The Unsettled Sector
NGOs and the Cultivation of Democratic Citizenship in Rural Mexico
Analiese Richard

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Acronyms

Mexican NGOs

CEMEFI Mexican Center for Philanthropy (Centro Mexicano para la Filantropía)
FHAR Hidalgan Foundation for Rural Service (Fundación Hidalguense para la Atención Rural)
FMDR Mexican Foundation for Rural Development (Fundación Mexicana para el Desarrollo Rural)
HD Hidalgo Development
UC Campesinos’ Union (Unión de Campesinos)
UDEC Union of Catholic Businessmen (Unión de Empresarios Católicos)
SENEC Secretariat for New Experiences in Community Education

International NGOs

ICNL International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
SIPAZ Servicio Internacional para la Paz

NGO Networks

CSC Civil Society Council (Consejo de la Sociedad Civil)
MCD Citizens’ Movement for Democracy (Movimiento Ciudadaño por la Democracía)
MSN Mexico Solidarity Network
Red TDPT “All Rights for Everyone” National Human Rights Network (Red Nacional de Organismos Civiles de Derechos Humanos “Todos los Derechos para Todos”)

Mexican Political Parties and Affiliates

PAN National Action Party (Partido de Acción Nacional)
PNR National Revolutionary Party
PRD Democratic Revolutionary Party (Partido de la Revolución Democrática)
PRI Party of the Institutionalized Revolution (Partido Revolucionario Institucional)
CNC National Confederation of Campesinos National—PRI sectoral organ (Confederación Nacional de Campesinos)

Mexican Government Entities and Programs

BANRURAL Rural Development Bank (Banco de Desarrollo Rural)
CONASUPO National Company for People’s Sustenance (Compañía Nacional de Subsistencias Populares)
COPLAMAR Office of Nacional Plan for Depressed Zones and Marginalized Groups (Coordinadora General de Plan Nacional para las Zonas Deprimidas y Grupos Marginados)
DIF Integral Family Development (Desarrollo Integral de la Familia)
IFE Federal Elections Institute (Instituto Federal Electoral)
INEGI National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía)
INE National Ecological Institute (Instituto Nacional de Ecología)
MINSA Industrialized Maize (Maiz Industrializado, SA)
PIDER Program for Integrated Rural Development (Programa Integral de Desarrollo Rural)
PROCAMPO Program of Direct Rural Support (Programa de Apoyo al Campo)
PROCEDE Program of Certification of Ejidal Rights (Programa de Certificación de Derechos Ejidales y Titulación de Solares Urbanos)
PROGRESA Program for Education, Health, and Nutrition (Programa de Educación, Salud, y Alimentación)
PRONASOL National Solidarity Program (Programa Nacional de Solidaridad)
SAM Mexican Food System (Sistema Alimentario Mexicana)
SOMEX Somex Bank (Banco Mexicano SOMEX)

US Government Entities

CCC Commodity Credit Corporation

International Treaties

NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement

International Agencies

USAID United States Agency for International Development
UNHRC United Nations Human Rights Council

Other

CEB Christian base community (comunidad eclesiástica de base)
ENSO El Niño–Southern Oscillation
EZLN Zapatista Army of National Liberation (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional)
INGO international nongovernmental organization
ISI import substitution industrialization
NGO nongovernmental organization
SNA social network analysis
SSP specific social program