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1 For some acronyms and abbreviations, we offer an English version. A2N ACCI ACIAR ACICAFOC ADA AfNet AfSIS AGCommons AGRA AI AI-ERP Al APHIS AREX ARI ARI ARS ASARECA ASLUBEL ASOHOFRUCOL AVEBE BAC BBA BDD BMZ BOKU CARDI CARE CARSUCRE CATAS CATIE CCAFS CCT/BNETD Africa 2000 Network African Centre for Crop Improvement, Republic of South Africa Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research Asociación Coordinadora Indígena y Campesina de Agroforestería Comunitaria Centroamericana Agro-forestry Coordinating Association of Indigenous Peoples and Farmers Austrian Development Agency African Network for Soil Biology and Fertility African Soil Information Service Agricultural Geospatial Commons Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa Amazon Initiative, the International Consortium for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Natural Resources in the Amazon Amazon Ecoregional Research Program (of AI) aluminum Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (of USDA) Department of Agricultural Research and Extension Services, Zimbabwe Agricultural Research Institute, Tanzania advanced research institute Agricultural Research Service (of USDA) Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa Asociación de Productores de Lulo del Municipio de Belén de Umbría, Colombia Association of Naranjilla Growers of the Municipality of Belén de Umbría Asociación Hortifrutícola de Colombia Vegetable and Fruit Growers Association of Colombia Aardappelmeel Verkoop Bureau, Netherlands Potato Starch Sales Agency Bacterial Artificial Chromosome Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Germany Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry Bureaux Diocésains de Développement (of CRS) Diocesan Offices for Development Bundesministerium für Wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung, Germany Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, Austria University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna Cambodian Agricultural Research and Development Institute, Cambodia Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, Inc., USA Corporación Autónoma Regional de Sucre, Colombia Autonomous Regional Corporation of Sucre Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza, Costa Rica Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center CGIAR Challenge Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security, Denmark Centre de cartographie et de télédétection (of the Bureau National d Etudes Techniques et de Développement), Côte d Ivoire International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) Eco-Efficient Agriculture for the Poor

2 CENARGEN CEULM/ULBRA CICY CIDA CIFOR CIM CIMMYT CIP CIRAD CLAYUCA CNFA CNPAF CNPMF CNRA COLANTA Colciencias CONABIO CONALGODÓN CONDESAN CONGELAGRO CONPES CORPOICA CPWF CRI CRS CRSN CSAR CSM CSM-BGBD CTA Centro Nacional de Pesquisa de Recursos Genéticos e Biotecnologia (of Embrapa) National Research Center for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology Centro Universitário Luterano de Manaus (of the Universidade Luterana do Brasil) Lutheran University Center of Manaus (of the Lutheran University of Brazil) Centro de Investigación Científica de Yucatán, Mexico Scientific Research Center of Yucatan Canadian International Development Agency Center for International Forestry Research, Indonesia Centrum für Internationale Migration und Entwicklung, Germany Centre for International Migration and Development Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Centro Internacional de la Papa International Potato Center Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement, France French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development Consorcio Latinoamericano y del Caribe de Apoyo a la Investigación y al Desarrollo de la Yuca Latin American and Caribbean Consortium to Support Cassava Research and Development Citizens Network for Foreign Affairs, USA Centro Nacional de Pesquisa de Arroz e Feijão (of Embrapa) National Rice and Beans Research Center Centro Nacional de Pesquisa de Mandioca e Fruticultura Tropical (of Embrapa) National Cassava and Tropical Fruits Research Center Centre national de recherche agricole, Côte d Ivoire National Agricultural Research Center Cooperativa Lechera de Antioquia, Colombia Dairy Cooperative of Antioquia Departamento Administrativo de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación, Colombia Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, Mexico National Commission for the Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity Confederación Colombiana del Algodón Colombian Federation of Cotton Growers Consorcio para el Desarrollo Sostenible de la Ecorregión Andina Consortium for the Sustainable Development of the Andean Ecoregion Congelados Agrícolas, S.A., Colombia Frozen Agricultural Products, p/c Consejo Nacional de Política Económica y Social, Colombia National Council on Economic and Social Policy, now National Planning Department CONPES 3514 refers to a national policy on plant health and innocuity for the chains of fruits and other plant products Corporación Colombiana de Investigación Agropecuaria Colombian Corporation of Agricultural Research CGIAR Challenge Program on Water & Food, Sri Lanka Crops Research Institute, Ghana Catholic Relief Services, USA Centre de recherche en sciences naturelles, DR Congo Centre for Soil and Agroclimate Research, Indonesia Cassava Starch Manufacturing Company (Pty) Ltd, Republic of South Africa Conservation and Sustainable Management of Below Ground Biodiversity (project of the Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Institute of CIAT) Centre technique de cooperation agricole et rurale Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation 2

