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

Observational Study Mission from Myanmar on Innovative Rice Industry in Japan 15-AG-33-LD-DON-C-MYN (Project Implementation Plan) Japan 06/12/17 06/16/17 05/15/17
National Follow-up Program (NFP) 17-AG-39-GE-NFP-C Member countries 06/01/17 05/31/19 --
Training of Trainers on the Environmental Management System based on ISO 14000 17-IN-92-GE-DON-C-01 (Project Implementation Plan) Cambodia 10/09/17 10/13/17 --
Training Course on Total Factor Productivity and Productivity Measurement 17-IN-92-GE-DON-C-04 (Project Implementation Plan) Fiji 10/09/17 10/20/17 --
Training Course on Management Consultancy on Productivity Tools at National Level 17-IN-92-GE-DON-C-03 (Project Implementation Plan) Vietnam 09/11/17 09/23/17 --
Self-learning e-Course on Agribusiness Management (Advanced) 17-AG-23-GE-DLN-A-02 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 12/15/17 05/14/18 --
Strategic Planning Workshop for Senior Planning Officers of NPOs and APO Liaison Officers 17-RP-02-GE-LOM-A APO Secretariat 07/19/17 07/21/17 06/15/17
Training Course on Customer-oriented Business Excellence Management 17-IN-92-GE-DON-C-02 (Project Implementation Plan) ROC 06/30/17 07/04/17 --
Self-learning e-Course on Rural Entrepreneurship Development 17-AG-23-GE-DLN-A-04 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 09/11/17 02/10/18 --
Self-learning e-Course on Marketing Strategy and Product Branding for SMEs 16-IN-06-GE-TRC-A-6 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 05/01/17 10/30/17 --
Self-learning e-Course for the Agriculture Sector 17-AG-23-GE-DLN-A Member countries 01/01/17 12/31/17 --
International Conference on Policies for Productivity Growth 17-RP-04-GE-CON-A Sri Lanka 08/09/17 08/11/17 06/15/17
Workshop on the Common Assessment Framework (CAP) for the Public Sector 16-RP-12-GE-DON-C-01 (Project Implementation Plan) Philippines 08/21/17 08/25/17 06/17/17
Self-learning e-Course on Controlled-environment Agriculture 15-AG-23-GE-TRC-A-02 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 06/01/17 10/31/17 --
Institutional Strengthening of National Productivity Organizations by Development of Productivity Practitioners 16-IN-92-GE-DON-C (Project Implementation Plan) Pakistan 03/27/17 04/08/17 --
Training Course on Development of Productivity Practitioners: Advanced 17-IN-31-GE-TRC-A Malaysia 07/17/17 07/28/17 05/15/17
Review and Updating of the KM Facilitators Guide and KM Tools and Techniques Manual 16-RP-13-GE-RES-C-01 (Project Implementation Plan) Cambodia 02/16/17 08/16/17 --
National Training Course on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Greater Market Access in Myanmar 14-AG-29-LD-DON-C-MYN (Project Implementation Plan) Myanmar 02/06/17 02/10/17 --
Training Program on Productivity Improvement for the Supporting Industry 16-IN-60-SPP-TRC-B Selected member countries 01/01/17 12/31/19 --
National Conference on Innovations and Applications of New Technologies to Improve Productivity for Cambodian SMEs 16-AG-39-GE-NFP-C-11(Project Implementation Plan) Cambodia 02/13/17 02/15/17 --
Special Program for Promoting Public-private-sector Partnerships in Enhancing Food Value Chains in Asian Countries:Second Year 16-AG-34-SPP-DON-C APO Secretariat 02/01/17 01/31/18 --
Self-learning e-Course on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) 16-AG-23-GE-TRC-A-02 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 04/26/17 09/25/17 --
