promotions Africa Ltd. http://fipsafrica.org/
2SCALEToward Sustainable Clusters in Agribusiness through Learning in Entrepreneurship
3ADIAfrican Agribusiness and Agro-Industries Development Initiative http://www.3adi.org
3IEInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation
A+RCAudit and Risk Committee
A4NHAgriculture for Nutrition and Health (a CGIAR research program)http://www.a4nh.cgiar.org
AACAdvance-Africa dot Comhttp://www.advance-africa.com
AACAAAll Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture - meets every 4 yearshttp://www.aacaak.or.ke
AADAgriculture Associated Disease
AAMEAfrican Adult Male Equivalent
AARINENAAssociation of Agricultural Research Institutions in the Near East and North Africahttp://www.aarinena.org
AASAfrican Academy of Sciences http://www.aasciences.org
AASAPAll Africa Society for Animal Production
AATFAfrican Agricultural Technology Foundationhttp://www.aatf-africa.org
AATPAfrican Agricultural Technology Platform
AAUAddis Ababa Universityhttp://www.aau.edu.et/
ABBPPAfrican Biotechnology Biosafety Policy Platform
ABCFAfrican Biosciences Challenge Fund
ABIAfrican Biosciences Initiativehttp://www.nepad.org/
ABIAgribusiness Incubatorhttp://www.abiicrisat.org/
ABI-ICRISATAgribusiness Incubator - International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
ABNEAfrica Biosciences Initiatives and African Biosafety Network of Expertise
ABP Africa Banana Products Ltd
ABSAfrican Bio-Fortified Sorghumhttp://biosorghum.org/
ABSFAfrican Biotechnology Stakeholders Forum http://www.absfafrica.org/
ABSPIIAgricultural Biotechnology Support Project IIhttp://absp2.cornell.edu/
ACAudit Committee
ACBFAfrican Capacity Building Foundation http://www.acbf-pact.org/index.php?lang=en
ACCIAfrican Centre for Crop Improvementhttp://www.acci.org.za/
ACDI/VOCAAn economic development organization based in Washington, D.C.http://www.acdivoca.org/site/ID/OurStory
ACIARAustralian Centre for International Agricultural Researchhttp://aciar.gov.au/
ACPAfrican, Caribbean and Pacific Group of Stateshttp://www.acp.int/
ACP3Academic Community Public Private Partnership
ACPCAfrican Climate Policy Centrehttp://www.uneca.org/acpc
ACTAfrican Conservation Tillage Networkhttp://www.act-africa.org/index.php?com=1
ACTEDAgency for Technical Cooperation and Developmenthttp://www.acted.org/
ACTSAfrican Centre for Technology Studieshttp://www.acts.or.ke/
ADAAustrian Development Agencyhttp://www.entwicklung.at/
ADAPPTAfrican Dryland Alliance for Pesticidal-Plant Technologieshttp://projects.nri.org/adappt/
ADCArea Development Committee
ADMARC Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Malawi)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agricultural_Development_and_Marketing_Corporation
AEASAgricultural Extension and Advisory Services
AEDAcademy for Educational Development (East & Central Africa Regional Support Office)http://www.aed.org/Regions/Africa/Kenya.cfm
AEHEAgricultural Equipment Hiring Enterprise
AERAgro-Ecological Region
AEZAgro-Ecological Zone
AFAASAfrica Forum for Agricultural Advisory Serviceshttp://www.afaas-africa.org
AFAPAfrican Fertilizer Agribusiness Partnershiphttp://www.afap-partnership.org/
AFARDAgency for Accelerated Rural Development (Uganda)http://www.afard.net
AFDAgence Francaise de Developpementhttp://www.afd.fr/home
AfDBAfrican Development Bankhttp://www.afdb.org/
AFFRCAgriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council (Japan)http://www.affrc.go.jp/
AFIMEGQAfrica For Innovation, Mobility, Exchange, Globalization and Quality
AFRACAAfrican Rural and Agricultural Credit Associationhttp://www.afraca.org/
AfricaRiceAfrica Rice Centerhttp://www.warda.cgiar.org
AfrIIAfrican Innovations Institutehttp://www.afrii.org
AFRISAAfrica Institute for Strategic Services and Developmenthttp://www.afrisa-africa.org/index.html
AFSAfrican Swine Fever
AfSISAfrica Soil Information Servicehttp://www.africasoils.net
AFSPAgriculture and Food Security Project
AFTFNAgriculture Fast Track Fund Now (Managed by the African Development Bank - AfDB and funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), the Swedish Development Agency (SIDA) and the Danish International Development Agency (Danida)http://www.aftfund.org
AFTFPAfrica Finance & Private Sector Development Department (World Bank)http://web.worldbank.org/
AgBITAgribusiness Incubation Trust (Zambia)http://www.agbit.co.zm
AGINAfrican Goat Improvement Network. See also EAGODENhttp://www.ars.usda.gov/Research/docs.htm?docid=23247
AGMARKAgricultural Market Development Trust-Africahttp://agmarkkenya.org/home
AGORAAccess to Global Online Research in Agriculturehttp://www.aginternetwork.org/en/
AGRAAlliance for a Green Revolution in Africahttp://www.agra-alliance.org/
Agri 4 AfricaA commercial agribusiness on-line information portalhttp://ww.agri4africa.com
AgriCordThe Alliance of Agri-Agencieshttp://www.agricord.org/
AgriFinAgriculture Finance Support Facility
AGRINATURAThe European Alliance on Agricultural Knowledge for Developmenthttp://www.agrinatura.eu/
AGRODEPAfrica Growth & Development Policy modelling consortiumhttp://www.agrodep.org
AHBFIAfrica Harvest Biotechnology Foundation Internationalhttp://africaharvest.org/
AHIAfrican Highlands Initiativehttp://worldagroforestry.org/projects/african-highlands/
AIArtificial Insemination
AID-SAAgro Industry Development Society Ltd (Mali)http://iciscenter.org/partners/african-consortium
AIIAgribusiness Innovation Initiative
AIICAgribusiness Innovation Incubation Consortia
AINAfrica Incubator Networkhttp://www.africanincubatornetwork.org/
AIPAgribusiness Innovation Program
AIRCAAssociation of International Research and Development Centers for Agriculture, consiisting of AVRDC, CABI, CATIE, CFF, ICBA, ICIPE, ICIMOD, IFDC and INBAR. Not the All Indian Rodeo Cowboys Association http://www.aircarodeo.com/http://www.airca.org
AIRFAgricultural Innovation Research Foundation (Tanzania)
AKDNAga Khan Foundationhttp://www.akdn.org/akf
AKSTAgricultural Knowledge Science and Technology
AKUAga Khan Universityhttp://www.agakhanhospitals.org
ALFAnimal Liberation Fronthttp://www.animalliberationfront.com
ALFAfrica Leadership Forumhttp://www.africaleadership.org
ALiCEAfrican Livestock Conference and Exhibition http://www.livestockafrica.com
ALIVEAfrican Livestock: Partnership for Livestock Development, Poverty Alleviation & Sustainable Growthhttp://www.alive-online.org/
ALRMPArid Land Resource Management Programme
AMEDDAssociation Malienne d'éveil au Développement Durablehttps://ameddmali.org/
ANAFEAfrican Network for Agriculture, Agroforestry and Natural Resources Educationhttp://www.anafeafrica.org
ANASAfrican National Agricultural Scientists
ANAWAfrica Network for Animal Welfarehttp://www.anaw.org/
ANFRPDAfrican Network for Rural Poultry Development. (See also INFPD = the International Network for Family Poultry Development)
AnGRIndigenous farm animal Genetic Resourceshttp://www.fao.org/AG/cgrfa/AnGR.htm
ANSRCAfrican Nutritional Sciences Research Consortium
AOCCAfrican Orphan Crops Consortiumhttp://www.mars.com/global/african-orphan-crops.aspx
AORAssistance Officers Representative, Agreement Officer Representative
APAARIAsian Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutionshttp://www.apaari.org/
APCAgribusiness Partnership Contract
APHCAAnimal Production and Health Commission for Asia and the Pacifichttp://www.aphca.org/
APMAnnual Program Meeting
APOAssociate Professional Officer
APSKAnimal Production Society of Kenyahttp://apsk.or.ke
APSOArea Programme Support Office
ARAssessment Report
AR4DAgricultural Research for Development
ARARIAmhara Regional Agricultural Research Institute
ARCAfrica Rice Congresshttp://africarice.org/
ARC-OVIOnderstepoort Veterinary Institutehttp://www.arc.agric.za
ARDAgricultural Research for Development
ARIAdvanced Research Institute
ASALArid and Semi-Arid Landhttp://www.iisd.org/casl/asalprojectdetails/asal.htm
ASARECAAssociation for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africahttp://www.asareca.org
ASCUAgricultural Sector Coordination Unit (Kenya)http://www.ascu.go.ke
ASDSPAgriculture Sector Development Support Program (Kenya)http://www.nafis.go.ke
ASFAnimal Sourced Food
ASHCAfrica Soil Health Consortiumhttp://www.cabi.org/ashc
ASIPAgricultural Input Subsidy Programme
ASNAPPAgribusiness in Sustainable Natural African Plant Products - based in Zambiahttp://www.asnapp.org.za
ASSAfrica South of the Sahara
ASSPAnimal Sciences for Sustainable Productivity (An ILRI research program)http://sustainable-livestock.ilri.org/
ASTAAfrican Seed Trade Associationhttp://afsta.org
ATAEthiopian Agricultural Transformation Agencyhttp://www.ata.gov.et/
ATFAnimal Task Force
ATPSAfrican Technology Policy Studies Networkhttp://www.atpsnet.org
ATVETAgriculture Technical and Vocational Education and Training
AU-IBARAfrican Union Interafrican Bureau for Animal resourceshttp://www.au-ibar.org/
AU-PANVACPan African Veterinary Vaccine Centre of the African Unionhttp://rea.au.int/en/RO/PANVAC
AusAIDAustralian Agency for International Developmenthttp://aid.dfat.gov.au/Pages/home.aspx
AVRDCThe World Vegetable Centre (Originally the Asian Vegetable Research & Development Centre)http://avrdc.org
AWARDAfrican Women in Agricultural Research and Developmenthttp://www.awardfellowships.org/home.html
AWFAfrican Wildlife foundationhttp://www.awf.org/
AYADAustralian Youth Ambassadors for Developmenthttp://www.ayad.com.au
BADEAArab Bank for Economic Development in Africa http://www.badea.org/index.htm
BAUBangladesh Agricultural Universityhttp://www.bau.edu.bd/
BCABenefit Cost Analysis
BCCBehavior Change Communication
BEAFBeratungsgruppe Entwicklungsorientierte Agrarforschung (Advisory Service on Agricultural Research for Development, a GIZ service unit)
BecABiosciences eastern and central Africahttp://hub.africabiosciences.org/
BecANetBiosciences eastern and central Africa Network
BGBeneficiary Group
BHNBasic Human Needs
Bilateral FundsThese funds result from bilateral agreements between indivdual donors and individual centers.
