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Appendix A. Acronyms

Appendix A. Acronyms

AIT Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
ALCOM Aquaculture for Local Community Development

BOD biological ogygen demand
BOD (for a CRSP) Board of Directors
BW body weight

°C degrees centigrade
CEC cation exchange capacities
CIFAD Consortium for International Fisheries and
Aquaculture Development
CLAR Central Laboratory for Aquaculture Research, Abbassa, Egypt
CRSP Collaborative Research Support Program

d day
DAST Data Analysis and Synthesis Team
DO dissolved oxygen
DOF Royal Thai Department of Fisheries

EEP External Evaluation Panel

GA genetic algorithm
GMIT Genetic Manipulation for Improving Tilapia

h hour
ha hectare
HC Host Country
HC Co-PI Host Country Co-Principal Investigator
HCPI Host Country Principal Investigator

IC isolation column

JCARD Joint Committee on Agricultural Research and Development, BIFAD

kg kilogram

LR lime requirements

µg microgram
mg milligram
mm, m, m2, m3 millimeter, meter, square meter, cubic meter
ME Management Entity
MOA Memorandum of Agreement
MOU Memorandum of Understanding

OIRD Office of International Research and Development
OSU Oregon State University

PAC phosphorus adsorption capacity
PD/A CRSP Pond Dynamics/Aquaculture Collaborative Research Support Program
PI Principal Investigator
POND(c) Pond aquaculture computer modeling software
PMO Program Management Office
PPC Program and Policy Coordination
ppm parts per million

RFP request for proposal

TC Technical Committee
TSP triple super phosphate

UCD University of California at Davis
UNR Universite Nationale du Rwanda
USAID United States Agency for International Development
US Co-PI United States Co-Principal Investigator
USPI United States Principal Investigator

WID Women In Development

yr year