Glossary of Terms

AgML Agriculture Market Linkages
ARPO Annual Review and Plan of Operations
BRAC Building Relations Across Countries
CCS Cross Cutting Services
COO Chief Operating Officer
CSR Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability News - Germany
DFATD Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
DFID Department for International Development
DM Deposit Mobilization 
E-FACE Ethiopians Fighting Against Child Exploitation
EDGET Ethiopians Driving Growth, Entrepreneurship and Trade
ELT Executive Leadership Team
EU European Union
FAO Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
FI Financial Institution 
FMV Fair Market Value
Fonkoze Fondasyon Kole Zepòl (Haiti – Creole for Shoulders Together Foundation)
FS Financial Services
FTE Full time equivalent
FY09/FY10, etc. MEDA Fiscal Year 2008 (1 Jul0 -30 Jun – 08)/Fiscal Year 2009 (1Jul 08-30 Jun 09)
GDP Gross Domestic Product
GE General Electric
HC Human Capital
HIC High Income Country
HQ Headquarters
ICT Information and Communication Technology
IFC International Finance Corporation
ILO International Labour Organization
IMON Institute of Microfinance Organized by NABWT
IOPS International Operations
IRF Inclusive Rural Finance
ISS Integrated Support Services
IT Information Technology
ITC Information Technology and Communications
ITN Insecticide Treated Mosquito Nets
LIC Life Insurance Corporation
LLIN Long Lasting Insecticide Nets
LP Limited Partnership
M&E Monitoring & Evaluation
M4P Making Markets Work for the Poor
MDG Millennium Development Goals
ME Member Engagement
MEDA Mennonite Economic Development Associates
MENA Middle East North Africa
MFI Microfinance Institutions 
MICREDITO New name for rural Chispa program
ML Market Linkages
MSME Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
MTC MEDA Trade Company
N/A Not applicable
NA North America
NBD New Business Development and Strategic Planning
NGO Non-Government Organization
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
PL Product Lines
PMI President’s Malaria Initiative (Tanzania)
QC Quality Control
R&D Research & Development
RD Resource Development
RDAC Resource Development Advisory Council
RFP Request for Proposals
SAM School of Applied Microfinance
SDC Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation
SFMF Sarona Frontier Markets Funds
SIDA Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
SME Small and Medium Enterprises
SMS Short Messaging Service (i.e.: texting)
SRCF Sarona Risk Capital Fund
SWOT Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats
TA Technical Assistance
TED Technology, Entertainment, Design
UBL United Bank Limited
UN United Nations
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization
US United States
USA United States of America
USAID United States Agency for International Development
USD US Dollars
VSP Volunteer Sector Program
WB World Bank
WED Women’s Economic Development
WHO World Health Organization
Y&FS Youth & Financial Services
YFS York Federation of Students