BIO-EARNEast African Regional Program and Research Network for Bio Technology, Biosafety and Policy Developmenthttp://www.iucea.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=94&Itemid=111
BIOFORSKNorwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Researchhttp://www.bioforsk.no/ikbViewer/page/en/home
BIPCEABiosciences Innovation Policy Consortium for Eastern Africahttp://bioinnovate-africa.org/projects/biosciences-innovation-policy-consortium
BMGFBill & Melinda Gates Foundationhttp://www.gatesfoundation.org/
BMIBody Mass Index
BMJBritish Medical Journalhttp://www.bmj.com
BMZFederal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Developmenthttp://www.bmz.de/en/
BNIBiological Nitrification Inhibition
BoABureau of Agriculture
BOGBasic Operating Guidelines
BoPBase of the Pyramid (markets) = the largest segment of consumers in Africa
BPDBusiness Planning and Development
BREADBasic Research to Enable Agricultural Development program: co-funded by the National Science Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503285
BRIBiosecurity Research Institute
BRNBiosafety Resource Networkhttp://www.nepadbiosafety.net/
BSMBenefit Sharing Mechanism
BTBBovine Tuberculosis
C-MADCommunity Mobilization Against Desertification
CAADPComprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programhttp://www.nepad-caadp.net
CAAREA Capacity and Action for Aflatoxin Reduction in Eastern Africa
CAAS Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences http://www.gscaas.net.cn
CABICABIhttp://www.cabi.org
CACCentral Asia and Caucasus / CGIAR Consortium for Central Asia and the Caucasus
CAFODCatholic Agency For Overseas Development, previously the Catholic Fund for Overseas Developmenthttp://www.cafod.org.uk
CAHCCommunity-based Animal Health Care
CAHOSCCCommittee of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Changehttp://www.nepad.org/
CAPIComputer Assisted Personal Interview
CAPRiCGIAR System Wide Program on Collective Action and Property Rightshttp://www.capri.cgiar.org/
CAPSConservation Agriculture and Production Systems
CARPCommunity Action Research Programme
CASChinese Academy of Scienceshttp://english.cas.cn
CASCAPECapacity building for scaling up of evidence-based best practices in agricultural production in Ethiopiahttp://www.cascape.info
CASIACentral Asia Student International Academic exchange with the European Unionhttp://www.eu-casia.org/home
CASLCommunity Adaptation and Sustainable Livelihoodshttp://www.iisd.org/casl/default.htm
CASRADCentre for Agrarian Systems Research and Development (Vietnam)http://www.casrad.org.vn/index.php?page=en
CASRENCrop-Animal Systems Research Network
CaStCapacity Strengthening program
CATASChinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Scienceshttp://www.at0086.com/CATAS/
CAVACassava Value Addition
CAWATCoalition for the Advancement of Women in Agriculture in Tanzaniahttp://www.globalharvestinitiative.org/
CBConsortium Board (of the CGIAR)http://www.cgiar.org/cgiar-consortium/consortium-board/
CBAHCPCommunity-Based Animal Health Care Programme
CBOCommunity Based Organization
CBPPContagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia
CCACClimate and Clean Air Coalitionhttp://www.unep.org/ccac/
CCAFSCGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Securityhttp://ccafs.cgiar.org/
CCAPClimate Change Action Plan - see also NCCAP (Kenya)
CCARDESACentre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa
CCEECRP Commissioned External Evaluation (see CRP)
CCERCenter Commissioned External Review
CCLEArCreating Competitive Livestock Entrepreneurs in Agribusinesshttp://www.cclear.org
CDCCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttp://www.cdc.gov/
CDFCommunity Development Fund
CDMClean Development Mechanismhttp://cdm.unfccc.int
CDOChief District Officer
CeLAgridCentre for Livestock and Agriculture Development (Cambodia)http://www.celagrid.org/
CELEPCoalition of European Lobbies for Eastern African Pastoralismhttp://www.celep.info/
CENAClimate Exchange Network for Africahttp://cenafrica.net/about/
CFCommunity Facilitator
CFCCommon Fund for Commodities
CFFCrops for the Futurehttp://www.cropsforthefuture.org/about-us/who-we-are/cff-secretariat/
CFFRCCrops for the Future Research Centrehttp://www.cropsforthefuture.org/cff-research-centre/
CFPCall for Proposal (see also RFP)
CGIARCGIARhttp://www.cgiar.org/fund/
CGIARCGIAR System Officehttp://consortium.cgiar.org
CHWCommunity Health Worker
CIARDCoherence in Information for Agricultural Research for Developmenthttp://www.ciard.net
CIATInternational Center for Tropical Agriculturehttp://ciat.cgiar.org
CICEROCentre for International Climate and Environmental Research - Oslohttp://www.cicero.uio.no/home/index_e.aspx
CIDA Canadian International Development Agency (Kenya)http://www.acdi-cida.gc.ca
CIFORCenter for International Forestry Researchhttp://www.cifor.cgiar.org
CIFORDCommunity Initiatives for Rural Development
CIFSRFCanadian International Food Security Research Fundhttp://www.idrc.ca
CIGCommon Interest Group
CILSSPermanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahelhttp://www.cilss.bf/spip.php?breve44
CIMMYTInternational Maize and Wheat Improvement Centerhttp://www.cimmyt.org
CIPInternational Potato Centerhttp://cipotato.org/
CIRADCentre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développementhttp://www.cirad.fr
CIRDESInternational Center for Research and Development on Livestock in the Subhumid Zonehttp://www.cirdes.org/
CLACollaborative Learning and Adaptive / Adaptation
CLECorporate Level Evaluation
CLPCore Learning Partnership
CLUVAClimate Change and Urban Vulnerability in Africahttp://www.cluva.eu
CMFComart Foundation
CNConcept Note
CNFACitizens Network for Foreign Affairs
CNRACentre National de Recherche Agronomiquehttp://www.cnra.ci
COConsortium Office (of the CGIAR)http://www.cgiar.org/cgiar-consortium/consortium-office/
COBClose of Business (meaning the end of the business day). See also COP.
COMARTComart Foundationhttp://www.ilri.org/node/515
COPConference of the Parties, Chief of Party, Community of Practice, Close of Play (an alternative to COB = Close of Business).
