Abbreviations and Acronyms
There are numerous abbreviations and acronyms used in environmental conser-
vation and development. These appear in this book.
bcn Biodiversity Conservation Network
bsp Biodiversity Support Program
cbc community-based conservation
cbnrm community-based natural resource management
cmwma Crater Mountain Wildlife Management Area
dec Papua New Guinea Department of Environment and
Conservation
icad or icdp integrated conservation and development project
icco Interchurch Organization for Development
Co-operation
iucn International Union for the Conservation of Nature and
Natural Resources
maf Mission Aviation Fellowship
ngo nongovernmental organization
png Papua New Guinea
rcf The Research and Conservation Foundation of Papua
New Guinea
sda Seventh-Day Adventist
sdaa Seventh-Day Adventist Aviation
unep United Nations Environment Programme
us-aep United Sates–Asia Environmental Partnership
usaid United States Agency for International Development
uspc United States Peace Corps
uspcv United States Peace Corps Volunteers
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