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
Deadline

National Productivity Organization

Institutional Strengthening of NPOs through the Development of Productivity Practitioners 15-IN-92-GE-DON-C (Project Implementation Plan) IR Iran 12/19/15 12/23/15 --
Research for the APO Productivity Databook and Database 15-RP-03-GE-RES-A APO Secretariat 11/01/15 10/31/16 11/30/15
National Conference on Enhancing the Roles of Mass Media in Innovation and Knowledge Transfer to Improve Productivity and Competitiveness of the Rice Sector in Cambodia 15-AG-39-GE-NFP-C-3 (Project Implementation Plan) Cambodia 12/07/15 12/09/15 --
National Conference on Enhancing the Role of Mass Media Practitioners in Knowledge Transfer to Improve Agricultural Productivity and Farmers’ Welfare in Nepal 15-AG-39-GE-NFP-C-2 (Project Implementation Plan) Nepal 12/01/15 12/03/15 --
Workshop on Need Assessment of Member Countries in Improving Public-sector Productivity and Performance 15-RP-16-GE-DON-C-02 (Project Implementation Plan) Philippines 12/08/15 12/10/15 10/23/15
Institutional Strengthening of National Productivity Organizations (NPOs) through the Development of Productivity Practitioners (Sri Lanka) 15-IN-92-GE-DON-C (Project Implementation Plan) Sri Lanka 10/12/15 10/23/15 --
Institutional Strengthening of NPOs through the Development of Productivity Practitioners (Mongolia) 15-IN-92-GE-DON-C (Project Implementation Plan) Mongolia 10/05/15 10/16/15 --
Institutional Strengthening of NPOs through the Development of Productivity Practitioners (Fiji) 15-IN-92-GE-DON-C (Project Implementation Plan) Fiji 11/16/15 11/27/15 --
Development of Centers of Excellence 15-RP-16-GE-DON-C-01 (Project Implementation Plan) Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg 09/27/15 10/02/15 --
National Conference on Enhancing the Role of Mass Media Practitioners in Knowledge Transfer to Improve Agricultural Productivity 15-AG-39-GE-NFP-C-1 (Project Implementation Plan) Bangladesh 09/20/15 09/22/15 --
Self-learning e-Course on the Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSAS 18001) 15-IN-06-GE-TRC-A-04 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 08/04/15 11/03/15 --
Self-leaming e-Course on Waste Management in Agribusiness 15-AG-23-GE-TRC-A (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 12/14/15 05/13/16 --
Development of Center of Excellence 15-RP-16-GE-DON-C APO Secretariat 01/01/15 12/31/15 01/01/15
Institutional Strengthening of National Productivity Organizations (NPOs) throuth the Development of Productivity Practitioners (Bangladesh) 15-IN-92-GE-DON-C (Project Implementation Plan) Bangladesh 08/16/15 08/28/15 --
Training Course on Development of Productivity Practitioners: Advanced Program (DPP: Advanced) 15-IN-31-GE-TRC-B Malaysia 10/19/15 11/06/15 08/19/15
Self-learning e-Course on Green Growth and Ways to Operationalize It for Green Economy Development: Basic Course 15-IN-06-GE-TRC-A-03 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 08/17/15 11/16/15 --
Self-learning e-Course for the Agriculture Sector 15-AG-23-GE-TRC-A Member countries 01/01/15 12/31/15 --
Self-learning e-Course on SA8000:2014 Social Accountability International 15-IN-06-GE-TRC-A-02 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 07/10/15 10/09/15 --
