Glossary

CE Conformity European
CMO Collective Management Organization
EC European Commission
EU European Union
GI Geographical Indications
GoP Government of Pakistan
HACCP Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point
ICT Information and Communication Technologies
IAF International Accreditation Forum
IBA Institute of Business Administration
ILAC International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation
IP Intellectual Property
IPAS Industrial Property Automation System
IPO Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan
IPPC International Plant Protection Convention
IPR Intellectual Property Rights
ISO International Organization for Standardization
ITC International Trade Centre
LUMS Lahore University of Management Sciences
MinFA Ministry of Food and Agriculture
MoC Ministry of Commerce
MoIP Ministry of Industries and Production
MoLDD Ministry of Livestock and Dairy Development
MoST Ministry of Science and Technology
MRA Mutual Recognition Agreement
NAPHIS National Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
NEP National Enquiry Point
NPO National Productivity Organization
NPSL National Pakistan Standard Laboratories
PBR Plant Breeders Rights
PCSIR Pakistan Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
PCT Patent Cooperation Treaty
PHDEC Pakistan Horticulture Development & Export Company
PIFFA Pakistan International Freight Forwarders Association
PITAD Pakistan Institute of Trade & Development
PMO Programme Management Office
PNAC Pakistan National Accreditation Council
PSC Programme Steering Committee
PSQCA Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority
R&D Research and Development
RASFF Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed
SMEDA Small and Medium Enterprise Development Authority
SPS Sanitary and Phytosanitary
TBT Technical Barriers to Trade
TDAP Trade Development Authority of Pakistan
TEVTA Technical Education & Vocational Training Authority
ToR Terms of Reference
TRIPS Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
TRTA Trade Related Technical Assistance Programme
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization
USAID United States Agency for International Development
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization
WTO World Trade Organization