Annual Programs

The APO Annual Program is the lineup of multicountry and individual-country projects approved by the Governing Body to be implemented by the APO in coordination with NPOs for any given year. The projects are generated and prioritized in coordination with NPOs, and funding is provided through membership contributions and special grants. The APO also cooperates with other international organizations in implementing some of these projects.

Annual Programs

Project Title Project Code Venue Start Date End Date Nomination


Asian Food and Agribusiness Conference 2010: Greening the Food Supply Chain 10-AG-01-GE-CON-A Indonesia 10/26/16 10/28/16 09/12/16

Industry and Service

Study Meeting on Human Capital Utililzation: Youth Employment Issues 10-RP-24-GE-STM-B Indonesia To be decided --
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on SME Development in the Mekong Region 10-IN-93-GE-OSM-B Japan 02/01/10 02/05/10 --
Study Meeting on Strategic Merger and Acquisition for SMEs 10-RP-31-GE-STM-B ROK 11/23/10 11/26/10 --
Research on Financing of Small and Medium Businesses: Overview of SMEs in Asia Second Coordination Meeting of Chief and National Experts 10-RP-49-GE-RES-B ROC 07/28/10 07/30/10 --
Research on Service Sector Productivity with focus on SMEs 10-RP-52-GE-RES-B ROC 11/02/10 11/04/10 --
Training Course on Knowledge Management for NPO Trainers/Facilitators 10-IN-100-GE-TRC-B Bangladesh 05/09/10 05/13/10 --
e-Learning on Knowledge Management Concepts and Practices 10-IN-42-GE-TRC-B Member countries 02/22/10 03/12/10 --
Training Course on Knowledge Management for SMEs 10-IN-88-GE-TRC-B ROC 12/07/10 12/10/10 --
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Knowledge-creating Enterprises 10-IN-90-GE-OSM-B Japan 09/13/10 09/17/10 --
Study Meeting on Knowledge Management in Public Sector 10-RP-33-GE-STM-B ROK 11/02/10 11/05/10 --
Training Course on Strategic Management Consultancy with Focus on Service Industry 10-IN-36-GE-TRC-A Japan 09/27/10 10/08/10 --
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Mental Health and Productivity 10-IN-59-GE-OSM-B Japan 01/18/10 01/22/10 --
Research Fund for Productivity Enhancement in Member Countries 10-RP-01-GE-RES-C APO Secretariat 01/01/10 12/31/10 --
APO Productivity Database (Phase IV) 10-RP-03-GE-RES-B APO Secretariat 04/10/10 03/11/10 --
APO Productivity Databook 10-RP-04-GE-RES-A/C IR Iran 01/01/10 12/31/10 --
Top Management Forum 10-RP-05-GE-FRM-A Japan 02/22/10 02/24/10 --
Research on Measuring Human Capital (Phase I) 10-RP-12-GE-RES-B APO Secretariat 01/01/10 12/31/10 --
Research on Projection of Energy Productivity and Sustainable Growth in Asia Phase I 10-RP-43-GE-RES-B APO Secretariat 01/01/10 12/31/10 --
Study Meeting on Customer Relationship Management 10-RP-50-GE-STM-B ROK 12/06/10 12/09/10 --
APO Forum for Promoting Entrepreneurship in Asia 10-RP-99-GE-FRM-A APO Secretariat 11/18/10 11/21/10 --
Business Excellence Global Conference and Training for Senior Assessors 10-IN-09-GE-TRC-B Singapore 11/08/10 11/12/10 --
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Quality Award in APO Member Countries 10-IN-10-GE-OSM-B Japan 06/21/10 06/25/10 --
Training Course on the Balanced Scorecard 10-IN-38-GE-TRC-B Vietnam To be decided --
e-learning Course on Total Quality Management (TQM) for the Service Industry 10-IN-97-GE-TRC-B Member countries 09/06/10 10/15/10 --
Seminar on Regional Sharing of Lean Applications in Healthcare 10-IN-99-GE-SEM-B Thailand 01/24/11 01/28/11 --
Study Mission to a Nonmember Country on Quality and Innovation 10-IN-12-GE-SMN-B USA 09/13/10 09/17/10 --
Training Course on Innovation in Production Systems 10-IN-29-GE-TRC-B/C Japan 11/29/10 12/10/10 --
e-Learning Course on Information Security Management System : ISO 27000 10-IN-52-GE-TRC-B Member countries 04/06/10 07/01/10 --
Study Mission to Nonmember Country on Public-sector Innovation 10-IN-95-GE-SMN-B Canada 08/23/10 08/27/10 --
Study Meeting on Business Development Strategies for SMEs after the Global Financial Crisis 10-RP-44-GE-STM-B ROC 11/23/10 11/26/10 --
Study Meeting on Innovation in Public-sector Service Delivery 10-RP-45-GE-STM-B Indonesia 11/01/10 11/05/10 --
Study Meeting on Service Sector Innovation 10-RP-46-GE-STM-B Malaysia To be decided --


