ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

A  
ACPC Agricultural Credit Policy Council
ADP Agri-Business Development Project
ADZU Ateneo de Zamboanga University
AFIS Agricultural and Fisheries Information Service
AGMARIS Agricultural Marketing Information System
AMAS Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Service
AMSAD Agricultural Marketing Statistics Analysis Division
APCR Asia-Pacific Center for Research
APDEC Association of Planning & Development Coordinators, Inc. Negros Occidental
ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations
ATI Agricultural Training Institute
ATO Air Transportation Office
B  
BAFPS Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Product Standard
BAI Bureau of Animal Industry
BAR Bureau of Agricultural Research
BAS Bureau of Agricultural Statistics
BBRMCI Banate Bay Resource Management Council, Inc.
BFAR Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources
BFP Bureau of Fire Protection
BIR Bureau of Internal Revenue
BJMP Bureau of Jail Management and Penology
BLE Bureau of Local Employment
BLES Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics
BLGF Bureau of Local Government Finance
BLR Bureau of Labor Relations
BM Board Member
BPHRE Bureau of Post Harvest Research and Extension
BRW Bureau of Rural Workers
BS Bachelor of Science
BSP Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
BSS Bachelor of Science in Statistics
BSU Batangas State University
BSWM Bureau of Soils and Water Management
BWC Bureau of Working Conditions
BWYW Bureau of Women and Young Workers
C  
CALABARZON Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon
CAMANAVA Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas and Valenzuela
CAR Cordillera Administrative Region
CARP Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program
CAS College of Arts and Sciences
CCP Cultural Center of the Philippines
CCR City Civil Registrar
CDA Cooperative Development Authority
CENRO Community Environment and Natural Resources Office
CHD Center for Health Development
CHED Commission on Higher Education
CHR Commission on Human Rights
CIAP Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines
CNU Cebu Normal University
CO  Central Office
COP Chief of Police
CPDC City Planning and Development Coordinator
CPDO City Planning and Development Office
CPH Census of Population
CPI Consumer Price Index
CRASP Civil Registrars Association of Siquijor Province
CRS Civil Registration System
CSC Civil Service Commission
CSCC City Statistical Coordination Committee
CSCST Cebu State College of Science and Technology
CSDO City Sports Development Office
CSU Cagayan State University
CTO City Tourism Office
CVPC Central Visayas Polytechnic College
CVSCAFT Central Visayas State College of Agriculture, Forestry and Technology
CWPO Consumer Welfare and Protection Office
D  
DA Department of Agriculture
DAO Department Administrative Order
DAR Department of Agrarian Reform
DARLA Department of Agrarian Reform Ladies Association
DBM Department of Budget and Management
DBP Development Bank of the Philippines
DENR Department of Environment and Natural Resources
DepEd Department of Education
DFA Department of Foreign Affairs
DFP Duty Free Philippines
DILG Department of the Interior and Local Government
DLSU De La Salle University
DMMMSU Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University
DMPS Department of Mathematics, Physics and Statistics
DO District Office
DOE Department of Energy
DoF Department of Finance
DOH Department of Health
DOH-CHD Department of Health-Center for Health Development
DOH-CHDZP Department of Health Center for Health Development in Zamboanga Peninsula
DOJ Department of Justice
DOLE Department of Labor and Employment
DOST Department of Science and Technology
DOT Department of Tourism
DOTC Department of Transportation and Communications
DPWH Department of Public Works and Highways
DREC DOH Research on Ethics Committee
DSWD Department of Social Welfare and Development
DTI Department of Trade and Industry
DWCL Divine Word College of Legazpi
E  
ECC Employees Compensation Commission
ECOZONE Zamboanga Freeport Authority
EMB Environmental Management Bureau
ENR Environment and Natural Resources
EPPB Energy Policy and Planning Bureau
ERC Energy Regulatory Commission
ERDB Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau
ERDS Ecosystems Research and Development Service
F  
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization
FHSIS Field Health Service Information System
FIDA Fiber Industry Development Authority
FJGAD Family, Juvenile and Gender and Development
FMB Forest Management Bureau
FMS Forest Management Service; Financial and Management Service
FNRI Food and Nutrition Research Institute
FNTI Fire National Training Institute
FO Field Office
