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Abbreviations

ADB Asian Development Bank AFOLU Agriculture, Forestry, and Other Land Use
APN Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research AusAID Australian Agency for International Development
BAU Business-as-usual BRs Biennial Reports
BURs Biennial Update Reports cCR Carbonn Climate Registry
CDM Clean Development Mechanism CGE Consultative Group of Experts on National Communications from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention
CDP Carbon Disclosure Project CER Certified Emission Reduction
COP Conference of the Parties (to the UNFCCC) CMP Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol
CRF Common Reporting Format C40 C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
DOE Designated Operational Entity DNA Designated National Authority
EB CDM Executive Board ERT Expert Review Team
GEF Global Environment Facility GHGMI Greenhouse Gas Management Institute
GHGs Greenhouse Gases GIO Greenhouse Gas Inventory Office of Japan
GIZ Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
(German Society for International Cooperation)
GPC Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Emissions
GPG Good Practice Guidance and Uncertainty Management in National Greenhouse Gas Inventories GPG-LULUCF Good Practice Guidance for Land Use, Land-Use Change and Forestry
HFCs Hydrofluorocarbons HCFC Hydrochlorofluorocarbon
IAF International Accreditation Forum IAR International Assessment and Review
ICA International Consultations and Analysis ICLEI International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives
IGES Institute for Global Environmental Strategies INDC Intended Nationally Determined Contribution
IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPPU Industrial Processes and Product Use
ISO International Organisation for Standardization JC Joint Committee
JCM Joint Crediting Mechanism JICA Japan International Cooperation Agency
LDCs Least developed countries LULUCF Land use, land-use changes, and forestry
MRV Measurement, Reporting and Verification NAMAs Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions
NCs National Communications NCSP National Communication Support Program
NIES National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan NIR National Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report
OECD Organisation of Economic Development Cooperation PDD Project Design Document
PFCs Perfluorocarbons PP Project Participant
QA Quality Assurance QC Quality Control
SBI Subsidiary Body for Implementation SBSTA Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice
SIDS Small Island Developing States TCCCA Transparency, Consistency, Comparability, Completeness and Accuracy
TTE Team of Technical Experts TPE Third Party Entity
UNDP United Nations Development Programme UNEP United Nations Environment Programme
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change UNOPS United Nations Office for Project Services
USAID U.S. Agency for International Development U.S.EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
WRI World Resources Institute

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