Self-learning e-Course on ISO 26000:2010 - Guidance on Social Responsibility 15-IN-06-GE-TRC-A-01 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 07/01/15 09/30/15 --
Research on Institutions Offering Productivity Courses 15-RP-06-GE-RES-B APO Secretariat 10/01/15 09/30/16 08/03/15
Workshop on Developing and Strengthening Consulting Capacities of NPOs 15-RP-05-GE-WSP-A ROC 08/11/15 08/14/15 06/15/15
Workshop on Productivity Promotion Practices and Strategies for NPOs 15-IN-14-GE-WSP-A Singapore 08/25/15 08/28/15 06/26/15
Workshop on Results-based Management for Public-sector Organizations 15-RP-11-GE-WSP-B Vietnam 06/09/15 06/12/15 04/27/15
Training Course on Development of Productivity Practitioners: Basic Program (DPP: Basic) 15-IN-30-GE-TRC-B Philippines 06/01/15 06/26/15 04/01/15
Strategic Planning Workshop for APO Liaison Officers 15-RP-14-GE-LOM-A APO Secretariat 07/01/15 07/03/15 05/08/15
Self-learning e-Course on Value Addition to Agriculture Products 13-AG-23-GE-TRC-A (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 04/01/15 08/31/15 --
Special Program for Capacity Building in Food Industry in the ASEAN Least Developed Countries : First Year 14-AG-29-LD-DON-C Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar 02/01/15 01/31/16 --
Workshop on Knowledge Management Adoption and Monitoring for NPOs 15-RP-09-GE-WSP-B Cambodia 06/02/15 06/05/15 04/15/15
Workshop on Social Marketing and Networking for National Productivity Organizations (NPOs) 15-RP-01-GE-WSP-B Bangladesh 05/12/15 05/15/15 03/27/15
Self-learning e-Course for the Industry and Service Sectors 15-IN-06-GE-TRC-A Member countries 01/01/15 12/31/15 --
Development of the Center of Excellence: Workshop on Policy Development for Green Productivity Promotion 14-RP-12-GE-DON-C (Project Implementation Plan) ROC 03/10/15 03/13/15 01/26/15
Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation: Basic Course 14-IN-06-GE-TRC-A (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 02/10/15 05/11/15 --
Self-learning e-Course on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Increasing Farm Productivity, Safe Sustainable Production, and Market Access 14-AG-23-GE-TRC-A (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 12/01/14 04/30/15 --
Development of the Center of Excellence 13-RP-16-GE-DON-C (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 10/01/14 03/01/15 --
Self-learning e-Course on Information Security Management System (ISO 27001) 14-IN-06-GE-TRC-A (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 11/03/14 02/03/15 --
Research for the APO Productivity Databook 14-RP-01-GE-RES-A/C Member countries 10/01/14 09/30/15 11/07/14
Strengthening of National Productivity Organizations Assistance Program 13-RP-20-GE-RES-B APO Secretariat 04/01/14 03/31/15 03/15/14
National Follow-up Program 15-AG-39-GE-NFP-C Member countries -- -- --
Institutional Strengthening of National Productivity Organizations (NPOs) through the Development of Productivity Practitioners 15-IN-92-GE-DON-C Member countries 01/01/15 12/31/15 --
Special Program for Promoting Public-private-sector Partnerships in Enhancing Food Value Chains in Asian Countries: First Year 15-AG-34-AC-DON-C Member countries 02/01/16 01/31/17 --