FPA Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority
G  
GAD Gender and development
GEM Growth with Equity in Mindanao
GMACs Gabay sa Mamamayan Action Centers
GSIS Government Service Insurance System
GWC Gender Watch Council
H  
HDMF Home Development Mutual Fund
HEIs Higher education institutions
HLURB Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board
HRM Hotel and Restaurant Management
HS High School
HSDC Human Settlements Development Corporation
I  
IA Intramuros Administration
IACs Inter-agency committees
IC Insurance Commission
ICSCC Iligan City Statistical Coordination Committee
IEC Information and education campaign
ILAS International Labor Affairs Service
ILIARC Ilocos Integrated Agricultural Research Center
ILS Institute for Labor Studies
IN Ilocos Norte
INSTAT University of the Philippines Los Baños Institute of Statistics
IPO Intellectural Property Office
IS Ilocos Sur
ISCOF Iloilo State College of Fisheries
ISS Integrated Satelllite Station
ITDI Industrial Technology Development Institute
ITMS Information Technology and Management Services
J  
JNTI Jail National Training Institute
JPSA Junior Philippine Statistical Association LIT Chapter
K  
KBP Kapisanan ng mga Brodkasters ng Pilipinas
L  
LBP Land Bank of the Philippines
LCE Local Chief Executive
LCR Local Civil Registrar
LCRO Local Civil Registrar's Office
LCRPA Leyte Civil Registrar's Personnel Association
LDC Livestock Development Council
LFS Labor Force Survey
LG Local government
LGA Local Government Academy
LGUs Local Government Units
LHA Local Health Accounts
LIT Leyte Institute of Technology
LLDA Laguna Lake Development Authority
LMB Lands Management Bureau
LNU Leyte Normal University
LPS Livestock and Poultry Survey
LRTA Light Rail Transit Authority
LSDE Leyte Samar Daily Express
LSS LSU Statistical Society
LSU Leyte State University
LTO Land Transportation Office
M  
M&E Monitoring and evaluation
MARINA Maritime Industry Authority
MBC Mindanao Business Council; Makati Business Club
MCR Municipal Civil Registrar
MEDCO Mindanao Economic Development Council
MGB Mines and Geo-Sciences Bureau
MIMAROPA Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan
MIRDC Metals Industry Research and Development Center
MMDA Metropolitan Manila Development Authority
MNHS Marinduque National High School
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MPDC Municipal Planning and Development Coordinator
MPDCO Municipal Planning and Development Coordinator's Office
MPDO Municipal Planning and Development Office
MSU IIT Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology
MSWDO Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office
N  
NADCs NSO Authorized Statistical Data Centers
NAMRIA National Mapping and Resources Information Authority
NAPC  National Anti-Poverty Commission                                  
NAPOLCOM National Police Commission
NBDB National Book Development Board
NCC National Computer Center
NCCA National Commission for Culture and the Arts
NCMB National Conciliation and Mediation Board
NCR National Capital Region
NCRFW National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women
NCTI National Criminalistic and Training Institute
NDCC National Disaster Coordinating Council
NDU Notre Dame University
NEA National Electrification Administration
NEC National Epidemiology Center
NEDA National Economic and Development Authority
NFA National Food Authority
NFF Nayong Filipino Foundation
NGAs National Government Agencies
NGOs Non-Government Organizations
NIA National Irrigation Authority
NLRC National Labor Relations Commission
NMIC National Meat Inspection Authority
NMP National Maritime Polytechnic
NNC National Nutrition Council
NOTC Negros Oriental Tourism Council
NPC National Power Corporation
NPDC National Parks Development Committee
NPO National Printing Office
NRDC Natural Resources Development Corporation
NRO NEDA Regional Office
NSC National Steel Corporation
NSCB National Statistical Coordination Board
NSIC National Statistical Information Center
NSM National Statistics Month
NSO National Statistics Office
NTC National Telecommunications Commission
NTRC National Tax Research Center
NUP Non-uniformed Personnel
NWPC National Wages and Productivity Commission
O  
OAD Office of the Assistant Director
OCD Office of Civil Defense
OCR Office of the Civil Registrar
OD Office of the Director
OJT On-the-job training
OMA Office of Muslim Affairs
OPPDC Office of the Provincial Planning and Development Coordinator
OSHC Occupational Safety and Health Center
OSWDS Office of Social Welfare and Development Services
OTDP Office of Tourism Development Planning
OTI Office of Tourism Information
OWWA Overseas Workers Welfare Administration
P  
PAAO Public and Alumni Affairs Office
