ACA additional central assistance
ADB Asian Development Bank
AFI African Futures Institute
ANR Agence Nationale de la Recherche [National Research Agency]
APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
AT Agricultural Trends
BFAP Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy
BFP Basin Focal Project
CAP Country Assistance Planning
CCAFS Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security
CDD Community-Driven Development
CGAP Consultative Group to Assist the Poor
CGIAR Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
CIAT International Center for Tropical Agriculture
CIRAD Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement [Agricultural Research Centre for International Development]
CIRED Centre International de Recherche sur l'Environnement et le Développement [International Centre of Research on Environment and Development]
CNAM Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers [National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts]
CoLUPSIA Collaborative land-use planning project [Indonesia]
CPCB Central Pollution Control Board
CPHEEO Central Public Health & Environmental Engineering Organization [India]
CSO civil society organisation
CSP Centre for Social Protection
DFID Department for International Development
DG Directorate General
ECOSOC Economic and Social Council
EEA European Environment Agency
EFC Economic and Financial Committee
EFMN European Foresight Monitoring Network
eLAC Regional Action Plan for the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean
Embrapa Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária [Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation]
EPA Environment Protection Agency
EPR extended producer responsibility
ESCAP Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
ESRC Economic and Social Research Council
EU European Union
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization
FAPRI-MU Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute at the University of Missouri
FCO Foreign and Commonwealth Office
FFEM Fonds Français pour l'Environnemente Mondial [French Global Environment Facility]
FI4AR French Initiative for International Agricultural Research
FONTAGRO Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology [Latin America]
FTP Forward Thinking Platform
GCARD Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development
GCPSE Global Centre for Public Service Excellence
GEA Global Energy Assessment
GFAR Global Forum on Agricultural Research
GHG greenhouse gas
GIS geographic information system
GmbH Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung [limited liability company, Germany]
GMO genetically modified organism
GO Global Orchestration
GovInn Centre for Studies on Governance Innovation
GPS global positioning system
GTZ Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit [German Society for Technical Cooperation]
HSC Horizon Scanning Centre
IAASTD International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development
IAF Institute for Alternative Futures
ICT information and communications technology
IDDRI Institut du développement durable et des relations internationales [Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations]
IDS Institute of Development Studies
IEA Institute of Economic Affairs
IFs International Futures
IFPRI International Food Policy Research Institute
IFTF Institute for the Future
IHEST Institut des hautes études pour la science et la technologie [Institute for Advanced Studies in Science and Technology]
ILAC Institutional Learning and Change
ILO International Labour Organization
ILRI International Livestock Research Institute
INGO international non-governmental organisation
INR Indian rupee
INRA Institut national de la recherche agronomique [National Institute for Agricultural Research]
IPEA Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada [Institute for Applied Economic Research]
IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
ISNAR International Service for National Agricultural Research
ISS Institute for Security Studies
JNNURM Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission
KI key informant(s)
LAC Latin America and the Caribbean
LCS Low Carbon Society
MA Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
MDG Millennium Development Goal
MICROCON Micro Level Analysis of Violent Conflict
MoD Ministry of Defence
MoUD Ministry of Urban Development
MSW municipal solid waste
MSWM municipal solid waste management
NGO non-governmental organisation
NPM New Public Management
NSPP National Social Protection Policy
NSPS National Social Protection Strategy
ODI Overseas Development Institute
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
PARME Partnership and Research in the Caribbean
PBL Planbureau voor de Leefomgeving [Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency]
PEACH Political Economy Analysis of Climate Change Policies
SAMAQQ Sécurité alimentaire en Méditerranée à l'horizon 2030: aspects qualitatifs et quantitatifs [Food Security in the Mediterranean: Qualitative and Quantitative Aspects]
SASP South Africa Scenario Planning
SCAF Simulação de Cenários Agrícolas Futuros [Future Agriculture Scenario Simulation Project]
SCAR Standing Committee on Agricultural Research
SDG Sustainable Development Goal
SID Society for International Development
SOFI State of the Future Index
STEEP(LE) social, technological, economic, environmental, political (legal, ethical)
STEPS Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability
SUAS Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences [Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet (SLU)]
SWAC Sahel and West Africa Club
TEAGASC Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority
TFLAC Technology Foresight Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean
UCLA University of California, Los Angeles
UKCDS UK Collaborative on Development Sciences
ULB urban local body
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNEP United Nations Environment Programme
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNFPA United Nations Population Fund
UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization
USAID United States Agency for International Development
V & O violence and order
WARDA West Africa Rice Development Association