Self-learning e-Course on Agritourism Business Development 16-AG-23-GE-TRC-A-03 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 07/03/17 12/02/17 --
Self-learning e-Course on Food Safety Management (Basic) 16-AG-23-GE-TRC-A-04 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 06/01/17 10/31/17 --
National Conference on Development of Rural Tourism for Enhancing Livelihoods of Rural Communities in Sri Lanka 16-AG-39-GE-NFP-C-07 (Project Implementation Plan) Sri Lanka 02/23/17 02/24/17 --
Institutional Strengthening of National Productivity Organizations by Development of Productivity Practitioners 17-IN-92-GE-DON-C Member countries 01/01/17 12/31/17 03/10/17
Training Course on Business Excellence for Senior Assessors 17-IN-81-GE-TRC-B Fiji 05/29/17 06/02/17 03/31/17
Training Course on Development of Productivity Practitioners: Basic Program (DPP: Basic) 17-IN-30-GE-TRC-B Philippines 05/08/17 06/02/17 03/10/17
Research on Productivity Policy Implications for National Productivity Enhancement 17-RP-05-GE-RES-B (PN to be issued soon.) APO Secretariat To be decided To be decided --
Research Meeting on Strategic Labor Policies and Labor Productivity Enhancement 17-RP-08-GE-RMT-B (PN to be issued soon.) To be decided To be decided To be decided --
Research on Productivity Policy 17-RP-09-GE-RES-B (PN to be issued soon.) APO Secretariat To be decided To be decided --
Study Mission to a Nonmember Country on the Impact of Education Policies on National Productivity Growth 17-RP-11-GE-SMN-B (PN to be issued soon.) USA To be decided To be decided --
Research on Productivity Advisory Roles of International Organizations for APO Member Governments 17-RP-12-GE-RES-B (PN to be issued soon.) APO Secretariat To be decided To be decided --
Development of the Centers of Excellence: Expert Panel Meeting on the APO Center of Excellence Designation 15-RP-16-GE-DON-C-04 (Project Implementation Plan) APO Secretariat 01/24/17 01/24/17 --
Research for the APO Productivity Databook and Database 17-RP-13-GE-RES-A (PN to be issued soon.) APO Secretariat To be decided To be decided --
Research on Capacity Building of Member Countries in Productivity Measurement for NPOs (Phase I) 17-RP-14-GE-RES-B (PN to be issued soon.) APO Secretariat To be decided To be decided --
Research on Factors for Potential Total Factor Productivity Improvement for APO Economies 17-RP-15-GE-RES-B (PN to be issued soon.) APO Secretariat To be decided To be decided --
Research Meeting on Evidence-based Productivity Analysis and Policy Recommendations for APO Economies 17-RP-16-GE-RMT-B (PN to be issued soon.) To be decided To be decided To be decided --
Research on Capacity Development Need for Industry 4.0 17-RP-17-GE-RES-B (PN to be issued soon.) APO Secretariat To be decided To be decided --
Study Mission to a Nonmember Country on Development of Knowledge-based Business 17-RP-18-GE-SMN-A UK 03/03/17 03/08/17 02/13/17
Research on Monitoring and Evaluation of the Status of Productivity Enhancement in Member Countries 17-RP-19-GE-RES-B (PN to be issued soon.) APO Secretariat To be decided To be decided --
Research on Productivity Advisory Service to Member Governments and NPOs 17-RP-20-GE-RES-B (PN to be issued soon.) APO Secretariat To be decided To be decided --
Development of Centers of Excellence 17-RP-33-GE-DON-C (PN to be issued soon.) Member countries To be decided To be decided --

