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Abbreviations and acronyms

Modified on 2015/06/01 10:59 by Sean Zheng Categorized as Uncategorized

    BMI                                Body mass index

    CFSVA                          Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Analysis

    CWIQ                            Core Welfare Indicators Questionnaire

    DHS                              Demographic and Health Survey EU-SILC European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions

    FAO                               Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

    FGM                               Female genital mutilation 

    GDP                              Gross domestic product

    ICT                                 Information and communications technology

    IFAD                               International Fund for Agricultural Development

    ILO                                 International Labour Organization

    ISCED                           International Standard Classification of Education

    ISCO                              International Standard Classification of Occupations

    ITU                                 International Telecommunication Union

    LFS                                Labour force survey

    LSMS                             Living Standards Measurement Study

    LSMS-ISA                      Living Standards Measurement Study – Integrated Survey on Agriculture

    MICS                              Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey

    NGO                               Non-governmental organization

    OECD                            Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

    SNA                                System of National Accounts

    UNAIDS                         Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

    UNDP                             United Nations Development Programme

    UNECE                          United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

    UNESCO                       United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

    UNFPA                           United Nations Population Fund

    UNHCR                         United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

    UNICEF                         United Nations Children’s Fund

    UNIFEM                         United Nations Development Fund for Women

    UNODC                         United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

    UN Women                   United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

    WFP                                World Food Programme

    WHO                               World Health Organization


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