3 CTCRI CUP cv. DAPA DARS DARTS DFID DGDC DGIS DICTA Diobass DNA DNP DR Congo DRSRS DU EAP Zamorano EARO EIAR Embrapa ESA/INP-HB ESPA ESPOL ESRC ETH Zürich EU FAO FARA FEDEARROZ FEDEPLATANO FEGASUCRE FENALCE FHI FIDAR FIPS Africa FLAR FLIPA FOFIFA Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, India Coffee Under Pressure (project of CRS and CIAT) cultivar Decision and Policy Analysis (program of CIAT) Department of Agricultural Research Services, Malawi Department of Agricultural Research & Technical Services, Malawi Department for International Development, UK Belgian Development Cooperation Directoraat-Generaal Internationale Samenwerking, Netherlands Directorate-General for International Cooperation Dirección de Ciencia y Tecnología Agropecuaria, Honduras Directorate of Agricultural and Livestock Science and Technology Diobass Ecologie et Société, Belgium deoxyribonucleic acid Departamento Nacional de Planeación, Colombia National Planning Department Democratic Republic of the Congo Department of Resource Surveys and Remote Sensing, Kenya University of Delhi, India Escuela Agrícola Panamericana Zamorano, Honduras Pan-American Agricultural School of Zamorano Ethiopian Agricultural Research Organization Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária, Brazil Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation Ecole supérieure d agronomie (of the Institut National Polytechnique Félix Houphouët- Boigny), Côte d Ivoire Ecosystems Services for Poverty Alleviation (of NERC), UK Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral, Ecuador Higher Polytechnic School for Coastal Studies Economic and Social Research Council, UK Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Switzerland Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich European Union Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa Federación Nacional de Arroceros, Colombia National Federation of Rice Growers Federación de Productores de Plátano, Colombia Federation of Plantain Producers Federación de Ganaderos de Sucre, Colombia Federation of Cattle Raisers of Sucre Federación Nacional de Cultivadores de Cereales y Leguminosas, Colombia National Federation of Cereal and Legume Producers Food for the Hungry International Fundación para la Investigación y Desarrollo Agrícola, Colombia Foundation for Agricultural Research and Development Farm Input Promotions Africa Ltd. Fondo Latinoamericano para Arroz de Riego Latin American Fund for Irrigated Rice Fondo Latinoamericano de Innovación en Palma de Aceite Latin American Fund for Oil Palm Innovation Centre national de la recherche appliquée au développement rural, Madagascar 3

4 FONTAGRO FORDA FRUTAM FU Berlin FURB GAP G&D GBPIHED GCP GEF GESTABACIAS GIAR GIZ GRUMEGA GTZ HIV/AIDS IAAT IAC IAEA IAS IBRIEC ICA ICARDA ICETEX ICIPE ICRAF ICRISAT ICT-KM ICTA IDB IDEA IDRC IER IFAD IFDC IFIT/CP IFPRI Fondo Regional de Tecnología Agropecuaria Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology Forestry Research and Development Agency, Indonesia Frutas Amazónicas (a CIAT AI project) Freie Universität Berlin, Germany Fundação Universidade Regional de Blumenau, Brazil Good Agricultural Practices Gender and Diversity Program (of the CGIAR) G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment & Development, India Generation Challenge Programme (of the CGIAR) Global Environment Facility Conservação de recursos naturais em mesobacias hidrográficas na Amazônia Oriental: iniciativas integradas para promover o planejamento participativo da gestão ambiental no meio rural (of Embrapa) Conservation of natural resources in the middle watersheds of the Eastern Amazon: integrated initiatives to promote the participatory planning of environmental management in the rural sphere Gestores de Innovación en Agroindustria Rural, Colombia Innovation Agents in Rural Agroindustry Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Germany German Corporation for International Cooperation Grupo de Mejoramiento Genético Avanzado en Arroz Group for the Advanced Genetic Improvement of Rice Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit German Agency for Technical Cooperation human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome Institute of Applied & Appropriate Technology, Uganda Instituto Agrônomico de Campinas, Brazil Agronomic Institute of Campinas International Atomic Energy Agency Institute of Agricultural Science of South Vietnam Indonesian Biotechnology Research Institute for Estate Crops Instituto Colombiano Agropecuario Colombian Agriculture and Livestock Institute International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas Instituto Colombiano de Crédito Educativo y Estudios Técnicos en el Exterior Colombian Institute of Educational Credit and Technical Studies Abroad African Insect Science for Food and Health World Agroforestry Centre International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, India Information and Communications Technology and Knowledge Management (program of the CGIAR) Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología Agrícolas, Guatemala Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology Inter-American Development Bank Fundación Instituto de Estudios Avanzados, Venezuela Foundation Institute of Advanced Studies International Development Research Centre L institut d economie rurale, Mali International Fund for Agricultural Development (of the International Monetary Fund), USA International Fertilizer Development Center Instituto de Fitosanidad (of the Colegio de Postgraduados), Mexico Plant Health Institute International Food Policy Research Institute 4