CORAFWest and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Developmenthttp://www.coraf.org
CORDAIDA large development organisation in the Netherlandshttp://www.cordaid.org/en/
CoS-SISConvergence of Sciences - Strengthening agricultural innovation systems in Benin, Ghana and Malihttp://www.cos-sis.org
COSDEPCommunity Sustainable Development Empowerment Programme
COSOPCountry Strategic Opportunities Programme
CPChallenge Program, Consortium Project
CPAConsolidated Plan of Action, Consortium Performance Agreement, Certified Public Accountant
CPIConsumer Price Index
CPLConsortium Project Leader
CPWFCGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Foodhttp://www.waterandfood.org/
CRACredit Rating Agency, Collaborative Research Agreement
CRISPR Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (a technology for targeted genome editing)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CRISPR
CRPCGIAR Research Programhttp://www.cgiar.org/our-research/cgiar-research-programs
CRP - FPCGIAR Research Program - Focal Point
CRSCatholic Relief Serviceshttp://www.crs.org/
CRSPsCollaborative Research Support Programshttp://crsps.net/about-the-crsps
CRTCentre for Rural Technology
CSAClimate Smart Agriculture
CSFClassical Swine Fever / Critical Success Factorhttp://www.classicalswinefever.org
CSIConsortium for Spatial Information (of the CGIAR) http://www.cgiar-csi.org
CSIRCouncil for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africahttp://www.csir.co.za
CSIRCouncil for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ghanahttp://www.csir.org.gh
CSIRCouncil for Scientific and Industrial Research (Ghana)http://www.csir.org.gh
CSIROCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australiahttp://www.csiro.au/
CSISACereal Systems Initative for South Asiahttp://www.ilri.org/csisa
CSOCivil Society Organisation, Committee of Senior Officials
CSPCommunity Support Project
CSUColorado State Universityhttp://www.colostate.edu/
CTATechnical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperationhttp://www.cta.int/
CTATechnical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation - a joint international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU).http://www.cta.int/en/
CTLCytotoxic T Lymphocyte
CTLGHCentre for Tropical Livestock Genetics and Healthhttp://www.ctlgh.org/
CTPCommon Traing Programme
CURADConsortium for Enhancing University Responsiveness to Agribusiness Developmenthttp://curadincubator.blogspot.com/
D2FDirect to Farm
DAADDeutscher Akademischer Austausch Diensthttp://www.daad.de
DAD-ISDomestic Animal Diversity Information System (of the FAO)http://dad.fao.org
DADCDistrict Agriculture Development Committee
DADODistrict Agriculture Development Office
DAGRISDomestic Animal Genetic Resources Information System (a CGIAR initiative)http://dagris.ilri.cgiar.org
DAINDiaspora Angel Investor Networkhttp://www.dainnetwork.org/
DALYDisability Adjusted Life Years
DANIDADanish International Development Assistancehttp://www.um.dk/en/
DAREDepartment of Agricultural Research and Education (India)http://dare.nic.in
DAREMinistry of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Research and Education (India)http://dare.nic.in/
DDCDistrict Development Committee
DDCDrylands Development Centre (a thematic centre of the United Nations Development Program)
DDFDairy Development Forum
DDGDeputy Director General
DDPDryland Development Paradigm
DEDCDistrict Enterprise Development Committee
DEFRADepartment for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, United Kingdomhttp://www.defra.gov.uk
DFATDepartment of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australiahttp://aid.dfat.gov.au
DFATDepartment of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Kenya)http://www.dfat.gov.au/geo/kenya/
DFATDDepartment of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Canadahttp://www.international.gc.ca
DFBADairy Farmers Business Association
DFGGerman Research Foundationhttp://www.dfg.de/
DFIDDepartment for International Development, United Kingdomhttp://www.dfid.gov.uk
DFNCDistrict Food and Nutrition Committee
DFZDisease Free Zone
DGDirector General
DGEADairy Genetics East Africa
DGISMinistry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlandshttp://www.minbuza.nl
DHSDemographic Health Survey
DIMEDevelopment Impact Evaluation
DITSLDeutsches Institut für Tropische und Subtropische Landwirtschaft GmbHhttp://www.ditsl.org/
DLSDepartment of Livestock Services
DLSODistrict Livestock Services Office
DMADrought Management Authority
DMHDairy Market Hub
DMIDrought Management Initiative
DMPDesert Margins Program
DONATADissemination of New Agricultural Technologies in Africahttp://www.fara-africa.org/our-projects/donata
DPCCDistrict Project Coordination Committee
DPIODistrict Programme Implementation Office
DQAData Quality Audit
DRC Democratic Republic of Congo
DSGDistrict Steering Group
DSSATDecision Support Software for Agrotechnology Transfer
EAEast Africa, East Asia, Environmental Assessment
EAAPPEastern Africa Agricultural Productivity Programhttp://www.eaapp.org
EADDEast Africa Dairy Development Projecthttp://www.heifer.org/eadd/
EAGODENEast African Goat Development Network. See also AGIN.
EAMDAEast Africa Market Development Associateshttps://www.eamarketdevelopment.com/
EAPEthiopian Agricultural Portalhttp://www.eap.gov.et
ECEuropean Unionhttp://ec.europa.eu/index_en.htm
ECEuropean Commission Directorate-General for Developmenthttp://ec.europa.eu/development/
ECEuropean Commission Directorate-General for Researchhttp://ec.europa.eu/research
ECAPAPAEastern and Central Africa Programme for Agricultural Policy Analysis
ECDEarly Childhood Development
ECFEast Coast Fever
ECF-ITMThe East Coast Fever Infection and Treatment Method vaccine
ECHOEuropean Commission Humanitarian Aid Departmenthttp://ec.europa.eu/echo
ECOWASEconomic Community of West African Statehttp://www.ecowas.int
ECTADEmergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases Operationshttp://www.fao-ectad-nairobi.org
EDFEnterprise Development Facilitator
EDOEnterprise Development Officer
EDUEnterprise Development Unit
EEASEuropean External Action Servicehttp://www.eeas.europa.eu/index_en.htm
EFARDEuropean Forum on Agricultural Research for Developmenthttp://www.efard.eu
EHRCEco-Health One-Health Resource Centre (Thailand)http://ehrc.vet.cmu.ac.th/contact.php
EHRC - CMUEco-Health One-Health Resource Centre - ChiangMai University
EIAEnvironmental Impact Assessment
EIAREthiopian Institute of Agricultural Researchhttp://www.eiar.gov.et/
EIARDEuropean Initiative for Agricultural Research for Developmenthttp://www.eiard.org
EIWREthiopian Institute of Water Resources http://www.eiwr.org
ELISAEnzyme-Linked lmmunosorbent Assay
ELKSEnhancing Livelihoods through Livestock Knowledge Systemshttp://www.ilri.org/elks
ELOPHIExpanding Livelihood Opportunities for Poor Households Initiative (Ford Foundation)
EMASAREcological Management of Arid and Semi-Arid Rangelands (FAO)
EMBRAPAEmpresa Brasileiria de Pesquisa Agropecuariahttp://www.embrapa.br
EMDIDIEthiopian Meat and Dairy Industry Development Institute
EMFEnvironmental Management Framework
EMRCEMRC is an international non-profit organisation that promotes African sustainable development through the growing of business partnerships - it is based in Belgiumhttp://www.emrc.be
EPAEssential Program Activities, Environmental Protection Agency
EPMRExternal Program and Management Review
ERHAEthiopian Rainwater Harvesting Associationhttp://www.gharainwater.org/erha_aboutus.html
ERMEnterprise Risk Management
ESAEastern South Africa
ESADAEastern and Southern Africa Dairy Associationhttp://www.dairyafrica.com
ESAFFEastern and Southern Africa Small-Scale Farmers Association Forumhttp://www.esaff.org
ESFIMEmpowering Smallholder Farmers in Marketshttp://www.esfim.org/
ESPAEcosystem Services for Poverty Alleviationhttp://www.espa.ac.uk/
ESRCEconomic and Social Research Councilhttp://www.esrc.ac.uk
ESRFEconomic and Social Research Foundation
ESSEpidemio-Surveillance System
ETEmbryo Transfer
ETHZEidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürichhttp://www.ethz.ch
EVKEthno-Veterinary Knowledge (peoples beliefs, knowledge and practices pertaining to animal health)
EXTRAPOLATEex-ante tool for ranking policy alternatives
F2FFarmer to Farmer
FAGFocus Area Group
FAnGRFarm Animal Genetic Resources
FAOFood and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nationshttp://www.fao.org
FASIFarming Support International (based in Nairobi)http://fasiltd.weebly.com/
FASIDFoundation for Advanced Studies on International Development (Japan)http://www.fasid.or.jp/english/
FAVRIFruit and Vegetable Research Institute (Vietnam)http://www.favri.org.vn/en/home.htm
FCFund Council (of the CGIAR)http://www.cgiar.org/who-we-are/cgiar-fund/
FCOFund Council Office (of the CGIAR)https://www.cgiarfund.org/fund_council
FCRField Crops Research, Feed Conversion Ratio, Full Cost Recovery
FCRNFood Climate Research Networkhttp://www.fcrn.org.uk
FDIForeign Direct Investmenthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foreign_direct_investment
FEFiscal Efficiency
FEASTFeed Assessment Tool (See also TechFit)http://www.ilri.org/feast
FERAThe Food and Environment Research Agency http://www.fera.defra.gov.uk
FEWS NET Famine Early Warning System Networkhttp://www.fews.net
FFAFuture Farmers of Africahttp://www.dainnetwork.org/future-farmers-of-africa
FFFFuture Farmers Foundationhttp://www.futurefarmersfoundation.com/
FFSFarmer Field School
FGDFocus Group Discussion
FINNIDAFinnish International Development Agency
FISP Farm Input Subsidy Program
FLEGTForest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Tradehttp://www.euflegt.efi.int/home/
FMCFriday Morning Coffee (at the ILRI Addis Ababa and Nairobi campuses)
FMDFoot and Mouth Disease
FOFarmers Organisation
FOBFree on Board, Freight on Board
FOCACForum for China-Africa Cooperationhttp://www.focac.org/eng/
FOSCAFarmer Organization Support Centre in Africa. See also SFOAP.http://www.agra.org/news-events/farmer-organization-support-centre-in-africa-/
FPFarmers Practice
FPBICFood Processing Business Incubation Centre
FPMUFood Planning and Monitoring Unit
FPUFood Production Unit
FSFood Safety
FSZFood Safety and Zoonoses
FTAFree Trade Agreement
FTAIFixed-Time Artificial Insemination
FTFFeed the Future - A US Govt Global Hunger and Food Security Initiativehttp://www.feedthefuture.gov
FTF P4IFeed the Future - Partnering for Innovations - as above
FTIBCThe Food Technology Business Incubation Centre (Uganda)http://ftbic.mak.ac.ug/
GAGender Analysis, Global Agenda
GAAGlobal Agenda of Action for Sustainable Livestockhttp://www.livestockdialogue.org
GAFSPGlobal Agricultural and Food Security Program (managed by the World Bank)http://www.gafspfund.org
GAHPGood Agricultural Husbandry Practices
GAIECGhana Agribusiness Incubation and Entreprenureship Centre
GAINGlobal Alliance for Improved Nutritionhttp://www.gainhealth.org/
GAPGood Agricultural Practice. See also GLOBALGAP.
