Abbreviations and acronyms

Previous Acknowledgements

ABC Australian Broadcasting Corporation

ACIAR Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research

ADAA Australian Development Assistance Agency

ADAB Australian Development Assistance Bureau

AIDAB Australian International Development Assistance Bureau

APAARI Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions

APSIM Agricultural Production Systems sIMulator

ARA Adaptation Research Alliance

ASLP Australia-Pakistan Agriculture Sector Linkages Program

ATSE Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering

AusAID Australian Agency for International Development

CABI Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International

CASI conservation agriculture and sustainable intensification

CCRD Consultative Committee on Research for Development

CD compact disc

CGIAR a global research partnership for a food-secure future dedicated to transforming food, land and water systems in a climate crisis; formerly the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research

CHOGM Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

CIFOR Center for International Forestry Research

CIMMYT International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center

COP United Nations Conference of the Parties on Climate Change

CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

CultiAF Cultivate Africa’s Future

DCCEEW Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

DAFF Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

DFAT Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

DOST-PCAARRD Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology

DOST-PCASTRD Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Advanced Science and Technology Research and Development

FACASI ‘Farm mechanization and conservation agriculture for sustainable intensification’ project

FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

GFAR Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation

GIS geographic information system

GRA Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases

IBSRAM International Board for Soil Research and Management

ICCON In-Country Communication Officer Network

ICIMOD International Center for Integrated Mountain Development

ICRISAT International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics

ICT information communications technology

IDRC International Development Research Centre

IFPRI International Food Policy Research Institute

IRRI International Rice Research Institute

IT information technology

IUCN International Union for Conservation of Nature

JDE Jacobs Douwe Egberts

KGF Krishi Gobeshona Foundation

LIFE Livelihood Improvement through Facilitated Extension

NSW DPI New South Wales Department of Primary Industries

ODA Official Development Assistance

OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

PASS-CR Pacific Agricultural Scholarship Support and Climate Resilience program

PNG Papua New Guinea

PSO Program Support Officer

QAAFI Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation

R&D research and development

RAID Researchers in Agriculture for International Development

SDIP Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio

SIMLESA ‘Sustainable intensification of maize-legume cropping systems for food security in eastern and southern Africa’ project

SPC The Pacific Community

SRFSI ‘Sustainable and resilient farming systems intensification in the Eastern Gangetic Plains’ project

TADEP Transformative Agriculture and Enterprise Development Program

UPLB-BIOTECH National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of the University of the Philippines Los Baños

USAID US Agency for International Development

WCAG Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

WorldVeg World Vegetable Center

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