SME

e-Learning Course on ICT-based Services for Agricultural Extension 17-AG-01-GE-DLN-B (Session 2) India, IR Iran, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan 11/27/17 11/30/17 10/10/17
e-Learning Course on ICT-based Services for Agricultural Extension 17-AG-01-GE-DLN-B (Session 1) Bangladesh, Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam 10/03/17 10/06/17 08/27/17
Training Course on Planning and Management of Community-based Rural Tourism Projects 17-AG-25-GE-TRC-B IR Iran 10/28/17 11/01/17 08/27/17
Study Mission to a Nonmember Country on Enhancing Access for Agrifood Products 17-AG-11-GE-SMN-A Germany 10/09/17 10/14/17 --
Self-learning e-Course on Productivity Tools and Techniques (Basic) 17-IN-06-GE-DLN-A-02 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 04/01/17 11/30/17 --
Conference on Smart Agriculture for Sustainable, Inclusive Productivity 16-AG-41-GE-CON-A Japan 09/05/17 09/07/17 06/29/17
Training Course on Food Safety Management Systems: Basic Course for SMEs in the Food Industry 17-AG-31-GE-TRC-B Fiji 11/20/17 11/24/17 07/09/17
Training Course on Basic Productivity Tools for SMEs 17-IN-37-GE-TRC-B Fiji 08/21/17 08/25/17 06/26/17
Workshop on Revitalization of Rural Communities through Productivity Improvement Initiatives 17-AG-34-GE-WSP-A Indonesia 08/21/17 08/25/17 07/02/17
Asian Food and Agribusiness Conference: Enhancing Exports of Organic Products 17-AG-13-GE-CON-A Philippines 09/13/17 09/15/17 06/16/17
Training of Trainers in Total Quality Management for SMEs 17-IN-36-GE-TRC-A Mongolia 09/04/17 09/08/17 07/14/17
Self-learning e-Course on the Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSAS 18001) 17-IN-06-GE-DLN-A-01 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 01/01/17 12/31/17 --
Workshop on e-Business Modeling for Women Entrepreneurs 17-AG-24-GE-WSP-B ROC 06/19/17 06/23/17 04/20/17
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Community Development for Achieving Inclusive Growth: Saemaul Undong Model of Community-driven Development 17-AG-41-GE-OSM-A ROK 05/15/17 05/19/17 --
Multicountry Observational Study Mission for Mass Media Practitioners on Innovation and Productivity Promotion in SMEs 16-RP-34-GE-OSM-B Japan 02/20/17 02/24/17 01/31/17
Advanced Agribusiness Management Course for Executives and Managers 17-AG-12-GE-WSP-B Indonesia 02/27/17 03/03/17 01/27/17
Workshop on the Development of Productive Rural Communities through Social Enterprises 15-AG-11-GE-WSP-B Cambodia 02/06/17 02/10/17 11/24/16
Workshop on Emerging Roles of Producers' Associations and Farmers’ Cooperatives 17-AG-20-GE-WSP-B Bangladesh 04/23/17 04/27/17 02/28/17
Workshop on Management Consultancy in Total Quality Management (TQM) 17-IN-80-GE-WSP-B Fiji 04/24/17 04/28/17 02/24/17
Self-learning e-Courses for the Industry and Service Sectors 17-IN-06-GE-DLN-A Member countries 01/01/17 12/31/17 --
Workshop on Farm Mechanization: Crop Sector 17-AG-02-GE-WSP-B (PN to be issued soon.) India To be decided To be decided --
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Modern Food Production Process Management System 17-AG-35-GE/SPP-OSM-B (PN to be issued soon.) APO Secretariat To be decided To be decided --
Workshop on Total Productive Maintenance Applications in SMEs 17-IN-13-GE-WSP-B (PN to be issued soon.) ROC To be decided To be decided --
Training of Trainers on Lean Manufacturing for SMEs 17-IN-20-GE-TRC-B (PN to be issued soon.) Pakistan To be decided To be decided --
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on SME Development 17-IN-44-GE-OSM-B (PN to be issued soon.) IR Iran September 2017 September 2017 --
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on the Impact of Industrial Policy on SME Productivity 17-RP-06-GE-OSM-A (PN to be issued soon.) To be decided To be decided To be decided --
Conference on ICT Innovation for Promoting Productivity Growth in the SME Sector 17-RP-22-GE-CON-B (PN to be issued soon.) India 03/07/17 03/09/17 --
Research on Social Commerce in SMEs 17-RP-25-GE-RES-B (PN to be issued soon.) APO Secretariat To be decided To be decided --

