AFTA ASEAN Free Trade Agreement
  APEA Agricultural Productivity Enhancement Act
  APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
  APELL Awareness and Preparedness for Emergencies at the Local Level
  APM Alternative Pest Management
  ARCs Agrarian Reform Communities
  ARMM Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao
  ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations
  BFAR Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources
  BIMP-EAGA Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines - East Asian Growth Area
  BOI Board of Investment
  BPI Bureau of Plant Industry
  BSP Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines)
  CADC Certificate of Ancestral Domain Claims
  CAROLL Cattle Raising on Limited Lands
  CARP Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program
  CBA Comprehensive Bargaining Agreement
  CBFM Community-Based Forestry Management
  CBRFM Community-Based Reforestation and Forest Plantation
  CFMA Community Forest Management Agreement
  CDF Countryside Development Fund
  CENRO Community Environment and Natural Resources Office
  CESP Comprehensive Employment Strategy Program
  CI Cropping Index
  CFMA Community Forestry Management Agreement
  CFP Community Forest Program
  CHED Commission on Higher Education
  CPEU Center for People Empowerment in the Uplands
  CREBA Chamber of Real Estate and Builders' Association, Inc.
  CRM Community Resource Management
  CSC Civil Service Commission
  CSEZA Cagayan Special Economic Zone Authority
  CVAL / CNVAL Certification of Viability / Non-Viability of Agricultural Land
  DA Department of Agriculture
  DA - ATI Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Training Institute
  DAR Department of Agrarian Reform
  DA - BAS Department of Agriculture - Bureau of Agricultural Statistics
  DBM Department of Budget and Management
  DBP Development Bank of the Philippines
  DENR Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  DENR - MGB Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Mines and Geosciences Bureau
  DECS Department of Education, Culture and Sports
  DFA Department of foreign Affairs
  DILG Department of Interior and Local Government
  DND Department of national Defense
  DOE Department of Energy
  DOLE Department of Labor and Employment
  DOST Department of Science and Technology
  DOT Department of Tourism
  DPWH Department of Public Works and Highways
  DSWD Department of Social Welfare and Development 
  DTI Department of Trade and Industry
  ECC Environment Compliance Certificate
  ECP Emission Control Program
  EIA Environmental Impact Assessment
  EIS Environmental Impact Statement
  ENRA Environment and Natural Resources Accounting
  ERDB Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau
  FITS Farmers Information and Technological Services
  FLMA Forest Lease Management Agreement
  FMB Forest Management Bureau
  FSP Fisheries Sector Program
  GAs Government Agencies
  GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  GDI Gender Development Index
  GDP Gross Domestic Product
  GHG Green House Gas
  GIS Geographic Information system
  GNP Gross National Product
  GOCC Government-Owned and -Controlled Corporation
  GSIS Government Service Insurance Ssytem
  GPS Global Positioning System
  HDI Human Development Index
  HES Human end Ecological Security
  HRD Human Resources Development
  HLURB Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board
  HUDCC Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council
  ICC Indigenous Cultural Communities
  ICLARM International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management
  IEC Information, Education and Communication
  IEPC Industrial Efficiency and Pollution Control
  IFMA Industrial forest Management Agreement
  IPs Indigenous Peoples
  IPM Integrated Pest Management
  IRA International Revenue Allotment
  ISF Integrated Social Forestry
  IWMP Integrated Watershed Management Program
  KGAs Key Grain Areas
  KPAs Key Production Areas
  LBP Land Bank of the Philippines
  LEDAC Legislative and Executive Development Advisory Council
  LGC Local Government Code
  LGU Local Government Unit
  LLDA Laguna Lake Development Authority
  LRIS Land Resource Information System
  LTO Land Transportation Office
  LWUA Local Water Utilities Administration
  MAO Municipal Agrarian Officer
  MAV Minimum Access Volume
  MCS Monitoring, Control and Surveillance
  MFPC Multi-Sectoral Forest Protection Committee
  MMDA Metro Manila Development Authority
  MOA Memorandum of Agreement
  MTADP Medium-Term Agricultural Development Plan
  MTPDP Medium-Term Philippine Development Plan
  MWSS MetroManila Waterworks and Sewerage System
  NAAD Network of Agricultural Areas for Development
  NDCC National Disaster Coordinating Council
  NEDA National Economic and Development Authority
  NEDP National Ecotourism Development Plan
  NGO Non-Governmental Organization
  NFA National Food Authority
  NHA National Housing Authority
  NIA National Irrigation Administration
  NIPAS National Integrated Protected Areas System
  NLUC National Land Use Committee
  NMRCM National Mining Rights Control Map
  NPC National Power Corporation
  NSCB National Statistical Coordination Board
  NSO National Statistics Office
  NUDA National Upland Development Academy
  NWRB  National Water Resources Board
  ODA Official Development Assistance
  OP Office of the President
  PAGASA Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration
  PAWB Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau
  PAMB Protected Areas Management Board
  PBCC Philippine Biodiversity Conservation Center
  PCAMRD Philippine Council for Aquatic and Marine Research and Development
  PCCD Presidential Commission on Countryside Development
  PCFP Philippine Commission to Fight Poverty
  PEZA Philippine Export Zone Authority
  PENRO Provincial Environment and natural Resources Office
  PhilRice Philippine Rice Research Institute
  PhilVocs Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology
  PIA Philippine Information Agency
  PLTP Private Land Timber Permit
  PNOC Philippine National Oil Company
  POPCOM Commission on Population
  POP Persistent Organic Pollutant
  PO Peoples' Organization
  PRE Population Resources and Environment
  PSSD Philippine Strategy for Sustainable Development
  QRF Quedan Rural Financing
  RPFP Regional Physical Framework Plan
  SALT Sloping Agricultural Land Technology
  SD Sustainable Development
  SCUs State Colleges and Universities
  SNI Sustainable National Income
  SRA Social Reform Agenda
  SRC Social Reform Council
  SSS Social Security System
  SWIP Small Water Impounding Project
  SWM Solid Waste Management
  SWT Solid Waste Treatment
  TeCLUM Technical Committee for Land Use Matters
  TESDA Technical Education and Skills Development Authority
  TLA Timber License Agreement
  TLRC Technology and Livelihood Resource Center
  TUs Trade Unions
  TWC Tripartite Work Council
  WCED World Commission on Environment and Development
  WRRC Wildlife Rescue and Refuge Center
  WTO world Trade Organization
  UNCLOS United nations Convention on the Law of the Seas
  UNDP United Nations Development Programme
  UP-MSI University of the Philippines - Marine Science Institute