International Conference on Green Technology 10-IN-101-GE-CON-A Malaysia 10/17/10 10/14/10 --
Study Mission to a Nonmember Country on Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy 10-IN-13-GE-SMN-B USA 10/25/10 10/29/10 --
Workshop on Eco-design 10-IN-14-GE-WSP-B ROC 11/01/10 11/05/10 --
Training Course on Integrated Waste Management at Resorts, Hotels, and Restaurants 10-IN-16-GE-TRC-B Fiji 06/21/10 06/25/10 --
Workshop on Green Procurement and Green Purchasing: SME Focus 10-IN-17-GE-WSP-B Japan 07/12/10 07/16/10 --
Advanced Training Course on Energy Efficiency and SMEs 10-IN-45-GE-TRC-B Thailand 09/06/10 09/10/10 --
Training of Trainers on Green Productivity 10-IN-46-GE-TRC-A Malaysia 03/01/10 03/26/10 --
Eco-products International Fair 2010 10-IN-54-GE-TIA-B Indonesia 03/04/10 03/07/10 --
Establishment of Eco-products Database 10-IN-55-GE-TIA-C APO Secretariat Throughout year --
Establishment of a Network of Green Productivity Advisory Committees (GPACs) 10-IN-56-GE-TIA-C Member countries Throughout year --
Workshop on Energy Management Capacity Building 10-IN-61-GE-WSP-B/C Cambodia 05/24/10 05/28/10 --
e-Learning Course on Energy Efficiency in SMEs 10-IN-96-GE-TRC-B Member countries 05/17/10 07/15/10 --
International Conference on Green Productivity to Enhance Competitiveness 10-IN-98-GE-CON-A Indonesia 03/04/10 03/07/10 --
Study Meeting on Eco-products Database 10-RP-47-GE-STM-B ROK 08/30/10 09/02/10 --
Study Meeting on Eco-finance 10-RP-51-GE-STM-B ROC 06/08/10 06/11/10 --
Training Course on Planning and Management of Community-based Rural and Agrotourism Enterprises 10-AG-22-GE-TRC-B/C Sri Lanka 08/10/10 08/17/10 --
Workshop on Promotion of OVOP as a Regional and Rural Development Strategy 10-AG-51-GE-WSP-B Lao PDR 12/06/10 12/10/10 --
Training Course on Development of Productivity Practitioners: Basic Program (DPP: Basic) 10-IN-30-GE-TRC-B Philippines To be decided --
Training Course on Development of Productivity Practitioners : Advanced Program (DPP: Advanced) 10-IN-31-GE-TRC-A Malaysia 11/29/10 11/17/10 --
Member Country Support Program 2010-2011 (Year 1) 10-IN-91-GE-DON-C Member countries Throughout year --
Institutional Strengthening of National Productivity Organizations (NPOs) by Development of Productivity Practitioners 10-IN-92-GE-DON-C Member countries Throughout year --
DON Strategy 10-RP-02-GE-DON-C Member countries 01/01/10 12/31/10 --


Study Mission to a Nonmember Country on Innovation in Food Products 10-AG-06-GE-SMN-B USA 06/27/10 07/01/10 --
Training Course on e-Marketing of Agriculture Products 10-AG-13-GE-TRC-B ROK 03/15/10 03/19/10 --
Workshop on Approaches and Tools for Improving the Performance of Agribusiness SMEs 10-AG-19-GE-WSP-B Indonesia 10/04/10 10/08/10 --
Training Course on Providing Advisory and Training Services to Women on the Management of Micro-and Small-scale Agrofood-processing Enterprises 10-AG-21-GE-TRC-B Malaysia 07/01/10 07/31/10 --
Seminar on Building Value Chains in Agribusiness 10-AG-23-GE-SEM-B Indonesia 05/23/10 05/27/10 --
Training Course on ISO22000 for Auditors/Lead Auditors 10-AG-26-GE-TRC-B/C ROK 08/01/10 08/31/10 --
e-Learning Course on Food Safety Management and Food Traceability 10-AG-30-GE-TRC-B Member countries 06/07/10 07/23/10 --
Training Course on Supply Chain Management for Horticulture Products 10-AG-36-GE-TRC-B India To be decided --
Workshop on Logistics Management for SMEs: Collection and Distribution System for Agricultural Products 10-AG-41-GE-WSP-B Thailand 08/16/10 08/20/10 --
Special Program for Strengthening Capacity of Food Supply Chain Management in the Asian Least Developed Countries 10-AG-45-LD-DON-C Member countries To be decided --
Special Program for Supporting Multicountry Observational Study Mission to Japan on Agroindustry Development in Developing Member Countries 10-AG-46-GE/DC-OSM-B APO Secretariat 07/01/10 03/31/10 --
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Export Promotion of Agrifood Products 10-AG-47-GE-OSM-B APO Secretariat 03/01/10 03/06/10 --
Study Mission to a Nonmember Country on Quality Management for Processed Food and Beverage Products 10-AG-48-GE-SMN-B France 10/18/10 10/22/10 --
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Application of Biotechnology in the Production of High Value Crops 10-AG-02-GE-OSM-A ROC 06/28/10 07/02/10 --
Training Course on Standards and Certification Systems for Organic Food Production and Processing 10-AG-35-GE-TRC-B Philippines 07/01/10 07/31/10 --
e-Learning Course on Good Agricultural Practices and GLOBALGAP for Greater Market Access for Agrifood Products 10-AG-37-GE-TRC-B Member countries 10/26/10 11/25/10 --
Study Mission to a Nonmember Country on GLOBALGAP for Greater Market Access of Agrifood Products 10-AG-38-GE-SMN-A Germany 10/25/10 10/29/10 --
Workshop on Development of Standards and Certification Systems for Organic Agricultural Products 10-AG-52-GE-WSP-B India To be decided --

Individual-country Program

Individual-country Observational Study Missions 10-IN-01-GE-OSM-C Member countries Throughout year --
Technical Expert Services 10-IN-02-GE-TES-C Member countries Throughout year --
Bilateral Cooperation Between NPOs 10-IN-03-GE-BCBN-C Member countries Throughout year --
Development of Demonstration Companies 10-IN-04-GE-DMP-C Member countries Throughout year --
Dissemination of the Productivity Movement in Africa 10-IN-89-AD-SPP South Africa Throughout year --
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