PAC Provincial Administration Center; Pampanga Agricultural College
PAO Public Attorney's Office
PAWB Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau
PAWS Protected Areas and Wildlife Management Service
PCA Philippine Coconut Authority
PCCB Provincial Census Coordinating Board
PCHRD Philippine Council for Health, Research and Development
PCR Police Community Relations
PCVC Philippine Convention and Visitors Corporation
PDO Port District Office
PEENRA Philippine Economic-Environmental and Natural Resources Accounting
PENRO Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office
PFRD Policy Formulation and Research Division
PGIS Provincial Government of Ilocos Sur
PGLU Provincial Government of La Union
PhilHealth Philippine Health Insurance Corporation
PIA Philippine Information Agency
PIDS Philippine Institute for Development Studies
PMD Planning and Management Division
PMO Port Management Office
PMRN Philippine Migration Research Network
PMS Presidential Management Staff
PNP Philippine National Police
PNPA Philippine National Police Academy
PNTI Police National Training Institute
PNVSCA Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency Agency
PO Provincial Office
POC Provincial Operation Center
POEA Philippine Overseas Employment Administration
POPCOM Commission on Population
POPDEV Population and Development
PPA Parole and Probation Administration; Philippine Ports Authority
PPC Philippine Postal Corporation
PPDO Provincial Planning and Development Office
PPO Provincial Police Office
PPSC Philippine Public Safety College
PRC Professional Regulation Commission
PRDS Planning Research and Development Service
PrSCC Provincial Statistical Coordination Committee
PrSQ Provincial Statistical Quiz
PS Planning Service
PSA Philippine Statistical Association, Inc.
PSA-ZC Philippine Statistical Association-Zamboanga City Chapter
PSC Philippine Sports Commission
PSHS Philippine Science High School
PSQ Philippine Statistics Quiz
PSS Philippine Statistical System
PTA Philippine Tourism Authority
PTO Provincial Tourism Office
PTRI Philippine Textile Research Institute
PVAO Philippine Veterans Affairs Office
Q  
QRES Quarterly Regional Economic Situationer
R  
RA Republic Act
RACIR Regional Association of Civil Registrars of Region 7
RASO Regional Agricultural Statistics Officer
RCPS Rice and Corn Production Survey
RD Regional Division
RDC Regional Development Council
RDCC Regional Disaster Coordinating Council
RDU Research and Development Unit
ReCom Regional Command
RFU Regional Field Unit
RHIS Regional Health Information System
RLAs Regional line agencies
RLRC Research and Learning Resource Center
RLUC Regional Land Use Committee
RO Regional Office
ROC     Regional Operation Center                                            
RPO Regional Population Office
RSCC Regional Statistical Coordination Committee
RTWPB Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board
S  
SCSD Standards and Classification Systems Division
SDS Surigao del Sur
SFLU San Fernando, La Union
SHRDP Statistical Human Resource Development Program
SK Sultan Kudarat
SLSCST Southern Leyte State College of Science and Technology
SMB San Miguel Brewery
SMC Southern Mindanao Campus
SMEs Small and medium enterprises
SMRD Statistical Methods and Research Division
SOCSARGEN South Cotabato, Sarangani, General Santos Area
SP Sangguniang Panlalawigan
SPSS Statistical Packages for Social Sciences
SRA Sugar Regulatory Administration
SRS Statistical Reporting System
SRTC Statistical Research and Training Center
SSC Siquijor State College
SSPC Samar State Polytechnic College
SSPSC Surigao del Sur Polytechnic State College
SSS Social Security System
SUC State universities and colleges
SurStaCT Surigao del Sur State College of Technology
SWD Social welfare and development
T  
TBA To be announced
TC Training Center
TelOf Telecommunications Office
TESDA Technical Education and Skills Development Authority
TONC Tomas Oppus Normal College
TransCo National Transmission Corp.
TREs Tourism-related establishments
TV Television
TWG Technical Working Group
U  
UDGS Unified Data Gathering Survey
UNFPA United Nations Population Fund
UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund
UNP University of Northern Philippines
UNSD United Nations Statistics Division
UPLB University of the Philippines Los Baños
UPPI University of the Philippines Population Institute
UPV University of the Philippines-Visayas
UST University of Sto. Tomas
W  
WMSU Western Mindanao State University
WV West Visayas
WVCST West Visayas College of Science and Technology
WVSU West Visayas State University
Z  
ZAEC Zamboanga AE Colleges
ZC Zamboanga City
ZCPDO Zamboanga City Planning and Development Office
ZDN Zamboanga del Norte
ZDS Zamboanga del Sur
ZSCMST Zamboanga State College of Marine Sciences and Technology