Tanzania, United Republic of
5.1 Tanzania Acronyms and Abbreviations
Acronym Full name of the Agency / Organization
AGWWP All going well weather permitting
AWB Airway Bill
BL Bill of Lading
C&F Cost & Freight
CAA Civil Aviation Authority
CARE Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere
CCC Containerized at Carrier's Convenience
CFS Container Freight Stations
CMO Chief Minister's Office
DLCA Digital Logistics Capacity Assessment
DMD Disaster Management Department
DRC Democratic Republic of the Congo
EPR Emergency Preparedness and Responses
FAO Food and Agriculture Organisation
GCLA Government Chemist Laboratory Agency
GPRS General Pocket Radio Service
GPSA Government Procurement Services Agent
GRT Gross Register Tonnage
IATA International Air Transport Association
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organisation
IDPs Internally Displaced Persons
ILS Instrument Landing System
IMDRF International Medical Device Regulators Forum
IMF International Monetary Fund
INGO International NGO
IOM International Organisation for Migration
ISPs Internet Service Providers
JICA Japan International Cooperation Agency
JNIA Julius Nyerere International Airport
KVA Kilo Volt Ampere
LCA Logistics Capacity Assessment
LOA Length overall
MoHCDGEC Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MSD Medical Stores Department
MSU Mobile Storage Unit
MT Metric Tons
MW Megawatt
n/a not available
NDB Non directional beacon
NEMLIT National Essential Medicines List for Tanzania Mainland
NFI Non Food Items
NGO Non Governmental Organisation
NHLQATC National Health Laboratory Quality Assurance and Training Centre
NNCR Non Negotiable Cargo Receipts
OCHA Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
PMO Prime Minister's Office
RC Resident Coordinator
RCN Rail Consignment Note
RoRo Roll on Roll off
RTGCs rubber-tyred gantry cranes
T Tons
T&D Transmission and Distribution
TANROADS Tanzanian National Roads Agency
TAZARA Tanzania - Zambia Railway
TBS Tanzania Bureau of Standards
TCRA Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority
TEUs Twenty Foot Equivalent Units
THC Terminal Handling Charge
TICT Tanzania International Container Terminal 
TMDA Tanzania Medicines and Medical Devices Authority
TPA Tanzania Ports Authority
TRA Tanzania Revenue Authority
TRC Tanzanian Railways Corporation
TTCL Tanzania Telecommunications Company
TZS Tanzanian Shilling
UNAIDS Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
UNCT United Nations Country Team
UNCT United Nations Country Team
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNDSS United Nations Department of Safety and Security
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNFPA United Nations Population Fund
UNHABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme
UNHAS United Nations Humanitarian Air Service
UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNIC United Nations Information Centre
UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organisation
(V)HF (Very) High Frequency
VOR VHF omnidirectional radio range
V-SAT Very Smart Aperture Terminal
WASH Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
WCO World Customs Organisation
WFP World Food Programme
WHO World Health Organisation
WVI World Vision International

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