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close this bookSourcebook of Alternative Technologies for Freshwater Augmentation in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNEP-IETC - OAS, 1998, 247 p.)
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List of acronyms

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U.S. dollars

ASAE

American Society of Agricultural Engineers (U.S.)

ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers (U.S.)

AWWA

American Water Works Association (U.S.)

CATHALAC

Centro del Agua del Tro H para Amca Latina y el Caribe

CATIE

Centro Agrono Tropical de Investigaci Ensea (Costa Rica)

CEHI

Caribbean Environmental Health Institute (Saint Lucia)

CEPIA

Centro de Proyectos Integrales Andinos (Peru)

CESTA

Centro Salvadoree TecnologApropiada (El Salvador)

CIAS

Centro de Investigacigropecuaria Salcedo (Peru)

CIDIAT

Inter-American Center for Development and Environmental and Territorial Research

CIP

Centro Internacional de la Papa

CMI

Caribbean Meteorological Institute

CONAF

Corporaciacional Forestal (Chile)

CONICET

Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnolog(Argentina)

CPATSA

Centro de Pesquisa Agropecua do Tro Semi-ido (Brazil)

CREA

Centro de Reconversiel Azuay, Cay Morona Santiago (Ecuador)

CRL

Consumer Research Laboratory (U.K.)

DAEE

Departamento de Agua y Energia Elica (Brazil)

DGRH

Direccieneral de Recursos Hicos (Honduras)

EMBRAPA

Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria (Brazil)

ESCAP

Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (of the United Nations)

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations)

FUDECO

Fundaciara el Desarrollo de la Regientro Occidental (Venezuela)

GS/OAS

General Secretariat of the Organization of American States

IADIZA

Instituto Argentino de Investigacie las Zonas Aridas

IDA

International Desalination Association

IDB

Inter-American Development Bank

IDRC

International Development Research Centre (Canada)

IETC

International Environmental Technology Centre (of the United Nations Environment Programme)

IHH

Instituto de Hidrica e Hidrolog(Bolivia)

IICA

Instituto Interamericano de Cooperaciara la Agricultura

IICT

Instituto de Investigaciones de Ciencias Ticas (Argentina)

IIDSA

Instituto de Investigaciara el Desarrollo Social del Altiplano (Peru)

INADE

Instituto Nacional de Desarrollo (Peru)

INCYTH

Instituto Nacional de Ciencia y Tica Hica (Argentina)

INDRHI

Instituto Nacional de Recursos Hidricos (Dominican Republic)

INIAA

Instituto Nacional de Investigacigropecuaria y Agroindustrial (Peru)

INRENA

Instituto Nacional de Recursos Naturales (Peru)

INSIVUMEH

Instituto Nacional de Sismolog Vulcanolog Meteorologe Hidrolog(Guatemala)

ISA

Instituto Superior de Agricultura (Dominican Republic)

IWRN

Inter-American Water Resources Network

MARNR

Ministerio del Ambiente y de los Recursos Naturales Renovables (Venezuela)

NAPHCC

National Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors (U.S.)

NGO

Non-governmental Organization

NRECA

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (U. S.)

OMM

Organizacieteorola Mundial

PAHO

Pan American Health Organization

PELT

Proyecto Especial Lago Titicaca (Peru/Bolivia)

PISA

Proyecto de Investigacie Sistemas Agropecuarios Andinos (Peru)

PIWA

Programa Interinstitucional de Waru Waru (Peru)

PROMAF

Programa Manejo de Agua a Nivel de Finca (Dominican Republic)

SNEP

Service National d'Eau Potable (Haiti)

UAEM

Universidad Auta del Estado de Mco (Mexico)

UFRN

Universidad Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

UMSA

Universidad Mayor de San Andr(Bolivia)

UNA

Universidad Nacional del Altiplano (Peru)

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UNEP

United Nations Environment Programme

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization

USAID

United States Agency for International Development

USDE/OAS

Unit of Sustainable Development and Environment, Organization of American States

USEPA

United States Environmental Protection Agency

VITA

Volunteers in Technical Assistance (U.S.)

WHO

World Health Organization

WMO

World Meteorological Organization