Innovation

Workshop on Global Market Access Focusing on the Retail Industry 17-IN-27-GE-WSP-A Cambodia 11/13/17 11/17/17 08/31/17
International Forum on Productivity 17-RP-34-GE-CON-B Malaysia 09/12/17 09/14/17 07/19/17
Workshop on Corporate Sustainability Management for SMEs 17-IN-10-GE-WSP-A ROC 09/25/17 09/29/17 07/21/17
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on ICT Innovation in the Service Sector 17-IN-24-GE-OSM-A Bangladesh 10/02/17 10/05/17 08/01/17
Training Course on Knowledge Management and Innovation for Local Government Authorities 17-IN-52-GE-TRC-A IR Iran 08/26/17 08/30/17 06/06/17
Workshop on Productivity Measurement in the Higher Education Sector 17-IN-21-GE-WSP-A Indonesia 08/07/17 08/10/17 06/09/17
e-Learning Course on Customer Satisfaction Management for the Service Sector 17-IN-32-GE-DLN-A (Session 2) Bangladesh, India, IR Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka 08/21/17 08/24/17 08/11/17
Workshop on Innovative Water Resource Management 17-AG-03-GE-WSP-A IR Iran 07/22/17 07/26/17 05/10/17
Program Development Fund 17-RP-01-GE-RES-C APO Secretariat 01/01/17 12/31/17 --
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Innovation and Competitiveness in SMEs 17-IN-43-GE-OSM-B ROK 06/19/17 06/23/17 04/24/17
Workshop on Corporate Sustainability Management for SMEs 17-IN-09-GE-DLN-A (PN to be issued soon.) Member countries To be decided To be decided --
Workshop on Innovative Leadership and Talent Management for Public-sector Productivity 17-IN-11-GE-WSP-B (PN to be issued soon.) Sri Lanka May 2017 May 2017 --
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Human-centered Productivity 17-IN-26-GE-OSM-A (PN to be issued soon.) Sri Lanka To be decided To be decided --
Workshop on Corporate Social Responsibility in SMEs 17-IN-29-GE-WSP-A (PN to be issued soon.) Sri Lanka November 2017 November 2017 --
e-Learning Course on Customer Satisfaction Management for the Service Sector 17-IN-32-GE-DLN-A (Session 1) Cambodia, Fiji, Japaii, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Vietnam 07/25/17 07/28/17 07/14/17
Study Mission to a Nonmember Country on Benchmarking Initiatives for Local Government Leaders 17-IN-42-GE-SMN-B (PN to be issued soon.) Canada To be decided To be decided --
International Conference on Public-sector Productivity 17-IN-50-GE-CON-A (PN to be issued soon.) Philippines 08/15/17 08/17/17 --
Training Course for Labor-management Relations in SMEs 17-IN-51-GE-TRC-A (PN to be issued soon.) IR Iran November 2017 November 2017 --
Workshop on Regulatory Review for Improving the Ease of Doing Business 17-IN-60-GE-WSP-B (PN to be issued soon.) Philippines To be decided To be decided --
Workshop on Performance Management for the Public Sector 17-IN-71-GE-WSP-A (PN to be issued soon.) Philippines 10/17/17 10/20/17 --
Research on Science, Technology, and Innovation Policies in Member Countries and Implications for Productivity Enhancement 17-RP-10-GE-RES-B (PN to be issued soon.) APO Secretariat To be decided To be decided --
Research on Knowledge Productivity 17-RP-21-GE-RES-B (PN to be issued soon.) APO Secretariat To be decided To be decided --
Research on Public Policy Innovation for Human Capital Development 17-RP-23-GE-RES-B (PN to be issued soon.) APO Secretariat To be decided To be decided --
Study Mission to a Nonmember Country on Innovation Ecosystems 17-RP-26-GE-SMN-A (PN to be issued soon.) Europe To be decided To be decided --
Study Mission to a Nonmember Country on Lean Healthcare 16-IN-85-GE-SMN-A USA 06/05/17 06/09/17 04/09/17
APO Alumni Forum on Innovations and Best Practices in Productivity Promotion 16-RP-33-GE-CON-A Japan 03/14/17 03/17/17 02/10/17
Industrial Human Resources Development for Africa: Training Course on Development of Advanced Productivity Practitioners 16-IN-99-SPP-TRC Mauritius 02/06/17 02/17/17 12/15/16
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Public-Private-Academia Partnerships for Industrial Human Resources Development 16-RP-32-SPP-OSM-B Japan 03/27/17 04/01/17 02/02/17
Top Management Forum on Knowledge Management for SMEs 17-IN-90-GE-CON-A Republic of Korea 03/14/17 03/16/17 02/10/17
Training Course on Business Excellence for SMEs 17-IN-28-GE-TRC-B Singapore 02/28/17 03/03/17 01/31/17
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Industrial Human Resources Development for Women 16-RP-31-SPP-OSM-B Japan 04/03/17 04/07/17 02/10/17
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Public-sector Productivity for High-level Officials 17-IN-25-GE-OSM-B ROC 05/22/17 05/26/17 03/22/17
Workshop on Public-sector Leadership 17-IN-48-GE-WSP-A Philippines 05/15/17 05/19/17 03/15/17
Construction of Productivity Forecasting Model Framework 17-RP-35-GE-RES-B (PN to be issued soon.) APO Secretariat To be decided To be decided --
International Conference on Promoting the 4th Industrial Revolution in Asia / Industry 4.0 17-RP-36-GE-CON-A (PN to be issued soon.) APO Secretariat 07/24/17 07/26/17 --
Research on Agricultural Land Productivity Measurement 17-AG-14-GE-RES-B (PN to be issued soon.) APO Secretariat To be decided To be decided --
e-Learning Course on Food Safety Risk Management in Food Supply Chains 17-AG-28-GE-DLN-B (PN to be issued soon.) Member countries To be decided To be decided --
Forum on Strengthening Food Safety Standards 17-AG-29-GE-CON-B (PN to be issued soon.) Sri Lanka To be decided To be decided --
Study Mission to a Nonmember Country on Functional and Future Food 17-AG-30-GE-SMN-A (PN to be issued soon.) USA To be decided To be decided --
Workshop on Cold Chain and Logistics Management for Agrifood Products 17-AG-32-GE-WSP-B (PN to be issued soon.) Fiji To be decided To be decided --
Workshop on Food Quality Standards for Enhancing Market Access 17-AG-33-GE-WSP-B (PN to be issued soon.) Vietnam To be decided To be decided --
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Food Value Chain Management 17-AG-36-GE/SPP-OSM-B (PN to be issued soon.) APO Secretariat To be decided To be decided --
Research on Agriculture Policies in Asia 17-AG-38-GE-RES-B (PN to be issued soon.) To be decided To be decided --

