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Acronyms and Abbreviations

AAA Accra Agenda for Action
ADA Austrian Development Agency
ADC Austrian Development Cooperation
ALRD Association of Land Reform and Development
BAF Bangladesh Adivasi Forum
BU-IED BRAC University Institute of Education and Development
CAMPE Campaign for Popular Education (Bangladesh)
CAD Canadian Dollar (1 CAD = 5.795 Danish Krone 26 November 2012)
CBO Community-Based Organisation
CHT Chittagong Hill Tracts
CIDA Canadian International Development Agency
CS Civil Society
CSR Corporate Social Responsibility
CVA Citizen’s Voice and Accountability
DAC Development Assistance Committee
Danida Danish International Development Assistance
DAM Dhaka Ahsania Mission
DFID Department for International Development (UK)
DP Development Partner
EC European Commission
FIVDB Friends in Village Development
GDP Gross Domestic Product
GoB Government of Bangladesh
HQ Headquarters
HWF Hill Women’s Federation
(I) CSO (International) Civil Society Organisation
(I) NGO (International) Non-Governmental Organisation
LCG Local Consultative sub-Groups
LG Local Government
LGA Local Government Association (Bangladesh)
LGER Local Government Elected Representative
LGSP Local Governance Support Programme
MDG Millennium Development Goal
MJF Manusher Jonno Foundation
NGOAB NGO Affairs Bureau
PAIC Peace Accord Implementation Committee
PCP Pahari Chhatra Parishad
PCJSS Parbata Chattagram Jana Songhati Samiti
PDDG Promoting Democratic and Decentralised Governance
PEDP Primary Education Development Plan
PIL Public Interest Litigation
PIU Policy Implementation Unit
PSU Policy Support Unit
PTA Parent-Teacher Association
RTI Right to Information
SDC Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
Sida Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
SMC School Management Committee
SWAp Sector-Wide Approach
TIB Transparency International Bangladesh
ToC Theory of Change
ToR Terms of Reference
UN United Nations
UNDP United Nations Development Program
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
UNICEF United Nations Children’s Fund
USAID United States Agency for International Development
VFM Value for Money
WRC World Relief Canada
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