GARAGlobal African (Swine Fever) Research Alliancehttp://www.ars.usda.gov/GARA/
GARAGlobal Agricultural Research Archivehttp://www.cabi.org/gara
GASLGlobal Agenda for Sustainable Livestockhttp://www.livestockdialogue.org
GCARDGlobal Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (Conf 1 = 2010, Conf 2 = 2012)http://www.egfar.org/gcard
GCCAGlobal Cold Chain Alliancehttp://www.gcca.org
GCDTGlobal Crop Diversity trusthttp://www.croptrust.org
GCGHGrand Challenges in Global Healthhttp://www.grandchallenges.org/Pages/Default.aspx
GCOGrants Coordination Officer
GCPGlobal Content Partner
GDPGross Domestic Product
GDPRDGlobal Donor Patform for Rural Developmenthttp://www.donorplatform.org
GEGenetic Engineering. See also GM.
GEFGlobal Environment Facilityhttp://www.thegef.org
GEIGender Empowerment Index
GFARGlobal Forum on Agricultural Researchhttp://www.egfar.org
GFCSGlobal Framework for Climate Serviceshttp://www.gfcs-climate.org
GFFAGlobal Forum for Food and Agriculturehttp://www.gffa-berlin.de/en
GFIAGlobal Forum for Innovations in Agriculturehttp://www.innovationsinagriculture.com
GFUGlobal Facilitation Unit for Underutilised Species (became part of CFF in 2009).
GHGGreenhouse Gas
GHIGlobal Health Initiative
GIFTGenetically Improved Farmed Tilapia (fish)
GINAWorld Health Organizations Global database on the Implementation of Nutrition Actionhttp://www.who.int/nutrition/gina/en
GISGeographical Information System
GIZDeutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeithttp://www.giz.de/
GKIGlobal Knowledge Initiativehttp://globalknowledgeinitiative.org
GLOBALGAPThe worldwide standard that assures Good Agricultural Practicehttp://www.globalgap.org/uk_en/
GLOBIOMA global model to assess competition for land use between agriculture, bioenergy, and forestry
GMGenetic Modification. See also GE.
GOGovernment Of e.g. GOK (Kenya), GOI (India), GOV (Vietnam)
GOARNGlobal Outbreak Alert and Response Networkhttp://www.who.int/csr/outbreaknetwork/en/
GPGGlobal Public Good
GPGGlobal Public Good
GRAGlobal Research Alliance on Livestock
GRETProfesssionals for Fair Development (a French development NGO)http://www.gret.org/?lang=en
GRFGuarantee Risk Fund (Kenya)
GRISPGlobal Rice Science Partnership (CGIAR Research Program on Rice)http://www.cgiar.org/our-research/cgiar-research-programs/rice-grisp/
GSIGood Seed Initiative
GSMAGSMA Mobile for Development Foundationhttp://www.gsma.com/mobilefordevelopment/
GTFGlobal Task Force
GTPGrowth and Transformation Plan/Program
GTZGerman Society for Technical Cooperation - See GIZhttp://www.giz.de/en/
GWGGender Working Group
GYGAGlobal Yield Gap Atlas
H-EHuman - Environmental (systems)
HABPHousehold Asset Building Program
HACCPHazard Analysis and Critical Control Points
HATHuman African Trypanosomiasis
HCDHuman Centered Design
HCENRHigher Council for Environment and Natural Resources
HEIHuman Empowerment Index
HGHost Government
HGBFHoward G. Buffett Foundationhttp://www.thehowardgbuffettfoundation.org/
HIFAHealth Information For All
HISARDHarambe Incubator for Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development (Nigeria)http://arc.peacecorpsconnect.org/comments-view/1032
HIVHuman Immunodeficiency Virus
HKIHelen Keller Internationalhttp://www.hki.org/working-worldwide/africa/kenya/
HLPEHigh Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition - estab in 2010http://www.fao.org/cfs/cfs-hlpe/en/
HOHost Organisation
HOAHorn of Africa
HPIHeifer Project Internationalhttp://www.heifer.org
HPIHuman Poverty Index
HRHuman Resource - often used as short-hand for HRD
HRDHuman Resource Department
HVAPHigh Value Agriculture Project
HWSDHarmonised World Soil Database
IAInternal Audit, Impact Assessment
IAARDIndonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Developmenthttp://en.litbang.pertanian.go.id/
IAASTDInternational Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge Science and Technology for Development
IAATInternational African Agricultural Technology
IACInter Academy Council, Independent Advisory Committee
IACUCInstitutional Animal Care and Use Committee (ILRI)
IADGInter Agency Donor Group (on pro-poor livestock research and development)http://www.donorplatform.org/livestock-development-iadg/iadg.html
IAEAInternational Atomic Energy Agencyhttp://www.iaea.org/
IAEGImpact Assessment and Evaluation Group (of the CGIAR)http://impact.cgiar.org/methodology
IAHBIIntegrated Agriculture and Health-Based Intervention
IARCInternational Agricultural Research Centre
IASVNInstitute of Animal Sciences of South Vietnamhttp://ias-cnsh.org/Default.aspx?alias=ias-cnsh.org/english
IBARInterafrican Bureau for Animal Resourceshttp://www.au-ibar.org/
IBCInstitutional Biosafety Committee (ILRI)
IBLIIndex-Based Livestock Insurancehttp://www.ilri.org/ilrinews/index.php/archives/tag/ibli
IBLTIndex-Based Livestock Takaful (Takaful = Islamic concept in which risks are shared)http://www.takafulafrica.com/?page=news
ICAInternational Cooperative Alliance
ICARIndian Council of Agricultural Researchhttp://www.icar.org.in/
ICARDAInternational Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areashttp://www.icarda.org
ICBAInternational Center for Biosaline Agriculturehttp://www.biosaline.org/about.aspx
ICIMODInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Developmenthttp://www.icimod.org/?q=abt&page=abt
ICIPEInternational Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology http://www.icipe.org/
ICISInternational Centre for Creativity, Innovation and Sustainabityhttp://iciscenter.org/
ICMIn Country Management
ICONZIntegrated Control of Neglected Zoonoseshttp://www.iconzafrica.org
iCowAgricultural subscription service through cellphones to help farmers enhance productivityhttp://icow.co.ke
ICPALDThe IGAD Centre for Pastoral Areas and Livestock Development. See also IGAD.