SME

Research on Successful Agribusiness Models: Case Studies of Value Chain Analysis for Agro-processing Enterprises 15-AG-21-GE-RES-B APO Secretariat 11/01/15 10/31/16 --
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on SME Development 15-IN-44-GE-OSM-B Sri Lanka 11/30/15 12/04/15 09/14/15
Workshop for Women on Productivity Tools and Techniques for Micro and Small Agrifood-processing Businesses 15-AG-06-GE-WSP-B Malaysia 11/16/15 11/20/15 09/28/15
Training Course on Food Safety Management Systems: Basic Course for SMEs in the Food Industry 15-AG-05-GE-TRC-B/C Pakistan 11/23/15 11/27/15 08/21/15
Training Course on Industrial Engineering Techniques for Productivity Improvement in SMEs 15-IN-73-GE-TRC-B Fiji 11/23/15 11/27/15 09/01/15
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Revitalizing Rural Economies for More Inclusive Development 15-AG-15-GE-OSM-B ROC 09/14/15 09/18/15 07/03/15
Workshop on Labor-Management Relations 14-IN-98-SPP-WSP-A Japan 09/28/15 10/02/15 07/28/15
Training Course on Lean Production Systems in Agribusiness to Improve the Productivity and Sustainability of Agribusiness SMEs 15-AG-03-GE-TRC-B Philippines 07/06/15 07/10/15 05/16/15
Workshop on SME Innovation and Quality Management for Myanmar to Increase Productivity 14-IN-97-SPP-WSP Japan 09/07/15 09/11/15 06/26/15
Training of Trainers in Total Quality Management for SMEs 15-IN-36-GE-TRC-B Fiji 05/18/15 05/22/15 03/13/15
Workshop on Total Productive Maintenance Applications in SMEs 15-IN-13-GE-WSP-B Mongolia 05/04/15 05/08/15 03/02/15
Workshop on Market Access for SMEs in the Service Sector 15-IN-39-GE-WSP-B ROK 03/10/15 03/13/15 01/30/15
National Conference on Development and Promotion of Homestays and Farmstays to Increase Farm Household Incomes in Sri Lanka 14-AG-24-GE-TRC-B/C-SLK (Project Implementation Plan) Sri Lanka 09/15/15 09/16/15 --
Training Course on Rural Entrepreneurship Development 14-AG-15-GE-TRC-B Fiji 03/02/15 03/06/15 01/15/14
Workshop on Development of Business Models for Women Entrepreneurs 14-AG-06-GE-WSP-B IR Iran 01/24/15 01/28/15 11/24/14
Training Course on Customer Relationship Management (CRM) for SMEs 15-IN-70-GE-TRC-B To be decided To be decided To be decided --

