List of Acronyms

CBD Convention on Biological Diversity
CDM Clean Development Mechanism
CER certified emissions reduction
CIFOR Center for International Forestry Research
DOE Designated Operational Entity
EB Executive Board (of CDM)
EIA environmental impact assessment
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization
FSC Forestry Stewardship Council
IGO intergovernmental organization
IIED International Institute for Environment and Development
ITTO International Tropical Timber Organization
IUCN International Union for Conservation of Nature
JFM joint forest management
MA Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
MDG Millennium Development Goal
NGO nongovernmental organization
PDD Project Design Document
PIC prior informed consent
RBA rights-based approach
REDD reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation
SATIIM Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
UNFF United Nations Forum on Forests
WHO World Health Organization

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