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

National Productivity Organization

Workshop on Development of Productivity Champions 18-IN-31-GE-WSP-A IR Iran To be decided To be decided --
Forum on Green Productivity and the Future of Sustainable Development 18-RP-44-GE-DON-C-02 (Project Implementation Plan) ROC 09/18/18 09/20/18 08/18/18
Development of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Systems for the APO Centers of Excellence (COE) 17-RP-33-GE-DON-C-03 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 07/01/18 12/31/18 --
National Workshop on Productivity Management in Higher Education-Strategies for Emerging Contexts 17-AG-39-GE-NFP-C-10 (Project Implementation Plan) India 07/19/18 07/21/18 --
Training of Trainers on Benchmarking to Enhance Organizational Excellence in the Service Sector 18-IN-81-GE-TRC-B Fiji 12/10/18 12/14/18 10/12/18
International Conference on Public-sector Productivity 18-RP-48-GE-CON-A Philippines 11/22/18 11/24/18 09/15/18
Productivity Enhancement through Applications of Industry 4.0 in Fiji 17-AG-39-GE-NFP-C-11 (Project Implementation Plan) Fiji 06/18/18 06/23/18 --
National Conference on Promoting Public-private-sector Partnerships in Enhancing Food Value Chains in Pakistan 16-AG-34-SPP-DON-C-PAK (CON-2) Pakistan 06/23/18 06/24/18 --
Development of Centers of Excellence 18-RP-33-GE-DON-C 06/01/18 05/31/19 --
Training of Trainers and Consultants in Green Productivity (APO-certified GP Specialists) 17-AG-39-GE-NFP-C-09 (Project Implementation Plan) Pakistan 07/09/18 07/13/18 --
National Conference-cum-Workshop on Public-sector Productivity for High-level Public-sector Officials 17-AG-39-GE-NFP-C-03 (Project Implementation Plan) Mongolia 05/30/18 06/01/18 --
Strengthening the Programs of the Center of Excellence on IT for Industry 4.0 18-RP-42-GE-DON-C APO Secretariat 04/18/18 04/17/19 --
Strengthening the Programs of the Center of Excellence on Green Productivity (GP) 18-RP-44-GE-DON-C-01 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 04/01/18 03/31/19 --
Self-learning e-Course on Agribusiness Management (Advanced) 17-AG-23-GE-DLN-A-02 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 12/15/17 12/31/18 --
National Conference on Advanced Food Safety Management Systems in Cambodia 16-AG-33-SPP-DON-C-CAM (CON-1) Cambodia 05/17/18 05/18/18 --
Data Skills Program: Fundamental Course 18-RP-01-GE-RES-C-05 (Project Implementation Plan) Japan 05/30/18 06/01/18 --
Research on Capacity Development Needs for Industry 4.0 17-RP-17-GE-RES-B APO Secretariat 09/01/18 03/31/19 07/15/18
Strategic Foresight Capability Building in the Public Sector for NPO Heads (2nd Round) 18-RP-01-GE-RES-C-03 (Project Implementation Plan) Japan 06/05/18 06/08/18 05/11/18
National Training of Trainers on Advanced Rice Farming for Sustainable Productivity 16-AG-33-SPP-DON-C-LAO (TRC) (Project Implementation Plan) Lao PDR 05/23/18 05/25/18 --
Establishment of the APO Future Intelligence Center 18-RP-01-GE-RES-C-01 (Project Implementation Plan) APO Secretariat 02/15/18 02/14/19 --
APO Business Model Transformation Project 18-RP-01-GE-RES-C-02 (Project Implementation Plan) APO Secretariat 02/27/18 05/01/18 --
National Follow-up Program (NFP) 18-AG-39-GE-NFP-C Member countries 06/01/18 12/31/18 --
Program Development Fund 18-RP-01-GE-RES-C APO Secretariat 01/01/18 12/31/18 --
Strengthening the Programs of the Center of Excellence on Green Productivity 18-RP-44-GE-DON-C APO Secretariat 03/08/18 03/07/19 --
National Conference on Cold Chain and Logistics Management for Agrifood Products in Indonesia 16-AG-34-SPP-DON-C-IDN (CON-1) (Project Implementation Plan) Indonesia 04/04/18 04/05/18 --
Impact Evaluation Study 18-RP-03-GE-IMP-A APO Secretariat 03/01/18 09/30/18 --
Workshop on Productivity Measurement in SMEs 18-IN-80-GE-WSP-B Fiji 09/03/18 09/07/18 06/04/18
Certified Productivity Practitioners' Course 18-IN-30-GE-TRC-A Philippines 08/20/18 08/31/18 06/23/18
Special Program for Promoting Public-private-sector Partnerships in Enhancing Food Value Chains in Asian Countries: Third Year 17-AG-42-SPP-DON-C Member countries 02/01/18 11/30/18 --
Demonstration Company Project on Advanced Food Safety Management Systems for SMEs: Phase II 15-AG-33-LD-DON-C-CAM (DEM-1) (Project Implementation Plan) Cambodia 02/01/18 05/31/18 --
Strategic Planning Workshop for Senior Planning Officers of NPOs 18-RP-34-GE-SPW-A Japan 07/11/18 07/12/18 04/30/18
APO Productivity Practitioners Certification Management System 18-IN-70-GE-RES-A APO Secretariat 01/01/18 12/31/18 01/23/18
National Conference and Training of Trainers in Green Productivity 17-AG-39-GE-NFP-C-08 (Project Implementation Plan) Cambodia 03/26/18 03/30/18 --
National Workshop on Development of Rural Tourism Networks and Clusters for Enhancing the Competitiveness of Small Enterprises 17-AG-39-GE-NFP-C-07 (Project Implementation Plan) Philippines 05/21/18 04/25/18 --
Training of Trainers in Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Women Small Farmers 17-AG-39-GE-NFP-C-06 (Project Implementation Plan) IR Iran 01/07/18 01/11/18 --
Workshop on Developing Productivity Specialists in the Public Sector 16-RP-12-GE-DON-C-02 (Project Implementation Plan) Philippines 03/12/18 03/16/18 02/02/18
Industrial Human Resources Development for Africa: Training Course on Development of Advanced Productivity Practitioners 17-IN-99-SPP-TRC Namibia 03/05/18 03/14/18 01/19/18
Training of Trainers in Total Productive Maintenance Applications for Manufacturing 18-IN-13-GE-TRC-B Bangladesh 04/29/18 05/03/18 03/09/18