ICRAInternational Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculturehttp://www.icra-edu.org/page.cfm?pageid=ardhome&loginas=anon_e
ICRAFWorld Agroforestry Centrehttp://www.worldagroforestrycentre.org/
ICRCInternational Committee of the Red Crosshttp://www.icrc.org/eng/
ICRISATInternational Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropicshttp://www.icrisat.org
ICTInformation Communications Technology
ICUCInternational Centre for Underutilised Crops (Became part of CFF in 2009)
IDAInternational Development Association
IDOIntermediate Development Outcomehttp://livestockfish.cgiar.org/about/toc/
IDRCInternational Development Research Centrehttp://www.idrc.ca
IEAIndependent Evaluation Arrangement
IEEInitial Environmental Examination
IERInstitute de Economic Rural
IERInstitut d'Economie Ruralehttp://www.ier.gouv.ml
IFADInternational Fund for Agricultural Developmenthttp://www.ifad.org/
IFCInternational Finance Corporationhttp://www.ifc.org
IFDCInternational Fertilizer Development Center http://www.ifdc.org/
IFIInternational Financial Institution
IFPRIInternational Food Policy Research Institute http://www.ifpri.org/
IGWInternational Green Weekhttp://www.gruenewoche.de/en/
IIAMAgricultural Research Institute of Mozambiquehttp://www.iiam.gov.mz/
IIASAInternational Institute for Applied Systems Analysis http://www.iiasa.ac.at
IICAInter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculturehttp://www.iicacan.org/
IIEDInternational Institute for Environment and Developmenthttp://www.iied.org/
IISDInternational Institute for Sustainable Developmenthttp://www.iisd.org
IITAInternational Institute of Tropical Agriculturehttp://www.iita.org/
ILCInternational Land Coalitionhttp://www.landcoalition.org/
ILCInternational Land Coalitionhttp://www.landcoalition.org/
ILCAInternational Livestock Center for Africa - was merged with ILRAD to form ILRI
ILOInternational Labour Organization (Regional Office for Africa)http://www.ilo.org
ILRADInternational Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases - see ILCA
ILRIInternational Livestock Research Institutehttp://www.ilri.org
ILSIInnovation Lab for Sustainable Intensification (a Feed the Future initiative)
ILSPIntegrated Livelihood Support Project (India - an IFAD program)http://www.ifad.org/operations/pipeline/pi/india.htm
IMARESInstitute for Marine Resources & Ecosystem Studies (at Wageningen University, Netherlands)
IMCInstitute Management Committee
IMPACTInternational Model for Policy Analysis of Agricultural Commodities and Trade
INBARInternational Network for Bamboo and Rattanhttp://www.inbar.int
INFPDInternational Network for Family Poultry Development (which was preceded by the ANFRPD = African Network for Rural Poultry Development)http://infpd.net
INHEREInstitute of Himalayan Environmental Research and Education http://www.inhereindia.org
INRAInstitut National de la Recherche Agronomiquehttp://www.inra.fr
INREAInstitute National du Recherche Agrononilgue
INREF(Development oriented) Interdisciplinary Research and Education Fund (of Wageningen University)
INRMIntegrated Natural Resource Management
INSARDIncluding Smallholders in Agricultural Research for Developmenthttp://www.repaoc.org/insard/
IOEIndependent Office of Evaluatiion (of IFAD)
IPAInnovations for Poverty Actionhttp://www.poverty-action.org
IPCCIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changehttp://www.ipcc.ch
IPGInternational Public Good
IPGInternational Public Good
IPIFFInternational Producers of Insects for Feed and Foodhttp://www.ipiff.org
IPMIntegrated Pest Management
IPMSImproving Productivity and Market Success of Ethiopian Farmershttp://www.ipms-ethiopia.org
IPNIInternational Plant Nutrition Institutehttp://www.ipni.net
IPRIntellectual Property Right
IPR/IFRAInstitute Polytechnique Rural http://www.ipr-ifra.org/
IRInternational Relations, Institutional Research, Intermediate Reach, Invitation Request, Incoherent Recombininghttp://www.acronymfinder.com/IR.html
IRDInland Revenue Department
IRECInstitutional Research Ethics Committee (ILRI)
IrishAidIrish Aidhttp://www.irishaid.gov.ie/
IRMAInsect Resistant Maize for Africa
IRMCInstitute Research Management Committee
IRSInland Revenue Service, Internationally Recruited Staff
ISACInformation Service on Agriculture Changehttp://www.gmes-isac.info/pages/services.html
ISACIndependent Scientific Advisory Committee
ISCTRInternational Scientific Committee/Council for Trypanosomiasis Research
ISFMIntegrated Soil Ferility Management
ISIInternational Statistical Institute http://www.isi-web.org
ISNInterim Strategy Note
ISNARInternational Service for National Agricultural Researchhttp://www.isnar.cgiar.org
ISOInternational Organization for Standardization
ISPInnovations Systems Perspective
ISPCCGIAR Independent Science & Partnership Councilhttp://www.sciencecouncil.cgiar.org/
ISPCIndependent Science & Partnership Council (of the CGIAR)http://www.sciencecouncil.cgiar.org/
ISRICISRIC - World Soil Informationhttp://www.isric.org
ITInformation Technology
ITAACCInnovation Transfer into Agriculture - Adaptation to Climate Changehttp://www.icipe.org/itaacc/
ITCInternational Trypanosomiasis Centrehttp://www.itc.gm/html/walic.html
ITPGRFAInternational Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture http://www.planttreaty.org
ITTAInternational Tropical Timber Agreement
IUCNInternational Union for the Conservation of Naturehttp://www.iucn.org/
IUCNInternational Union for Conservation of Naturehttp://www.iucn.org/
IUECAInter-University Council for East Africa http://www.iucea.org/
IWMIInternational Water Management Institutehttp://www.iwmi.cgiar.org
IWRMPIrrigation and Water Resources Management Project
IYFFInternational Year of Family Farming, 2014 http://www.familyfarmingcampaign.net
JKUATJomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technologyhttp://www.jkuat.ac.ke/
JSCJoint Steering Committtee
KACPKenya Agricultural Carbon Project
KAGRCKenya Animal Genetic Resources Centre
KAPKnowledge, Attitudes and Practices (the three being related, but not the same). See the URL for an example.http://www.scopemed.org/?mno=27181
KAPPKnowledge, Attitudes, Perceptions and Practices
KARIKenya Agricultural Research Institute http://www.kari.org/
KDFFKenya Dairy Farmers Federationhttp://kdff.co.ke
KDLPKenya Dry Lands Development Program
KENASKenyan Accreditation Servicehttp://kenas.go.ke
KEPSAKenyan Private Sector Alliancehttp://www.kepsa.or.ke
KISSKeep It Simple to be Sustainable
KISTKigali Institute of Science and Technology (Rwanda)http://www.kist.ac.rw/index.php?id=2
KLBOKenya Livestock Breeders Associationhttp://www.klbo.co.ke
KLIFTKenya Livestock Finance Trust
KMCKenya Meat Commissionhttp://www.kenyameat.co.ke
KMDKenya Meteorological Departmenthttp://www.meteo.go.ke/
KMISKnowledge Management and Information Services, Knowledge Management Information Systemhttp://www.ilri.org/KMIS
KMIS/PAKnowledge Management Information System / Public Awareness
KNBSKenya National Bureau of Statisticshttp://www.knbs.or.ke/
KOSKeeep on Sharing
KRAKey Result Area
KRDPKenya Rural Development Programmehttp://www.dmikenya.or.ke
KRRAKey Research and Related Area
KUUniversity of Copenhagenhttp://www.ku.dk
KVAKenya Veterinary Associationhttp://www.kva.co.ke
KWFTKenya Women Finance Trusthttp://www.kwft.org
KWSKenya Wildlife Servicehttp://www.kws.org/
LACLatin America and Caribbean
LCLead Centre
LCVLaboratoire Central Vétérinaire du Mali
LDCLesser Developed Country
LDFLocal Development Fund
LDOLocal Development Officer
LEADLivestock, Environment And Development Initiative (of the FAO)http://www.fao.org/agriculture/lead/en
LEAPLivestock Environmental Assessment and Performance Partnership (of the FAO)http://www.fao.org/partnerships/leap/en/
LFLivestock and Fish (CRP 3.7)http://livestockfish.cgiar.org
LGILivelihoods Gender and Impactshttp://livelihoods-gender.ilri.org/
LIALetter of Interim Authority
LIFELocal Livestock for Empowerment
LIFSAPLivestock Competitiveness and Food Safety Project (Vietnam)http://lifsap.vn/
LIMSLaboratory Information and Management System
LITLivelihood Improvement Targets
LITSLivestock Identification and Traceability System
LIVESLivestock & Irrrigation Value Chains for Ethiopian Smallholders projecthttp://www.lives-ethiopia.org
LMPLivestock Master Plan
LOLLand O'Lakes Inchttp://www.landolakesinc.com/
LPPLeague for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development. See also WISP.http://www.pastoralpeoples.org
LPZLivestock Production Zone
LRGLivestock Research Group
LSALivestock Sector Analysis
LSELivestock Systems & Environment
LSIELivelihood and Social Inclusion Expert
M & EMonitoring and Evaluation
MAAIFMinistry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (Uganda)http://www.agriculture.go.ug/
MAEMinistero degli Affari Esterihttp://www.esteri.it
MAFCMinistry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives (Tanzania)http://www.agriculture.go.tz/
MAKMakerere University in Ugandahttp://mak.ac.ug
MARSMarker Assisted Recurrent Selection
MBSMarket-Based Solution
MCManagement Committee
MDGsMillennium Development Goals
MDNKOALMinistry for the Development of Northern Kenya and Other Arid Landshttp://www.northernkenya.go.ke/index.php
MEDEPMicro Enterprise Development Program
MELMonitoring, Evaluation and Learning
MERSMiddle East Respiratory Syndromehttp://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/MERS/index.html
MFIMicro Finance Institution
MFW4AMaking Finance Work for Africa Partnershiphttp://www.mfw4a.org/about-us.html
MilkITMilk India Tanzania - an ILRI research programmehttp://milkit.wikispaces.com/Consortium
MINMaterials Issue Note
MLManagement Learning
MLNMaize Lethal Necrosis
MLNDMaize Lethal Necrosis Disease
MMIMapfura-Makhura Biofuels Incubatorhttp://www.seda.org.za/MyBusiness/STP/Pages/mapfura.aspx
MOAMinistry of Agriculture
MoAMinistry of Agriculture (Ethiopia)http://www.moa.gov.et/
MOAFSMinistry of Agriculture and Food Security
MoLFDMinistry of Livestock and Fisheries Development (Kenya)
MOPHMinistry of Public Health (Thailand)http://eng.moph.go.th
MPNDMinistry of Planning and National Development (Kenya)http://www.planning.go.ke/
MRVMeasurement, Reporting and Verification
MSEMulti Stakeholder Engagement
MSMEMicro, Small and Medium Enterprises
MSME-DOMicro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organisation (India)http://www.nimsme.org
MSUMichigan State Universityhttp://www.msu.edu/
MTAMaterials Transfer Agreement - See also SMTA - Standard Materials Transfer Agreement
MTIPMedium-Term Investment Plan
MTPMedium-Term Plan
MTRMid Term Review
MTTNatural Resources Institute Finlandhttp://www.mtt.fi/
MUMakerere Universityhttp://www.mak.ac.ug
MUCHSMuhimbili University of Health and Allied Scienceshttp://www.muchs.ac.tz/
