Select Committee on Science and Technology Thirteenth Report


ADPAppropriate Development Programme
CGIARConsultative Group on International Agricultural Research
CSAChief Scientific Adviser
CSAICChief Scientific Adviser's International Committee on Science and Technology
CSCCommonwealth Scholarship Commission
CSFPCommonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan
CSIROAustralia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
CTVMCentre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine
DefraDepartment for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
DFIDDepartment for International Development
DRCDevelopment Resource Centre
DTIDepartment of Trade and Industry
EPSRCEconomic and Physical Sciences Research Council
ESRCEconomic and Social Research Council
EUEuropean Union
FCOForeign and Commonwealth Office
G8Group of Eight (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK, US and Russia)
GDPGross Domestic Product
GNIGross National Income
HEFCEHigher Education Funding Council for England
HEL(S)Higher Education Links (Scheme)
HIV/AIDSHuman Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
IACInterAcademy Council
ICTInformation and Communications Technology
IDRCInternational Development Research Centre of Canada
IDSInstitute of Development Studies
ISTTICInternational Science Technology Trade and Investment Committee
MDGMillennium Development Goals
MRCMedical Research Council
NAONational Audit Office
NEPADNew Partnership for Africa's Development
NERCNatural Environment Research Council
NGONon-Governmental Organisation
NRINatural Resources Institute
ODIOverseas Development Institute
OECDOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OSTOffice of Science and Technology
PPPPublic-Private Partnership
PRSPoverty Reduction Strategy
PRSPPoverty Reduction Strategy Paper
PSAPublic Service Agreement
QRQuality-related Research
R&DResearch and Development
RAEResearch Assessment Exercise
RCUKResearch Councils UK
RNRRSRenewable Natural Resources Research Strategy
S&TScience and Technology
UKTIUK Trade and Investment
UNUnited Nations
WELLDFID Resource Centre in Water, Sanitation and Environmental Health
WHOWorld Health Organisation
WTOWorld Trade Organisation

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