Innovation

National Workshops on Productivity Enhancement through Innovative Postharvest Management Tools and Technologies for Food, Fruit, and Vegetable Products 14-AG-05-GE-WSP-B/C-VNM (Project Implementation Plan) Vietnam 02/29/16 03/04/16 --
Advanced Agribusiness Management Course for Executives and Managers 16-AG-09-GE-WSP-B Thailand 07/25/16 07/29/16 05/30/16
Workshop on Sustainable Community Development 15-IN-91-SPP-WSP-B ROK 11/23/15 11/27/15 10/09/15
Research on Aging Society and Gender Mainstreaming in Human Capital Development 15-RP-18-GE-RES-B APO Secretariat 11/01/15 11/30/16 10/12/15
Study Mission to a Nonmember Country on the Use of ICT in Service-sector Firms for Productivity Improvement 15-IN-24-GE-SMN-B USA 11/09/15 11/13/15 09/30/15
e-Learning Course on Business Excellence for the Service Industry 15-IN-15-GE-TRC-B (Session 2) Cambodia, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan 12/14/15 12/17/15 11/13/15
e-Learning Course on Business Excellence for the Service Industry 15-IN-15-GE-TRC-B (Session 1) Bangladesh, IR Iran, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam 11/09/15 11/12/15 01/09/15
e-Learning Course on KM for SME Top Management 15-IN-17-GE-TRC-B (Session 2) Bangladesh, India, IR Iran, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka 11/16/15 11/19/15 10/19/15
e-Learning Course on KM for SME Top Management 15-IN-17-GE-TRC-B (Session 1) Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam 09/28/15 10/01/15 08/28/15
e-Learning Course on Business Excellence for the Public Sector 15-IN-61-GE-TRC-B (Session 2) Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Philippines, Vietnam 12/01/15 12/04/15 10/30/15
e-Learning Course on Business Excellence for the Public Sector 15-IN-61-GE-TRC-B (Session 1) Bangladesh, India, IR Iran, Nepal, Sri Lanka 10/05/15 10/08/15 09/04/15
Research on Knowledge Management Models in the Public Sector 15-RP-07-GE-RES-B APO Secretariat 09/01/15 08/31/16 07/31/15
Study Mission to Germany on Modern Quality Control and Inspection Systems for Food Products 15-AG-20-GE-SMN-A Germany 10/12/15 10/17/15 07/31/15
Research on Agricultural Policies in Asia 15-AG-38-GE-RES-B APO Secretariat 07/01/15 12/31/16 06/24/15
Workshop on Measurement of Productivity in the Public Sector 15-RP-02-GE-WSP-A Philippines 11/09/15 11/13/15 09/01/15
Workshop on Diversity Management and Human Capital Strategy 15-RP-12-GE-WSP-B Pakistan 10/06/15 10/09/15 08/03/15
Research on Measuring Productivity in Higher Education 15-RP-10-GE-RES-B APO Secretariat 11/01/15 10/31/16 08/07/15
APO National Training Course on Postharvest Management of Fruit and Vegetables for Enhancing Farmers' Income and National Food Security 14-AG-05-GE-WSP-B/C-CAM (Project Implementation Plan) Cambodia 06/22/15 06/25/15 --
Workshop on Youth Employment Issues in APO Economies 15-RP-17-GE-WSP-B IR Iran 08/02/15 08/05/15 06/15/15
Workshop on Agricultural Productivity Measurement 15-AG-14-GE-WSP-B IR Iran 08/22/15 08/26/15 06/19/15
Training Course on Business Excellence for SMEs 15-IN-28-GE-TRC-B Singapore 10/12/15 10/15/15 08/10/15
Workshop on Innovation, Incubation, and Entrepreneurship: Identifying and Commercializing New Opportunities 15-IN-23-GE-WSP-B ROC 08/24/15 08/28/15 06/19/15
Advanced Agribusiness Management Course for Executives and Managers 15-AG-09-GE-WSP-B Thailand 07/20/15 07/24/15 05/22/15
Workshop on Change Management in the Public Sector 15-RP-08-GE-WSP-A Sri Lanka 08/10/15 08/13/15 06/05/15
Training Course on Value Addition to Agriculture Products for Increasing Productivity 15-AG-07-GE-TRC-B Sri Lanka 09/07/15 09/13/15 07/07/15
Workshop on Benchmarking of Local Governments (Municipal Level) for Improving their Service Delivery and Productivity 15-IN-42-GE-WSP-B Indonesia 08/10/15 08/14/15 06/19/15
Study Mission to a Nonmember Country on Food Innovations for Enhancing the Productivity and Competitiveness of the Agrifood Industry 15-AG-02-GE-SMN-A USA 06/24/15 06/29/15 04/30/15
Training Course on Industrial Human Resources Development for Africa 14-IN-99-SPP-TRC South Africa 06/15/15 06/26/15 05/15/15
Observational Study Mission on Innovation and Competitiveness in SMEs 15-IN-96-GE-OSM-B ROK 08/25/15 08/28/15 06/19/15
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Branding Local Specific Agricultural Products through the Use of Geographical Indications 14-AG-11-GE/DC-OSM-B Japan 05/25/15 05/30/15 04/04/15
Workshop on Performance Management for the Public Sector 15-IN-80-GE-WSP-A Sri Lanka 06/22/15 06/26/15 05/15/15
Multicountry Observational Study Mission for High-level Public-sector Officials on Public-sector Productivity 15-IN-25-GE-OSM-B Indonesia 05/25/15 05/29/15 04/17/15
Workshop on Customer Satisfaction (CS) Measurement and CS Index Development for the Service Industry 15-IN-32-GE-WSP-B ROC 06/08/15 06/12/15 04/10/15
Training Course on Information Security Management Systems Based on ISO 27000 15-IN-08-GE-TRC-B Indonesia 05/11/15 05/15/15 03/07/15
Workshop on Lean Applications Focusing on the Service Industry 15-IN-19-GE-WSP-B Thailand 06/15/15 06/19/15 04/15/15
Training Course on e-Marketing of Agrifood Products 15-AG-30-GE-TRC-B ROC 05/11/15 05/15/15 03/13/15
Training Course on Lean Manufacturing Systems 15-IN-20-GE-TRC-B Malaysia 04/07/15 04/18/15 --
Conference on Expanding Business Excellence in the Asia-Pacific 14-IN-09-GE-CON-A Pakistan 03/31/15 04/02/15 02/06/15
Training Course on Food Safety and Quality Standards for Market Access 14-AG-03-GE-TRC-B Pakistan 01/12/15 01/17/15 09/30/14
Workshop on Measuring Productivity in Healthcare 15-IN-81-GE-WSP-A IR Iran To be decided To be decided --

