ACCC Adaptation to Climate Change in the Caribbean
ADB Asian Development Bank
ADMARC Agricultural Development and Marketing Cooperation [Malawi]
ASAL Arid and Semi-Arid Land
BMZ German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
BRACED Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters
CAP Consolidated Appeals Process
CARICOM Caribbean Community
CASELAP Centre for Advanced Studies in Environmental Law and Policy [Kenya]
CCA climate change adaptation
CCAFS Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security
CFS Committee on World Food Security [Italy]
CICERO Center for International Climate and Environmental Research – Oslo [Norway]
CIIT COMSATS Institute of Information Technology [Pakistan]
CIRCLE Climate Impacts Research Capacity and Leadership Enhancement
CVA Capacities and Vulnerabilities Assessment
DARA Development Assistance Research Associates [Spain]
DDCO District Development Committee Office
DDMU District Disaster Management Unit
DEC Disasters Emergency Committee [UK]
DFID Department for International Development [UK]
DFSN District Food Security Network
DPR Disaster Preparedness and Relief
DRM disaster risk management
DRR disaster risk reduction
EAD Environmental Affairs Department
EC European Commission
EDE Ending Drought Emergencies
ERRA Earthquake Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Authority [Pakistan]
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations [Italy]
FATA Federally Administered Tribal Areas
FbF Forecast-based Financing
FEWER Forum on Early Warning and Early Response
FEWS Famine Early Warning System
FFA Food for Assets programme
FFW Food for Work programme
FGM female genital mutilation
FISP Farm Input Support Programme
FOCAC Forum for China–Africa Cooperation
GDP gross domestic product
GHAR Global Humanitarian Assistance Report
GHD Good Humanitarian Donorship
GHI Global Hunger Index
GIEWS Global Information and Early Warning System
GLOF glacier lake outburst flood
GRC German Red Cross
ha hectare
HERR Humanitarian Emergency Response Review [UK]
HEWS Humanitarian Early Warning Service
HLPE High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition
HPC Humanitarian Programme Cycle
HPG Humanitarian Policy Group [UK]
HUMPOL Research on Humanitarian Policy, activity under the NORGLOBAL programme of the Research Council of Norway
IASC Inter-Agency Standing Committee [Switzerland]
IDS Institute of Development Studies
IFPRI International Food Policy Research Institute
IFRC International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies [Switzerland]
IHS Integrated Household Survey
IIED International Institute for Environment and Development [UK]
INGO international non-governmental organisation
IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Switzerland]
IRI International Research Institute for Climate and Society [USA]
IVCA Integrated Vulnerability and Capability Assessment
IVM Institute for Environmental Studies [Amsterdam]
JICA Japan International Cooperation Agency
KFSSG Kenya Food Security Steering Group
KP Khyber Pakhtunkhwa [Pakistan]
LAPSSET Lamu Port Southern Sudan–Ethiopia Transport Corridor
LSE London School of Economics and Politics
masl metres above sea level
MDG Millennium Development Goal
MGDS Malawi Growth and Development Strategy
MoAFS Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security
MOAIWD Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development
MoCC Ministry of Climate Change [Pakistan]
MDG Millennium Development Goal
Mt metric tonne
NAFM Needs Assessment Framework and Matrix
NAP National Adaptation Plan
NASFAM National Smallholder Farmers' Association of Malawi
NDMA National Disaster Risk Management Authority [Pakistan]
NDRM National Disaster Risk Management
NEEDS National Economic and Environmental Development Study [Pakistan]
NFC Nepal Food Corporation
NFD Northern Frontier District [Kenya]
NIDM National Institute of Disaster Management [Pakistan]
NMBU Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Noragric Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Faculty of Landscape and Society, at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
NORGLOBAL Norway–Global Partner programme of the Research Council of Norway
NPC National Planning Commission [Nepal]
NSO National Statistical Office
NTFP non-timber forest product
ODI Overseas Development Institute [UK]
OPM Oxford Policy Management
PDMA Provincial Disaster Management Authority [Pakistan]
PHF Pakistan Humanitarian Forum
PRCS Pakistan Red Crescent Society
PRRO Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation
PSNP Productive Safety Net Programme
RCCC Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre [Netherlands]
SADC Southern African Development Community
SDG Sustainable Development Goal
SDPI Sustainable Development Policy Institute [Pakistan]
SHARE Supporting the Horn of Africa's Resilience
SIDA Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
SP social protection
SREX Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation
TA Transformative Agenda
UC user committee
UNDP United Nations Development Programme [USA]
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change [Germany]
UNFCO United Nations Field Coordination Office
UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund [USA]
UNISDR United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
UNOCHA United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs [USA]
UNRISD United Nations Research Institute for Social Development [Switzerland]
UNU-WIDER World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University [Finland]
USAID United States Agency for International Development
WB World Bank [USA]
WFP World Food Programme [Italy]
WHS World Humanitarian Summit
WMS Welfare Monitoring Survey
WRI World Resources Institute [USA]