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  Dictionary of Terms and Acronyms
AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
APC Association for Progressive Communication
AT&T American Telephone & Telegraph
CEO Central Executive Officer
CI Citizen's Income
CRPF Commercial Restoration Plantation Forest
DMS Dimethyl Sulphide, (CH3)2S
ECOSOC UN Economic & Social Council
EDI Electronic Data Interchange
EEC European Economic Community
EU European Union
GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
GM General Motors
GNP Gross National Product
HDR Human Development Report
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
IBM International Business Machines
IGBP International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme
ILO International Labour Organisation
IMF International Monetary Fund
IPC Intellectual Property Committee
LDC Least (or Lesser) Developed Country
MAI Mutual Agreement on Investment
MBL Mutual Benefit & Life (an US insurance company)
MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MTV Music Television
NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement
NASA National Aeronautics & Space Administration (US space agency)
ODA Official Development Assistance
OECD Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OMB Office of Management and Budget
PCDF People-Centred Development Forum
PSR Physicians for Social Responsibility
SAP Structural Adjustment Programme
SILIC Severely Indebted Low-Income Country
TB Tuberculosis
TNC Transnational Corporation
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade And Development
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
USTR United States Trade Representative
WHO World Health Organisation
WTO World Trade Organisation
WWF World Wide Fund for Nature (aka World Wildlife Fund)
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