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ACIAR Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
Alliance Alliance for Agricultural Research and Development for Food Security – a joint initiative between
ACIAR, the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture and the Crawford Fund
APAARI Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions
ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations
CAADP Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme
CABI Centre for Agricultural Biosciences International
CGIAR now identified by the initialism, but formerly the Consultative Group for International Agricultural
Research – a global organisation of funders and international agricultural research centres
CIMMYT International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center
COVID-19 a highly infectious disease, primarily affecting the lungs, caused by a new strain of coronavirus.
‘CO’ stands for corona, ‘VI’ for virus, and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as
‘2019 novel coronavirus’ or ‘2019-nCoV’.
CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
CultiAF Cultivate Africa’s Future Fund
DFAT Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
G20 an international forum for global economic cooperation, based on its membership of 19 countries
(Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic
of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States) and the
European Union
GDP gross domestic product
IDRC International Development Research Centre (Canada)
LIFE Livelihood Improvement through Facilitator Extension
MERS Middle East respiratory syndrome
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
PCAARRD Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development
PSM Public Service Medal
SARS severe acute respiratory syndrome
SDIP Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio
SFSA Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture
SPC The Pacific Community – the principal scientific and technical organisation supporting development
in the Pacific region; an international organisation established by treaty (the Canberra Agreement)
in 1947
TADEP Transformative Agriculture and Enterprise Development program
UN United Nations
WorldVeg World Vegetable Center


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