Green Productivity

Research on Green Productivity and Productivity Measurement Program for Myanmar 15-RP-24-SPP-RES-C APO Secretariat 12/01/15 11/30/16 --
Development of Demonstration Companies 15-IN-99-SPP-DMP-C Bangladesh, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka 09/10/15 07/31/16 02/29/16
Expansion of the Network of the International Green Productivity Advisory Committee (I-GPAC) and Green Productivity Advisory Committees (GPACs) 15-RP-22-GE-TIA-B-02 (Project Implementation Plan) ROC 11/12/15 11/13/15 --
e-Learning Course on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Greater Market Access 15-AG-04-GE-TRC-B (Session 2) Cambodia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam 11/04/15 11/06/15 10/02/15
e-Learning Course on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Greater Market Access 15-AG-04-GE-TRC-B (Session 1) Bangladesh, India, IR Iran, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka 10/13/15 10/15/15 09/11/15
Research on Need Assessment for Energy Conservation in Member Countries 15-IN-97-SPP-RES-B Member countries 08/01/15 03/31/16 --
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Solar and Renewable Energy 13-IN-84-SPP-OSM-B-01 (Project Implementation Plan) Japan 11/23/15 11/27/15 09/25/15
Workshop on Climate Change-resilient Agriculture Systems 15-AG-16-GE-WSP-B Pakistan 11/30/15 12/04/15 08/07/15
Eco-products International Fair 14-IN-54-GE-TIA-B Thailand 06/08/16 06/11/16 --
e-Learning Course on Nonchemical Pest Management in Agriculture 15-AG-32-GE-TRC-B (Session 1) Cambodia, Mongolia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam 09/08/15 09/10/15 08/24/15
e-Learning Course on Nonchemical Pest Management in Agriculture 15-AG-32-GE-TRC-B (Session 2) Bangladesh, India, IR Iran, Pakistan, Sri Lanka 12/07/15 12/09/15 11/23/15
Development of a Network of Green Productivity Advisory Committees (GPACs) 15-RP-22-GE-TIA-B-01 (Project Implementation Plan) Japan 11/25/15 11/27/15 08/31/15
International Conference on Applications of the Green Productivity Approach in New and Emerging Industries 15-RP-04-GE-CON-A ROC 09/15/15 09/17/15 07/06/15
Workshop on Agritourism Business Development 15-AG-31-GE-WSP-B Indonesia 08/03/15 08/07/15 06/08/15
Top Management Forum with Focus on Smart Grids and Green Productivity 15-IN-46-GE-CON-A ROK 11/17/15 11/19/15 09/18/15
Workshop on Development of Ecocities 15-RP-13-GE-WSP-B ROC 06/23/15 06/26/15 04/30/15
Expansion of a Network of the International Green Productivity Advisory Committee (I-GPAC) and Green Productivity Advisory Committees (GPACs) 15-RP-22-GE-TIA-B APO Secretariat 04/01/15 03/31/16 --
Workshop on Material Flow Cost Accounting (MFCA) 14-IN-22-GE-CON-B Indonesia 08/24/15 08/28/15 06/22/15
Training of Trainers and Consultants in Green Productivity 15-IN-34-GE-TRC-A ROC 07/06/15 07/24/15 05/13/15
Workshop on Advanced Energy Technologies in the Manufacturing Sector 15-IN-05-GE-WSP-B Indonesia 06/01/15 06/05/15 04/13/15
Training Course on Management Consultancy with Special Focus on Green Productivity 15-IN-33-GE-TRC-A Fiji 07/27/15 08/05/15 05/29/15
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Energy Efficiency 15-IN-64-GE-OSM-B Japan 01/26/15 01/30/15 11/28/14
Training Course on Material Flow Cost Accounting (MFCA) in the Food-processing Industry 15-AG-17-GE-TRC-B/C Pakistan To be decided To be decided --
Workshop on Material Flow Cost Accounting (ISO 14051) 15-IN-22-GE-WSP-B To be decided To be decided To be decided --
Expansion of the Eco-Products Database 15-RP-21-GE-RES-B APO Secretariat -- -- --
Asia Environment and Economic Forum 15-RP-23-GE-CON-A To be decided To be decided To be decided --

Individual-country Program

Development of Demonstration Companies (Application of On-Grid Solar Power Systems for Promotion of Renewable Energy, Lao PDR) 15-IN-04-GE-DMP-C-04 (Project Implementation Plan) Lao PDR 06/01/15 To be decided --
Development of Demonstration Companies (Application of Resilient, Resource-efficient, Vibrant Energy Sources for the Development of a Green Economy, India) 15-IN-04-GE-DMP-C-03 (Project Implementation Plan) India 07/01/15 To be decided --
Development of Demonstration Companies (Material Flow Cost Accounting, Mongolia) 15-IN-04-GE-DMP-C-02 (Project Implementation Plan) Mongolia 06/01/15 To be decided --
Individual-country Observational Study Missions 15-IN-01-GE-OSM-C Member countries -- -- --
Technical Expert Services 15-IN-02-GE-TES-C Member countries 01/01/15 12/31/15 --
Bilateral Cooperation Between NPOs 15-IN-03-GE-BCBN-C Member countries 01/01/15 12/31/15 --
Development of Demonstration Companies 15-IN-04-GE-DMP-C Member countries -- -- --
Program Development Fund 15-RP-15-GE-RES-C APO Secretariat -- -- --
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