Green Productivity

2nd International Conference on Biofertilizers and Biopesticides 17-AG-40-GE-CON-A ROC 08/08/17 08/11/17 07/03/17
Training Course on Management Consultancy on Green Productivity Focusing on SMEs 17-IN-33-GE-TRC-A ROC 09/11/17 09/22/17 07/26/17
Training of Trainers and Consultants in Green Productivity (APO-certified GP Specialists) 17-IN-34-GE-TRC-A ROC 08/14/17 09/01/17 06/09/17
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Energy Efficiency and Energy Management Practices for SMEs 17-IN-94-GE-OSM-A ROC 07/24/17 07/28/17 06/02/17
Asian Forum on SMART Agriculture: Futuristic Technologies for Sustainable Farming 17-AG-04-GE-CON-A (PN to be issued soon.) Thailand November 2017 November 2017 --
Workshop on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management in Agriculture 17-AG-08-GE-WSP-A (PN to be issued soon.) Sri Lanka October 2017 October 2017 --
Workshop on Waste Management in Agriculture and Agribusiness 17-AG-16-GE-WSP-A (PN to be issued soon.) Bangladesh February 2017 February 2017 --
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Solar and Biomass Energy Applications 17-IN-47-GE-OSM-A (PN to be issued soon.) To be decided To be decided To be decided --
e-Learning Course on Green Productivity 17-IN-68-GE-DLN-B (PN to be issued soon.) Member countries To be decided To be decided --
International Environmental and Economic Forum 17-RP-32-GE-CON-A (PN to be issued soon.) Vietnam To be decided To be decided --
Eco-products International Fair 16-RP-20-GE-CON-B Vietnam 05/11/17 05/13/17 --
International Environmental and Economic Forum:Action for the Future and Moving toward a Virtuous Circle for Sustainable Development 16-RP-23-GE-CON-A Vietnam 05/11/17 05/13/17 03/13/17
Workshop on Material Flow Cost Accounting 17-IN-22-GE-WSP-A Bangladesh 03/27/17 03/30/17 02/06/17
Workshop on Successful Models of Integrated Farming 17-AG-06-GE-WSP-B Bangladesh 05/07/17 05/11/17 03/06/17

Individual-country Program

Observational Study Mission from Myanmar on Innovative Rice Industry in Japan 13-AG-34-SPP-OSM-C-MYN (Project Implementation Plan) Japan 06/12/17 06/16/17 05/15/17
Program Development Fund: Establishment of the APO Future Intelligence Center 13-RP-15-GE-RES-C-03 (Project Implementation Plan) APO Secretariat 02/15/17 02/14/18 --
Workshop on Results-oriented Monitoring and Evaluation of Capacity Development Programs and Projects 15-RP-15-GE-RES-C-01 (Project Implementation Plan) Japan 11/13/17 11/15/17 09/15/17
Technical Expert Services 17-IN-02-GE-TES-C Member countries 01/01/17 12/31/17 --
Bilateral Cooperation Between NPOs (BCBN) 17-IN-03-GE-BCBN-C Member countries 01/01/17 12/31/17 --
Individual-country Observational Study Missions 17-IN-01-GE-OSM-C Member countries 01/01/17 12/31/17 03/31/17
Development of Demonstration Companies 17-IN-04-GE-DMP-C Member countries 01/01/17 12/31/17 --

Information Program

International Conference on Industry 4.0 and the Future of Productivity 11-RP-32-SPP-INF-01 ROC 05/23/17 05/25/17 04/24/17
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