N2AfricaA project focused on putting nitrogen fixation to work for smallholder farmers growing legume crops http://www.n2africa.org
NAAIPNational Accelerated Agricultural Input Programme (Kenya)
NABNetNorth Africa Biosciences Network
NACOSTNational Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (Kenya)http://www.ncst.go.ke
NAESNational Agricultural Extension Service
NAFISNational Farmers Information Service (Kenya)http://www.nafis.go.ke
NAFSIPNational Agriculture and Food Security Investment Plan
NAFSNNew Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition
NAGRC&DBNational Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Databank (Uganda)
NAIC EthiopiaNational Artificial Insemination Center - Ethiopia
NAIPNational Agricultural Innovation Projecthttp://www.naip.icar.org.in/
NAISNational Agricultural Innovation System
NaLIRRINational Livestock Resources Research Institute http://www.naro.go.ug
NAMANationally Appropriate Mitigation Action
NAMAThe National Agri-Marketing Association (USA)http://www.nama.org
NAPNational Action Plan, Natural Areas Program, Needs Assessment Profile or Plan
NAPANational Adaptation Program of Action
NARINational Agricultural Research Institute
NARONational Agricultural Research Organisation (Uganda)http://www.naro.go.ug
NARSNational Agricultural Research System
NaSARRINational Semi Arid Resources Research Institute, Ugandahttp://www.nasarri.go.ug
NASEPNational Agriculture Sector Extension Policy (Kenya)http://www.agriculture.go.ke
NASFAMNational Association of Smallholder Farmers (Malawi)http://www.nasfam.org/
NBCRINorman Borlaug Commemorative Research Initiativehttp://www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp?ID=6247
NBPNational Breeding Policy
NBSNile Basin Societyhttp://www.nilebasin.com/
NCCAPNational Climate Change Action Plan (Kenya)http://www.kccap.info
NCCRSNational Climate Change Response Strategy (Kenya )
NCDNewcastle Disease (of poultry). See also NDV (= Newcastle Disease Virus)
NCFNordic Climate Facility - NCF is financed by the NDF and administered by the NEFCO
NCPNational Contact Point
NCSTNational Council for Science and Technology (Kenya)http://www.ncst.go.ke
NDDBNational Dairy Development Board (India)http://www.nddb.org/English/Pages/default.aspx
NDFNordic Development Fund (administered by the NEFCO)http://www.ndf.fi
NDVNewcastle Disease Virus (of poultry). Also known as NCD = Newcastle Disease)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newcastle_disease
NDVINormalized Differentiated Vegetation Index - see IBLI
NEALCONorth East Africa Livestock Council (See also IGAD)
NECOFANetwork for Ecofarming in Africahttp://www.necofa.org
NECOFANetwork for Ecofarming in Africa (Kenya)http://necofakenya.wordpress.com
NEFCONordic Environment Finance Corporationhttp://www.nefco.org
NEMANational Environment Management Agency (Uganda)http://nema-ug.org
NEPADNew Partnership for Africa's Development Secretariathttp://www.nepad.org/
NERCNatural Environment Research Council (UK)http://www.nerc.ac.uk/
NESNucleus Estate and Smallholder
NFPCSPNational Food Policy Capacity Strengthening Programme (Bangladesh)http://www.nfpcsp.org/agridrupal/
NGONon-Governmental Organization
NI-MSMENational Institute for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (india)http://www.nimsme.org
NIABINetwork of Indian Agri-Business Incubatorshttp://www.niabi.in
NICRANational Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture (India)http://www.nicra-icar.in/nicrarevised
NICRANegotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement, Negotiated Indirect Cost Recovery Agreement
NM-AISTNelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology http://www.nm-aist.ac.tz
NMANo More Acronyms
NNFUNamibian National Farmers' Unionhttp://www.nnfu.org.na/
NoradNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperationhttp://www.norad.no/
NPCANEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
NPDNational Programme Director
NPKNitrogen-Phosphorus-Potassium (fertiliser)
NPMNational Programme Manager
NRMNatural Resource Management
NRSNationally Recruited Staff
NRTTNavajbai Ratan Tata Trust, an Allied Trust of the Sir Ratan Tata Trust - see SRTThttp://www.srtt.org
NSFNational Science Foundationhttp://www.nsf.gov/
NSONational Statistical Office
NSTICNational Science, Technology and Innovation Council
NTWGNational Technical Working Group, New Technologies Working Group
NUCAFENational Union of Coffee Agribusiness and Farm Enterpriseshttp://www.nucafe.org/
NUSNeglected and Underutilised Species
NWONetherlands Organisation for Scientific Researchhttp://www.nwo.nl/en
NYUNew York Universityhttp://www.nyu.edu/
NZAPNew Zealand Aid Programme (managed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade)http://www.aid.govt.nz
OAOpen Access (often referring to research data sharing and publication)
OADBOromiya Agriculture Development Bureau
OARIOromia Agricultural Research Institute
OAUOrganisation of African Unity. See AU.
OCAOpen Capital Advisorshttps://opencapitaladvisors.com/
OCSOne Common System
ODAOverseas Development Agency
ODIOverseas Development Institutehttp://www.odi.org.uk/
OECDOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OFABOpen Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology in Africahttp://www.ofabafrica.org/
OFIDOPEC Fund for International Developmenthttp://www.ofid.org/
OIEOrganisation Mondiale de la Santé Animalehttp://www.oie.int/
OPOperating Project
OPECOrganisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries
OSPOrange Sweet Potato
OVIOnderstepoort Veterinary Institute - South Africa
OVOPOne Village One Product
OWAOutlook Web Application
OXFAMOxfam Internationalhttp://www.oxfam.org/
P2IPathway to Impact
PAAPPolicy Analysis and Advocacy Programme (of ASARECA)
PAATProgramme Against African Trypanosomiasishttp://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/programmes/en/paat/home.html
PACEPan African Programme for the Control of Epizooticshttp://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/programmes/en/grep/Gia_campaigns_pace.html
PACWGPriority Assessment Criteria Working Group
PADProject Appraisal Document
PAEPARDPlatform for African - European Partnership on Agricultural Research for Developmenthttp://paepard.org/wakka.php?wiki=HomePage
PAFPoverty Alleviation Fund
PAFOPan African Farmers Organizationhttp://pafo-africa.net/
PAGPastoralist Advisory Group
PanAACPan African Agribusiness & Agroindustry Consortiumhttp://www.panaac.org/
PANVACPan-African Veterinary Vaccine Centrehttp://rea.au.int/en/RO/PANVAC
PARCPan African Rinderpest Campaignhttp://www.fao.org/docrep/t8570e/t8570e00.htm
PASSProgramme for Africas Seed Systemshttp://www.agra.org/what-we-do/seed/pass-subprograms/
PATTECPan African Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Eradication Campaignhttp://www.who.int/trypanosomiasis_african/partners/pattec/en/
PBSProgram for Biosafety Systems
PCAARRDPhilippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Developmenthttp://www.pcaarrd.dost.gov.ph
PCCPartners Coordinating Committee
PCGPartial Credit Guarantee
PEParticipative Epidemiology, Productive Employment
PEARLProgram for Emerging African Agricultural Research Leaders
PEGNetPoverty Reduction, Equity and Growth Network
PENAPHParticipatory Epidemiology Network for Animal and Public Healthhttp://www.ilri.org/penaph
PENUParticipatory Epidemiology Network in Uganda. Established in Dec 2012 under the umbrella of PENAPH
PESPayments for Environmental Services
PFID-NPParnership for Food Industry Development/ Natural Products (USAID funded, SubSaharan Africa)http://pfidnp.org
PGRFAPlant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
PHMPost-Harvest Management
PIPrincipal Investigator (in a research programme)
PIAProgram Implementation Agreement
PICOTEAMPICO Eastern Africahttp://www.picoteam.org/
PIKPotsdam Institute for Climate Impact Researchhttp://www.pik-potsdam.de
PIMPolicies, Institutions and Markets (a CGIAR research program)http://www.pim.cgiar.org
PIPProject Implementation Plan
PLEPeople, Livestock and Environment (an ILRI research theme)http://www.ilri.org/PLE
PLWHA People Living With HIV/AIDS
PMCPlanning and Management Committee
PMDProject Management Department
PMISProject Management Information System
PMOProgram Management Office / Officer
PMTProject Management Team
PMUProject Management Unit
PNASProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (of the United States of America)
POAPlan of Action
POCPoint of Care, e.g. for a diagnostic test
POPProgram Oversight Panel
POWBProgram of Work and Budget
PPAPublic-Private Alliance (see also PPP)http://www.acronymfinder.com/PPA.html
PPCRPilot Program for Climate Resiliencehttps://www.climateinvestmentfunds.org/cif/set-aside/ppcr
PPLPIPro-Poor Livestock Policy Initiative (of the FAO)http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/programmes/en/pplpi/home.html
PPMCProgram Planning & Management Committee
PPMTProgram Planning and Management Committee
PPPPublic Private Partnership (see also PPA), Purchasing Power Parity
PPRPeste des Petit Ruminants (also known as Ovine Rinderpest or Goat Plague)http://www.fao.org/docrep/003/x1703e/x1703e00.HTM#Introduction
PRParticipatory Research, Public Relations
PRAParticipatory Rural Appraisal - see also RRA
PRADANProfessional Assistance for Development Actionhttp://www.pradan.net/
PRIProgram Related Investment (a term used in particular by the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation)
PRIMASPoverty Reduction Intervention Mapping in Agricultural Systems
PROLINNOVAPromoting local innovation in ecologically oriented agricultural and natural resource management
PROPACSub - regional Platform of Peasant Organizations of Central Africa
PROTAPlant Resources for Tropical Africa http://www.prota.org
PRRSPorcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRSV = PRRS Virus)
PRSPPoverty Reduction Strategy Programme
PSPrivate Sector
PSDProject Specific Data
PSDAPromotion of Private Sector in Agriculture (Kenya)http://www.gtzpsda.co.ke
PSIAPoverty and Social Impact Analysis
PSSFPilot Small Scale Farmers
PTAPolicy and Technical Advisory
PTCCProject Technical Coordination Committee
QTLQuantitative Trait Locihttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantitative_trait_locus
QWECIQuantifying Weather and Climate Impacts on Health in Developing Countrieshttp://www.liv.ac.uk/qweci/
R+DResearch and Development
R4DResearch for Development
RAMRisk Assessment Matrix / Methodology
RAPPRural Agriculture and Pastoralism Programme
RARIRegional Agricultural Research Institute
RBARights Based Approach
RBMSResults Based Management System
RCMRDRegional Center for Mapping of Resources for Development. See also IGAD and ICPALD.
