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  • ACP - African Caribbean Pacific Group of States
  • AGRRA - Atlantic and Gulf Rapid Reef Assessment
  • AMCO - Ashton Multipurpose Cooperative Society Ltd
  • APAMO - Association of Protected Areas Management Organisations
  • BMZ - German Ministry of Economic Development and Cooperation
  • BWS - Belize Water Services Limited
  • CAFAN - Caribbean Farmers Network
  • CAMMA - Canaries and Anse La Raye Marine Managed Area (St. Lucia)
  • CaMPAM - Caribbean Marine Protected Areas Managers Network and Forum
  • CANARI - Caribbean Natural Resources Institute
  • CARDI - Caribbean Agricultural Research & Development Institute
  • CARIBSAVE - Caribbean Sectoral Approach to Vulnerability and Resilience Partnership
  • CARICOM - Caribbean Community and Common Market
  • CARPHA - Caribbean Public Health Agency
  • CATS - Caribbean Aqua-Terrestrial Solutions
  • CBD - United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity
  • CBF - Caribbean Biodiversity Fund
  • CBO - Community-Based Organization
  • CBT - Community-Based Tourism
  • CCA - Caribbean Conservation Association
  • CCCCC - Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre
  • CCI - Caribbean Challenge Initiative
  • CCRIF - Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility
  • CDB - Caribbean Development Bank
  • CDEMA - Caribbean Disaster Emergency Agency
  • CEHI - Caribbean Environmental Health Institute
  • CEP - Caribbean Environment Programme
  • CEPF - Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
  • CERMES - Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies of the University of the West Indies
  • CFNO - Caribbean Network of Fisherfolk Organisations
  • CIMH - Caribbean Institute for Meteorology & Hydrology
  • CLME - Caribbean Large Marine Ecosystem
  • CNIRD - Caribbean Network for Integrated Rural Development (CNIRD)
  • COMPACT - Community Management of Protected Areas Conservation Programme
  • COTED - CARICOM Council for Trade and Economic Development
  • CReW - Caribbean Regional Fund for Wastewater Management Project
  • CRFM - Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism
  • DEM - Digital Elevation Model
  • DMR - Department of Marine Resources (St. Kitts and Nevis)
  • DOE - Department of Environment
  • DOM - Dominica
  • DVRP - Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project
  • ECD - Eastern Caribbean Dollar
  • ECMMAN - Eastern Caribbean Marine Management Areas Network
  • EIA - Environmental Impact Assessment
  • EPA - Environmental Protection Authority
  • EU - European Union
  • FADS - Fish Aggregating Devices
  • FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization
  • GAP - Good Agricultural Practices
  • GDA - Grenada
  • GEF - Global Environment Facility
  • GEF-IWECO - Global Environment Facility-Integrating Land, Water and Ecosystems Project
  • GIS - Geographic Information Systems
  • GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
  • GOPA - GOPA Gesellschaft für Organisation
  • GPS - Global Positioning System
  • GRENCODA - Grenada Community Development Authority
  • GUYWA - Guyana Water Authority
  • GWP-C - Global Water Partnership Caribbean
  • ICRAN - International Coral Reef Action Network
  • ICZM - Integrated Coastal Zone Management
  • IICA - Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
  • IOC - Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
  • IWCAM - Integrating Watershed and Coastal Areas Management
  • IWRN - Inter American Water Resources Network
  • JCDT - www.jcdt.org.jm
  • JICA - Japanese International Cooperation Association
  • KfW - Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau / Germany
  • LAMA - Local Area Management Authority (SSMR, Dominica)
  • LAMP - Local Area Management Project
  • LBS - Land-Based Sources
  • LID - Low Impact Development
  • LTE - Long-Term Expert
  • MBMP - Montego Bay Marine Park
  • MBMPA - Moliniere Beausejour Marine Protected Area (Grenada)
  • MEA - Multilateral Environmental Agreement
  • MMA - Marine Managed Area\r\nNot to be confused with MPA (Marine Protected Area). An MPA may be one of several management zone types within an MMA.
  • MMAs - Marine Managed Area\r\nNot to be confused with MPA (Marine Protected Area). An MPA may be one of several management zone types within an MMA.
  • MOA - Ministry of Agriculture
  • MOE - Ministry of Environment
  • MOH - Ministry of Health
  • MPA - Marine Protected Area
  • NAWASA - National Water and Sewage Authority of Grenada
  • NGO - Non-governmental Organisation
  • NMMA - The Narrows Marine Managed Area
  • NMP - Negril Marine Park
  • NMR - The Narrows Marine Reserve (Saint Kitts and Nevis)
  • NOAA - United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • NPO - National Project Officer (of the CATS program)
  • NPRBA - National Parks, Rivers and Beaches Authority (St. Vincent and the Grenadines)
  • NSPA - National System of Protected Areas
  • OAS - Organisation of American States
  • OBFS - Oracabessa Bay Fish Sanctuary
  • OECS - Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
  • OPAAL - OECS Protected Areas and Associated Livelihoods
  • PBPA - Portland Bight Protected Area
  • PES - Payment for Ecosystem Services
  • PIT - (National) Project Implementation Team
  • PMA - Pitons Management Area
  • PPCR - Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience
  • PPP - Public-Private Partnership
  • PRA - Participatory Rapid Appraisal
  • RADA - Rural Agricultural Research Agency
  • SCMCA - South Coast Marine Conservation Area (St. Vincent and the Grenadines)
  • SCMMA - South Coast Marine Managed Area
  • SDED - Sustainable Development and Environment Division
  • SEA - Southern Environmental Association, Belize
  • SEPMMA - South-East Peninsula Marine Management Area
  • SEQUA - German Foundation for Economic Development and Vocational Training
  • SFM - Sustainable Financing for Management
  • SIDS - Small Island Developing States
  • SKN - St Kitts & Nevis
  • SLR - Sea Level Rise
  • SLU - St. Lucia
  • SMMA - Soufrière Marine Managed Area
  • SOP - Standard Operating Procedure
  • SPAW - Protocol concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife in the Caribbean
  • SPAW-RAC - Regional Activity Centre for the SPAW Protocol
  • SRDF - Soufriere Regional Development Foundation
  • SRO - Statutory Rules and Orders
  • SSMR - Soufriere - Scotts Head Marine Reserve (Dominica)
  • STE - Short-Term Expert
  • SUSGREN - Sustainable Grenadines Inc.
  • SVG - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • SWCMR - South Water Caye Marine Reserve
  • SWOT - Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (Analysis of)
  • TIDE - Toledo Institute for Development and Environment, Belize
  • TNC - The Nature Conservancy
  • TOR - Terms of Reference
  • UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
  • UNEP - United Nations Environment Programme
  • UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
  • UNFCC - United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • UNU - United Nations University
  • UNU-INWEH - Institute for Water, Environment & Health
  • USAID - United States Agency for International Development
  • USWS - United States Fish and Wildlife Service
  • UTM - Universal Transvers Mercator
  • UWI - University of the West Indies
  • WCS - Wildlife Conservation Society
  • WIDECAST - Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Conservation Network
  • WINFA - Windward Islands Farmers Association
  • WRI - World Resources Institute
  • WRMA - Water Resource Management Authority
  • WWF - World Wildlife Fund
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