5 IIA IIAM IIAP IIED IITA ILAC Initiative ILRI IMI INBio INECOL INERA INERA INGER INIA Peru INIA Spain INIA Venezuela INIAF INIAP Ecuador INIFAP INIVIT INPA INRA INRAB INRAN Instituto Humboldt INTA INVEMAR IPB IPN IPU IRD IRGA IRRI ISABU Instituto de Investigação Agronómica, Angola Agricultural Research Institute Instituto de Investigação Agrária de Moçambique Institute of Agricultural Research of Mozambique Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonía Peruana Peruvian Amazon Research Institute International Institute for Environment and Development International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Institutional Learning and Change Initiative, Italy International Livestock Research Institute imidazolinone (herbicide) Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad, Costa Rica National Biodiversity Institute Instituto de Ecología, A.C., Mexico Institute of Ecology L institut de l environnement et de recherches agricoles, Burkina Faso L institut national pour l étude et la recherche agronomiques, DR Congo International Network for Genetic Evaluation of Rice Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agraria, Peru National Institute for Agrarian Innovation Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria, Spain National Institute of Agriculture and Food Research and Technology Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agrícolas, Venezuela National Agricultural Research Institute Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agropecuaria y Forestal, Bolivia National Institute for Innovation in Agriculture and Forestry Instituto Nacional Autónomo de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, Ecuador National Autonomous Institute for Agricultural Research Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias, Mexico National Institute of Forestry, Agricultural, and Animal Research Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones en Viandas Tropicales, Cuba National Institute for Research on Tropical Roots and Tubers Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Brazil National Institute of Amazonian Research L institut national de la recherche agronomique, France French National Institute for Agricultural Research L institut national des recherches agricoles du Bénin L institut national des recherches agronomiques du Niger Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt, Colombia Alexander von Humboldt Biological Resources Research Institute Instituto Nicaragüense de Tecnología Agropecuaria Nicaraguan Institute for Agricultural Technology Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras José Benito Vives de Andréis, Colombia Institute of Marine and Coastal Research José Benito Vives de Andréis Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico National Polytechnic Institute Institute of Public Utilities (of MSU), USA L institut de recherche pour le développement, France Institute of Research for Development Instituto Rio Grandense do Arroz, Brazil International Rice Research Institute L institut des sciences agronomiques du Burundi 5

6 ISAR ISFM ITC ITRA IVIC IWMI JIRCAS JKI JKUAT JNU KARI KEFRI KFRI KU Kenya KU Leuven LAC Lao PDR LI-BIRD MAAIF MAFF MAFF MADR MAS MIDAS MIS MSU MUFM MUK NAFRI NARES NARIs NARO NARS NEMA NEN NERC NFA NGOs NMK NRI NRM NSF Gates OPEC OSU OTCA PAAP PABRA L institut des sciences agronomiques du Rwanda Rwanda Agricultural Research Institute integrated soil fertility management International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, Netherlands L institut togolais de recherche agronomiques Agronomic Research Institute of Togo Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research International Water Management Institute, Sri Lanka Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences Julius Kühn-Institut, Germany Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya Jawaharlal Nehru University, India Kenya Agricultural Research Institute Kenya Forestry Research Institute Kerala Forest Research Institute, India Kenyatta University, Kenya Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Netherlands Latin America and the Caribbean Lao People s Democratic Republic Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development, Nepal Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry & Fisheries, Uganda Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries, Timor Leste Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries, Japan Ministerio de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural, Colombia Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development marker-assisted selection Más Inversión para el Desarrollo Alternativo Sostenible (of USAID) Additional Investment for Sustainable Alternative Development Consorcio para el Manejo Integrado de Suelos en Centro América Consortium for Integrated Soil Management in Central America Michigan State University, USA multiple-use forest management Makerere University Kampala, Uganda National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute, Lao PDR national agricultural research and extension systems national agricultural research institutes National Agricultural Research Organisation, Uganda national agricultural research system National Environment Management Authority, Uganda North East Network (northeast India) Natural Environment Research Council, UK National Forestry Authority, Uganda nongovernmental organizations National Museums of Kenya Natural Resources Institute, UK natural resources management National Science Foundation Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Austria Ohio State University, USA Organização do Tratado de Cooperação Amazónica Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO, its English acronym) Policy Analysis and Advocacy Programme (formerly ECAPAPA), Uganda Pan-Africa Bean Research Alliance 6