RCTRandomised Control Trial
RDAResearch Data Alliancehttps://rd-alliance.org
RDAResource Description and Accesshttp://www.rdatoolkit.org
RDARural Development Administration (for South Korea and beyond)http://www.rda.go.kr/foreign/eng/
RDARecommended Daily Intakehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reference_Daily_Intake
REAPRural Enterprise Assistance Programme
RECONCILEResource Conflict Institutehttp://reconcile-ea.org/
REDDUnited Nations collaborative initiative on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation http://www.un-redd.org
REPAOCREPAOC consists of 10 National NGO Platforms - Frenchhttp://www.repaoc.org/index.php?lang=en
RFPRequest for Proposal (See also CFP)
RIDEPRural Initiative Development Program
RLHDA Regional Livestock Health and Development Agency
RLPResilience Learning Project
RMDCRural Microfinance Development Centre
RMGResearch and Management Group, Research Methods Group
ROARegional Office for Africa
ROPPANetwork of West Africa Peasant and Agricultural Producers Organizationshttp://www.roppa.info/?lang=en
RPCCRegional Project Coordination Committee
RPEResearch, Production and Extension
RPFResettlement Policy Framework
RPICRegional Project Implementation Committee
RPSURegional Project Support Unit
RQReview Question
RRARapid Rural Appraisal - see also PRA
RS&TResearch Science & Technology
RSRFRural Self Reliance Fund
RTBRoots, Tubers and Bananas (a CGIAR research program)http://www.rtb.cgiar.org
RTTCPRegional Tetse and Trypanosomiasis Control Programmehttp://www.ifad.org/lrkm/tags/284a.htm
RUFORUMRegional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (Eastern, Central & Southern Africa)http://www.ruforum.org
RVCRoyal Veterinary Collegehttp://www.rvc.ac.uk/
RVFRift Valley Fever
S3AScience Agenda for Agriculture in Africa
SASituation Analysis, South Africa, South Asia, Social Assessment
SAAGSouth Asia Analysis Grouphttp://www.southasiaanalysis.org
SAAISEDA Aluwani Agri Incubator
SABIMASafe Biotechnology Management in Sub - Saharan Africa
SACScience Advisory Committee, Stakeholder Advisory Committee
SACAUSouthern African Confederation of Agricultural Unionshttp://www.sacau.org/
SACCAR Southern African Centre for Cooperation in Agriculture Natural Resources Research and Training http://saccar.org
SACDEPSustainable Agriculture Community Development Programme
SACEMASouth African Centre for Epidemiology Modelling and Analysishttp://www.incidence-estimation.com/page/cephia-sacema
SADC/FANRSouthern African Development Community / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources
SAGScience Advisory Group
SAGCOTSouthern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzaniahttp://www.sagcot.com
SANBioSouthern Africa Network for Bioscienceshttp://www.nepadst.org/sanbio/
SAPPLPPSouth Asia Pro-Poor Livestock Policy Programmehttp://www.sapplpp.org
SASASociety for the Advancement of Science in Africahttp://sasascience.org/comingsoon.html
SASHASweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africahttp://cipotato.org/research/partnerships-and-special-projects/sasha-program
SBCCSocial and Behavior Change Communication
SCScience Council, Steering Committee
SCMSteering Committee Meeting / Member
SDAEDistrict Services for Economic Activities
SDCSwiss Agency for Development and Cooperationhttp://www.sdc.admin.ch
SDPSmallholder Dairy Project
SDSNSustainable Development Solutions Network (of the United Nations)http://unsdsn.org
SDVCStrengthening the Dairy Value Chain (in Bangladesh)
SESupervising Entity
SEASouth-East Asia
SEDASmall Enterprise Development Agency (South Africa)http://www.seda.org.za
SEGOLIPSequencing Genotyping and OligoSynthesis and Proteomics
SEIStockholm Environment Institutehttps://www.sei-international.org/
SEIStockholm Environmental Institutehttp://www.sei-international.org
SFDBSmall Farmers Development Bank
SFFFSafe Food, Fair Food
SFOAPSupport to Farmers Organizations in Africa Programme. See also FOSCA.http://www.sfoap.net/about_sfoap/
SFRISoils and Fertilisers Research Institute (Vietnam)http://www.sfri.org.vn/Eng_Index.aspx
SFSASyngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculturehttp://www.syngentafoundation.com/
SGRPSystemwide Genetic Resources Programme
SHFSmall Holder Farmer
SIAPSustainable Intensification of Agriculture Project - Kenya, funded by GIZ
SIDASwedish International Development Agencyhttp://www.sida.se/
SIDAISidai Africa = A network of centres to provide high-quality livestock services in rural Kenya.http://www.farmafrica.org/kenya/sidai
SIMLESASustainable Intensification of Maize - Legume cropping systems for food security Eastern and Southern Africa
SITSterile Insect Technique
SKMStrategy and Knowledge Management
SLASustainable Livelihood Approach
SLMSustainable Land Management
SLOSystem Level Objective
SLPCGIAR Systemwide Livestock Programmehttp://vslp.org/
SLUSwedish University of Agricultural Scienceshttp://www.slu.se
SMASingle Mothers Association
SMEDASmall and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (Pakistan)http://www.smeda.org
SMEsSmall Market Enterprises / Small & Medium Sized Enterprises
SMFSocial Management Framework
SMSSubject Matter Specialist
SMTAStandard Materials Transfer Agreement (of the ITPGRFA = the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture) http://www.planttreaty.org/content/illustrated-version-standard-material-transfe...
