Glossary

Acronyms


CBD: United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity
CCES: Climate Change and Compensation for Environmental Services (Strategic Programme of the GM)
CDM: Clean Development Mechanism
CER: Certified Emission Reduction
CH4:
Methane
CO2:
Carbon Dioxide
COP: Conference of the Parties
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
GEF: Global Environment Facility
GHG: Greenhouse Gas
GM:
Global Mechanism (of the UNCCD)
GPS: Global Positioning Systems
JI: Joint Implementation
JLG: Joint Liaison Group
LDCF: Least Developed Countries Fund
MOP: Meeting of the Parties
NAP: National Action Programme (of the UNCCD)
NAPA:
National Adaptation Programme of Action (of the UNFCCC)
N2O: Nitrous Oxide
PRS: Poverty Reduction Strategy
SCCF: Special Climate Change Fund
SLM: Sustainable Land Management
SPA: Strategic Priority for Adaptation
UN: United Nations
UNCCD: United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
UNFCCC: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change