TERMS

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

ANAP Asociación Nacional de Agricultores Pequeños
National Association of Small Farmers
APA American Psychiatric Association
CDR Comité de Defensa de la Revolución
Committee for the Defense of the Revolution
CIA Central Intelligence Agency
CJC Columna Juvenil del Centenario
Centennial Youth Column
CMEA Council for Mutual Economic Assistance
COMARNA Comisión para la Protección del Medio Ambiente y los Recursos Naturales
National Commission for the Protection of the Environment and the Natural Resources
CTC Confederación de Trabajadores de Cuba
Confederation of Cuban Workers
CUC Cuban Convertible Peso
CUP Cuban Peso
DNIA Dirección Nacional de Inseminación Artificial
National Directorate of Artificial Insemination
EJT Ejército Juvenil del Trabajo
Work Youth Army
ESBE Escuela Secundaria Básica en el Campo
Basic Middle School in the Countryside
FAOSTAT Food and Agriculture Organization’s Statistics Division
FAR Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias
Revolutionary Armed Forces
GNAU Grupo Nacional de Agricultura Urbana
National Group of Urban Agriculture
ICA Instituto de Ciencia Animal
Animal Science Institute
IIIA Instituto de Investigaciones de Ingeniería Agrícola
Agricultural Engineering Research Institute
IIMA Instituto de Investigaciones de Mecanización Agropecuaria
Agricultural Engineering Research Institute
IIRD Instituto de Investigaciones de Riego y Drenaje
Irrigation and Drainage Research Institute
INRA Instituto Nacional de Reforma Agraria
National Institute of Agrarian Reform
INRH Instituto Nacional de Recursos Hidráulicos
National Institute of Hydraulic Resources
IRRI International Rice Research Institute
MINAZ Ministerio del Azúcar
Ministry of Sugar
MINCEX Ministerio de Comercio Exterior
Ministry of Foreign Trade
MININT Ministerio del Interior
Ministry of Interior
MTT Milicias de Tropas Territoriales
Territorial Militia Troops
ANPP Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular
National Assembly of People’s Power
ONE Oficina Nacional de Estadísticas
National Office of Statistics
PA Programa Alimentario
Food Program
PCC Partido Comunista de Cuba
Cuban Communist Party
RAE Real Academia Española
Spanish Royal Academy
SDPE Sistema de Dirección y Planificación de la Economía
System of Management and Planning of the Economy
SFS Self-finance System
SMO Servicio Militar Obligatorio
Compulsory Military Service
SPF Sistema Presupuestario de Financiamiento
Centralized Budgetary System of Finance
UBPC Unidad Básica de Producción Cooperativa
Basic Unit of Cooperative Production
UMAP Unidad Militar de Ayuda a la Producción
Military Unit to Help Production
UNECA Unión de Empresas Contructora Caribe
Caribe Construction Enterprise
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
USDA United States Department of Agriculture

 LIST OF COMMON AND SCIENTIFIC NAMES

Alfalfa: Medicago sativa
Alligator: Alligator mississippiensis
Angola pigeon pea: See Guandul
Apple (tree): Malus domestica
Asparagus: Asparagus officinalis
Banana: Musa x paradisiacal
Bean (kidney): Phaseolus vulgaris
Boniato: See sweet potato
Buffao (water): Bubalus bubalis
Cabbage: Brassica oleracea (is the species plant that includes similar foods)
Cassava: Manihot esculenta
Chicken: Gallus gallus domesticus
Chilli pepper and green pepper: Capsicum annum
Cocoa: Theobroma cacao
Coconut: Cocos nucifera
Coffee: Coffea arabica
Carn: Zea mays
Crocodile: Crocodilus niloticus
Cucumber: Cucumis sativus
Dog: Canis familiaris
Frijol: Phaseolus vulgaris
Garlic: Allium sativum
Goat: Capra hircus
Goose: Branta canadensis
Grapefruit: Citrus x paadisi
Guandul: Cajanus cajan
Holstein cattle: Bos primigenius taurus
Horse: Equus caballus
Huanglongbing: Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus
Kudzu: Pueraria lobata
Lemon: Citrus x limon
Malanga: See taro
Mango: Mangifera indica
Mangrove: Rhizophora mangle
Marabú: Cailliea glomerata
Morera: Morus alba
Onion: Allium cepa
Orange: Citrus sinensis L. Osbeck
Pangola grass: Digitaria eriantha
Papaya: Carica papaya
Pig: Sus scrota domesticus
Pigeon: Columbia livia
Pineapple: Ananas comosus
Pine tree: Pinus
Plantain: Musa paradisiacal
Potato: Solanum tuberosum
Pumpkin (Cuban calabaza): Cucurbita moschata
Rabbit: Oryctolagus cuniculus
Rice: Oryza sativa
Sago: Cycas revoluta
Sheep: Ovis aries
Strawberry: Fragaria ananassa
Sugarcane: Saccharum Officinarum
Sweet potato: Ipomoea batatas
Swine: Sus scrofa
Taro: Colocasia esculenta
Tigernut: Cyperus esculentus
Tobacco: Nicotiana tabacum
Tomato: Solanum lycopersicum
Torula: Candida utilis
Trout: Oncorhynchus mykiss
Yuca: See cassava
Zebu cattle: Bos primigenius indicus