SNPSingle Nucleotide Polymorphismhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single-nucleotide_polymorphism
SNVSNV Netherlands Development Organisationhttp://www.snvworld.org/
SOSigning Official
SPSystem Priority
SPACScience & Partnership Advisory Committee
SPCRStrategic Program for Climate Resilience
SPEEDSupport for Private Enterprise Expansion and Development
SPHISweet Potatoe for Profit and Health Initiativehttp://cipotato.org/research/partnerships-and-special-projects/sasha-program
SPIAStanding Panel on Impact Assessment (of the CGIAR)http://impact.cgiar.org/
SPNNSouthern People Nations and Nationalities
SPPProvincial Livestock Services of Gaza and Tete provinces
SPRINGStrengthening Partnerships, Results and Innovations in Nutrition Globally - A USAID projecthttp://www.spring-nutrition.org
SPSSanitary and Phyto-Sanitary
SRDCentre for Sustainable Rural Development (Vietnam)http://www.srd.org.vn
SROSub-Regional Organisation
SRPStrategic Research Portfolio
SRTStrategic Research Theme
SRTTSir Ratan Tata Trust Fundhttp://www.srtt.org/
SSASub-Saharan Africa
SSFSmall Scale Farmers (See also PSSF = Pilot Small Scale Farmers)
STEPSSocial, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainabilityhttp://www.steps-centre.org
STPHSwiss Tropical and Public Health Institutehttp://www.swisstph.ch
SUSyracuse Universityhttp://www.syr.edu/
SUASokoine University of Agriculturehttp://www.suanet.ac.tz
SUNScaling Up Nutrition movementhttp://scalingupnutrition.org
SUNRAYSustainable Nutrition Research for Africa in the Years to come
SVASwedish National Veterinary Institutehttp://www.sva.se/
SVDCSorghum Value Chain Development Consortium
SWASector Wide Approach
SWADESwaziland Water and Agricultural Development Enterprisehttp://www.swade.co.sz
SWATSoil and Water Assessment Toolhttp://swat.tamu.edu
SWEPSystem Wide and Ecoregional Programme
Swiss TPHSwiss Tropical and Public Health Institutehttp://www.swisstph.ch/
SWPSystem Wide Program
TATechnical Assistance, Traditional Authority
TACTechnical Advisory Committee
TACRITanzania Coffee Research Institutehttp://www.tacri.org/
TADTrans-boundary Animal Disease
TAETertiary Agricultural Education
TAFIRITanzania Fisheries Research Institutehttp://www.tafiri.go.tz
TAFORITanzania Forestry Research Institutehttp://www.tafori.org/
TALENSTranscription Activator-Like Effector Nucleases (a technology for targeted genome editing)http://www.nature.com/nrm/journal/v14/n1/full/nrm3486.html
TALIRITanzania Livestock Research Institutehttp://www.erails.net/TZ/taliri-mpwapwa/
TAMUTexas A & M Universityhttp://www.tamu.edu/
TANTechnical Advisory Note
TAPTropical Agriculture Platform (2014: Christian Hoste - Agreenium - chairs the TAP steering committee)http://www.tropagplatform.org
TAWIRITanzania Wildlife Research Institutehttp://www.tawiri.org/
TBDTick Borne Disease, To Be Determined
TBITechnology Business Incubator
TCTechnical Consortium
TCCIATanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculturehttp://www.tccia.com
TCDTrinity College Dublinhttp://www.tcd.ie/
TDBTanzania Dairy Boardhttp://www.tanzaniadairyboard.or.tz
TDBTechnology Development Board
TEAM-AfricaTertiary Education for Agriculture Mechanism for Africahttps://sites.google.com/site/partnershipforafricantae/
TechFitA tool for feed technology prioritisation (See also FEAST)http://livestockfish.cgiar.org/2013/12/03/feast-techfit/
TERIEnergy and Resources Institutehttp://www.teriin.org/index.php
TFPTotal Factor Productivity
TiHoUniversity of Veterinary Medicine Hannover (Germany)http://www.tiho-hannover.de
TIPTargeted Inputs Program
TLUTropical Livestock Unit
TNUThai Nguyen University
TOCTheory of Change
TORTerms of Reference
TORITATobacco Research Institute (Tanzania)http://www.torita.or.tz/
TOTTraining of Trainers
TOTOA project dedicated to sharing world agricultural information using actionable formatshttp://www.totoagriculture.org/TotoAgriculture.aspx
TPRITropical Pesticides Research Institute (Tanzania)http://www.tpri.or.tz/
TRITTea Research Institute of Tanzaniahttp://trit.or.tz/
TROCAIREThe official overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Irelandhttp://www.trocaire.org
TSPTechnology Supply Push
TSUTexas State University
TSZTanzanian Short Horn Zebu
TVEsTownship and Villages Enterprises
TWASThe World Academy of Sciences (for advancement of science in developing countries)http://twas.ictp.it
TWCsThird World Countries
UAFUniversity of Agriculture Faisalabadhttp://www.uaf.edu.pk/
UAF-AfricaUrgent Action Fund-Africahttp://www.urgentactionfund-africa.or.ke
UBUniversity of Bernehttp://www.unibe.ch/eng/
UBOSUganda Bureau of Statisticshttp://www.ubos.org/
UCDUniversity College Dublinhttp://www.ucd.ie/
UCLUniversity College Londonhttp://www.ucl.ac.uk/
UCTUniversity of Cape Townhttp://www.uct.ac.za/
UDSMUniversity of Dar es Salaamhttp://www.udsm.ac.tz/
UEMEduardo Mondlane Universityhttp://www.uem.mz/
UFSUniversity of the Free Statehttp://www.ufs.ac.za
UIUniversity of Ibadanhttp://www.ui.edu.ng/
UNCCDUnited Nations Convention to Combat Desertificationhttp://www.unccd.int/en/Pages/default.aspx
UNCSTUganda National Council for Science and Technologyhttp://www.uncst.go.ug
UNCTADUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development
UNDPUnited Nations Development Programmehttp://www.undp.org/
UNEUniversity of New Englandhttp://www.une.edu.au/
UNFCCCUnited Nations Framework Convention on Climate Changehttp://unfccc.int/2860.php
UNiBRAINUniversities, Business and Researching Agricultural Innovationhttp://www.fara-africa.org/our-projects/unibrain/abou/
UNISWAUniversity of Swazilandhttp://www.uniswa.sz/
UNSPPAUganda National Seed Potato Producers Associationhttp://www.acdivoca.org/site/ID/ugandapotatofarmers
UNUUnited Nations Universityhttp://unu.edu
UofKUniversity of Khartoumhttp://www.uofk.edu/
UoLUniversity of Liverpoolhttp://www.liv.ac.uk/
UoNUniversity of Nottinghamhttp://www.nottingham.ac.uk/
UoNUniversity of Nairobihttp://www.uonbi.ac.ke/
UPUniversity of Pretoriahttp://web.up.ac.za/
UPLB/ISPPSUniversity of the Philippines Los Bañoshttp://old.uplb.edu.ph/cpaf/divisions/ispps.html
UPUUrban and Peri-Urban areas
UQUniversity of Queenslandhttp://www.uq.edu.au/
USAIDUnited States Agency for International Developmenthttp://www.usaid.gov/
USDAUnited States Department of Agriculturehttp://www.usda.gov
USDAUnited States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Servicehttp://www.ars.usda.gov
USRDUnited States Civilian Research & Development Foundationhttp://www.crdf.org/
UVASUniversity of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistanhttp://www.uvas.edu.pk/about/ch-msg/index.htm
UVMUniversity of Vermonthttp://www.uvm.edu/
VACVulnerability Action Committee
VAHWVillage Animal Health Worker
VCAValue Chain Analysis
VCDValue Chain Development
VCNNational Institute of Animal Husbandry
VDCVillage Development Committee
VEDCOVolunteer Efforts For Development Concerns http://www.vedcouganda.org
VIDO-InterVacVaccine and Infectious Disease Organisation - International Vaccine Centre (Canada)http://www.vido.org
VITOFlemish institute for technological researchhttp://www.vito.be/VITO/EN/HomepageAdmin/Home/Homepage
VNUAVietnam National University of Agriculturehttp://www.hua.edu.vn/eng/
VSFVétérinaires sans Frontières Belgiumhttp://www.dierenartsenzondergrenzen.be
VSFVétérinaires sans Frontières Europahttp://www.vsfe.org/
VSFVétérinaires sans Frontières Canadahttp://www.vwb-vsf.org
W1CGIAR Window 1 Funding. http://www.cgiarfund.org/how_the_fund_works
W2CGIAR Window 2 Funding. http://www.cgiar.org/who-we-are/cgiar-fund/
W3CGIAR Window 3 Funding.
WAAPPWest Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme
WAARIWest African Agribusiness Resource Incubatorhttp://www.fara-africa.org/our-projects/unibrain/announcements/
WABEFWestern Africa Biowastes for Energy and Fertilizer
WABNetWest Africa Biosciences Network
WACASAWageningen (university) Centre for Agroecology and Systems Analysishttp://www.wacasa.wur.nl
WACCIWest Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (Ghana)http://www.wacci.edu.gh/
WALICWest Africa Livestock Innovation Centrehttp://www.itc.gm/html/walic.html
WAMIPWorld Alliance of Mobile Indigenous Peoples. See also WISPhttp://povertyandconservation.info/en/org/o0152
WANAWest Asia North Africa region
WASIThe Western Highlands Agriculture & Forestry Science Institute (Vietnam)http://wasi.org.vn/home/index.php?lang=en
WBWorld Bankhttp://www.worldbank.org/
WECARDWest and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Developmenthttp://www.coraf.org/en.html
WEFWorld Economic Forumhttp://www.weforum.org
WEFWith Effect From
WEMAWater Efficient Maize for Africahttp://wema.aatf-africa.org/
WFPWorld Food Programmehttp://www.wfp.org
WGWorking Group
WIASWageningen (university) Institute of Animal Science
WILDWomen in Livestock Development
WISPWorld Initiative on Sustainable Pastoralismhttp://www.iucn.org/wisp/
WLECGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystemshttp://wle.cgiar.org/
WOTRONetherlands Foundation for the Advancement of Tropical Researchhttp://www.wotro.nl/
WRFWorld Rural Forumhttp://www.ruralforum.net/Default.asp?id=en
WRIWorld Resources Institutehttp://www.wri.org/
WRSWarehouse Receipt System
WSPAWorld Society for the Protection of Animals - Africa Regional Office is in Nairobihttp://www.wspa-international.org
WSUWashington State Universityhttp://www.wsu.edu
WTPWillingness to Pay
WUWollega Universityhttp://www.wollegauniversity.edu.et/
WUOWater Users Association
WURWageningen University and Research Centrehttp://www.wageningenur.nl
WWFWorld Wildlife Fundhttp://www.worldwildlife.org/
YARDYouth Action for Rural Developmenthttp://yardcommunity.org
YIAYouth in Agriculture
YPARDYoung Professionals in Agricultural Research for Development.http://ypard.net
ZEFZentrum für Entwicklungsforschunghttp://www.zef.de/
ZimCLIFSIntegrating Crops and Livestock for Improved Food Security and Livelihoods in Zimbabwehttp://blog.cimmyt.org/?p=10256