ASGM Artisanal and small-scale gold mining
Au Gold
ACA Amazon Conservation Association
CESCR Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights
EIA Environmental impact assessment
EMP Environmental management plan
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
GIATOC Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime
Ha hectare
Ha Hectare
Hg Mercury
GDP Gross domestic product
GEF Global Environmental Facility
IBAMA The Brazilian Institute of the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources
IGF Intergovernmental Forum
ILO International Labor Organization
LSGM Large-scale gold mining
MAAP Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project
NAP National Action Plan
OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
TPD Tons per day
UNEP United Nations Environment Programme
UNITAR United Nations Institute for Training and Research
UNODC United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime
USAID United States Agency of International Development
USGS United States Geological Survey
WHO World Health Organization
WWF World Wildlife Fund