Etosha-Kunene Histories ‘Full list of abbreviations’,
Building on list compiled by Sian Sullivan for
Future Pasts
Last edited 12/04/20

Full list of abbreviations

APO
ANVO
BAD
BCP

BNP

BP

BSAC

BSB

CGGs

CSN

DAS

DEC

Dept. of BAD

DMC

DNC

DRC

DRFN

DST

ECLIN

ELU

ENP

ESA

EWT

FCU

GEF

GNMC

GRN

GSWA

HPLGA

HSI

IBPC

ICEMA

ICU

IFTT

INPs

IPTT

IRDNC

IREMA

KAZA

KfW

KPP

KRCA

KREA

LIFE

LMS

LPLGA

LSA

MAWF

MAWRD

MCA

MET

MoE

MLRR

MRLGH

MSA

MTA

MWCT

NACOMA

NACSO

NBRI

NC

NGO

NHCN

NPC

NWBMC

NWT

PLAN

PoW

PVA

RGS

RMS

RRCS

RSA

RSF

SADF

SANF

SAP

SAP

SASI

SAVR

SCRE

SDP

SNCO

SPAN

SRT

SSN

SSU

SWA

SWAA

SWANC

SWANLA

SWAPO

TC

TCF

TEK

TLRU

UCT

UDF

UNDP

UNDRIP

UEM

UNIA

UP

USAID

VFU

VOC

WBMC

WWF SA

WMMS

African People’s Organisation
ANke and VOlker Grellman Hunting Safaris
Bantu Administration and Development (Ministry and Dept. of Pretoria)
Biocultural Community Protocol

Bwabwata National Park

Before Present

British South Africa Company

Boere-Samwerk Beperk

Community Game Guards

Conservancy Safaris Namibia

Desert Adventure Safari Tours (Grutemeyer, Palmwag)

Damara Executive Committee

Department of Bantu Administration and Development

Division of Marginalized Communities (formerly SDP)

Directorate of Nature Conservation (Windhoek)

Dutch Reformed Church

Desert Research Foundation of Namibia

Decision Supporting Tool

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia

Ecological Land Unit

Etosha National Park

Early Stone Age

Endangered Wildlife Trust

Farmers Co-operative Union

Global Environment Facility

Great Namaqua Mining Company

Government of the Republic of Namibia

German South West Africa

High Probability Livestock Grazing Areas

Habitat Suitability Index

Interim Bioprospecting Committee (MET)

Integrated Community-Based Ecosystem Management Project

Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union

Indigenous Fruit Task Team

Indigenous Natural Plant Products

Indigenous Plant Task Team

Integrated Rural Development and Nature Conservation

Improving Rangeland and Ecosystem Management

Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area

Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (German state-owned development bank)

Kunene People’s Park

Kunene Regional Conservancy Association

Kunene Regional Ecological Assessment

Living in a Finite Environment project

London Missionary Society

Low Probability Livestock Grazing Areas

Late Stone Age

Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (formerly MAWRD)

Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Rural Development

Millennium Challenge Account

Ministry of Environment and Tourism (post-independence, formerly MWCT)

Ministry of Education

Ministry of Lands, Resettlement and Rehabilitation

Ministry of Regional and Local Government and Housing

Middle Stone Age

Material Transfer Agreement (for export of plant genetic material for research and development)

Ministry of Wildlife, Conservation and Tourism (now MET)

Namibian Coast Conservation and Management[1]

Namibian Association of CBNRM Support Organisations

National Botanical Research Institute (under MAWF), administers
MTAs

Native Commissioner

Non-Governmental Organisation

National Heritage Council of Namibia

National Planning Commission (Namibia)

New Walwich Bay Mining Company

Namibia Wildlife Trust

People’s Liberation Army of Namibia

Prisoner of War

Population Viability Assessment

Royal Geographical Society

Rhenish Missionary Society

Round River Conservation Studies

Republic of South Africa

Resource Selection Function

South African Defence Force

Southern African Nature Foundation

South African Police

South African Party (precedes United Party)

South African San Institute

South African Veterans Regiment

San Code of Research Ethics

San Development Programme (later DMC)

Senior Nature Conservation Officer

Strengthening the Protected Areas Network

Save the Rhino Trust

Scientific Society of Namibia

Small Stock Unit

South West Africa

South West African Administration

South West African National Congress

South West Africa Native Labour Association

South West African Peoples’ Organisation

Technical Committee (Kunene People’s Park)

Topnaar Community Foundation

Traditional Ecological Knowledge

Traditional Land and Resource Use

University of Cape Town

United Democratic Front

United Nations Development Programme

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

United Evangelical Mission

Universal Negro Improvement Association

United Party (South Africa)

United States Aid for International Development

Versteendewould Farmers Union

Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie / The Dutch East India Company

Walfish Bay Mining Company

World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa

Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society


[1] http://www.iecn-namibia.com/nacoma-namibia.html