7 PARASID PCR PPB PPD PRGA Program PROINPA QTLs R&D RAVA Red-MeGA RFPP RIABGR RIKEN RILET ROP RWARRI SAG SARI SCRI SDC SEAMEO BIOTROP SGRP SIBS SINCHI SLP SLU SODEFOR SOFECSA SoFT SPIA SRI SRO SSA SSA CP SSRs SUA T-DNA TNC UA UAA UAS UB UCA UCB UCM parallel analysis of satellite data for human impact detection (a tool for monitoring natural habitats across South America) polymerase chain reaction participatory plant breeding postharvest physiological deterioration (attacks cassava roots) CGIAR Systemwide Program on Participatory Research and Gender Analysis Fundación para la Promoción e Investigación de Productos Andinos, Bolivia Foundation for the Promotion and Study of Andean Products quantitative trait loci research and development Red de Estudios de las Condiciones Amazónicas de Vida y Ambiente Amazon Livelihood and Environment Network Red de Mejoramiento Genético del Arroz Rice Genetic Improvement Network Research Fellow Partnership Programme for Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resources (of ETH Zürich), Switzerland Research Institute for Agricultural Biotechnology and Genetic Resources, Indonesia Genome Science Laboratory (of the Genome Exploration Research Group), Japan Research Institute for Legumes and Tuber Crops, Indonesia Rural Outreach Programme, Kenya Rwanda Rural Rehabilitation Initiative Sociedad de Agricultores y Ganaderos del Valle, Colombia Society of Farmers and Livestock Producers of Valle del Cauca Selian Agricultural Research Institute, Tanzania Scottish Crop Research Institute, UK Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Tropical Biology (of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization) The CGIAR System-wide Genetic Resources Programme Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, China Instituto Amazónico de Investigaciones Científicas, Colombia Amazon Institute of Scientific Research CGIAR Systemwide Livestock Programme Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Société de Développement des Forêts, Côte d Ivoire Soil Fertility Consortium for Southern Africa Selection of Forages for the Tropics (software) Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (of the CGIAR) Soil Research Institute, Ghana specialized research organization sub-saharan Africa Sub-Saharan Africa Challenge Program (of the CGIAR) simple sequence repeats (also called microsatellites) Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania transfer DNA (also tdna) The Nature Conservancy, USA Université d Antananarivo, Madagascar Université d Adobo-Adjamé, Côte d Ivoire University of Agricultural Sciences, India Universitas Brawijaya, Indonesia Université de Cocody-Abidjan, Côte d Ivoire Université Catholique de Bukavu, DR Congo Universidade Católica de Moçambique 7

8 UCO UCR UEEF UEM UEx UF UFAM UFLA UG UGent UGM UNAL UNAM UNAMAZ UAS7 UnB UNICAUCA UNIKIN UNILA UNISARC UNR UNZA UoN UPWARD USAID USDA USIU UV UZ VACID Africa VASI WACCI WARDA WASWC WOCAN WOTRO WUE WUR WWF ZARI ZIL ZMM Universidad Católica de Oriente, Colombia Catholic University of the East Universidad de Costa Rica University of Costa Rica Uganda Environmental Education Foundation Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique University of Exeter, UK University of Florida, USA Universidade Federal do Amazonas, Brazil Federal University of Amazonas Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil Federal University of Lavras University of Ghana Universiteit Gent, Belgium University of Ghent Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia Universidad Nacional de Colombia National University of Colombia Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México National Autonomous University of Mexico Asociação de Universidades Amazônicas Asociación de Universidades Amazonicas Association of Amazonian Universities German Universities of Applied Sciences Universidade de Brasília, Brazil Universidad del Cauca, Colombia University of Cauca Université de Kinshasa, DR Congo Universitas Lampung, Indonesia Corporación Universitaria Santa Rosa de Cabal, Colombia Santa Rosa de Cabal Corporation for Higher Education Université Nationale du Rwanda National University of Rwanda University of Zambia University of Nairobi, Kenya Users Perspectives With Agricultural Research and Development United States Agency for International Development United States Department of Agriculture United States International University, Kenya Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico University of Zimbabwe Value Addition and Cottage Industry Development Africa Vietnam Agricultural Sciences Institute West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement, Ghana Africa Rice Center World Association of Soil and Water Conservation Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture & NRM, USA Netherlands Foundation for the Advancement of Tropical Research water-use efficiency Wageningen University and Research Centre, Netherlands World Wide Fund for Nature Zambia Agricultural Research Institute Swiss Centre for International Agriculture (of ETH Zürich) Zimbabwe Mozambique Malawi pilot learning site (of the SSA CP) 8

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