Training of Trainers on Quality Standards for Agricultural Products to Enhance Market Access 18-AG-32-GE-TRC-A Lao PDR 12/10/18 12/14/18 10/31/18
Self-learning e-Course on Smart Farm Mechanization 18-AG-23-GE-DLN-A-06 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 11/15/18 05/14/19 --
Self-learning e-Course on Smart Manufacturing: Advanced 17-IN-06-GE-DLN-A-08 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 08/01/18 12/31/18 --
Self-learning e-Course on Future Food: Exploring Business Opportunities 18-AG-23-GE-DLN-A-04 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 11/01/18 04/30/19 --
Self-learnning e-Course on Business Models for Women Entrepreneurs 18-AG-23-GE-DLN-A-05 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 10/15/18 04/14/19 --
Research on Successful Agribusiness Models: Case Studies of Value Chain Analysis for Agroprocessing Enterprises 17-AG-44-GE-RES-B APO Secretariat 06/01/18 05/31/19 --
Workshop on International Marketing of Agrifood Products 18-AG-11-GE-WSP-A Philippines 11/06/18 11/09/18 08/28/18
Multicountry Observational Study Mission (OSM) on Best Practices in Agrotourism 18-AG-24-GE-OSM-A ROC 11/19/18 11/23/18 09/19/18
Training of Trainers on Ecotourism and Agrotourism 18-AG-54-GE-TRC-B fiji 10/22/18 10/26/18 08/31/18
Workshop on Innovative Rural Community Development Models 18-AG-22-GE-WSP-A Indonesia 10/22/18 10/26/18 08/31/18
Self-learning e-Course on the Energy Management System Auditors' Course 17-IN-06-GE-DLN-A-09 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 05/01/18 12/31/18 --
Self-learning e-Course on Smart Manufacturing: Basic 17-IN-06-GE-DLN-A-07 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 05/01/18 12/31/18 --
Self-learning e-Course on Green Productivity and Integrated Management Systems 17-IN-06-GE-DLN-A-12 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 05/01/18 12/31/18 --
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on SME Development 18-IN-44-GE-OSM-A ROK 09/10/18 09/14/18 07/13/18
Multicounty Observational Study Mission on Innovation and Competitiveness in SMEs 18-IN-43-GE-OSM-B ROC 09/10/18 09/14/18 07/10/18
Training of Trainers in Lean Manufacturing Systems 18-IN-20-GE-TRC-A Malaysia 07/09/18 07/13/18 05/18/18
Training of Trainers on Strengthening the Participation of Producers' Associations and Farmers' Cooperatives in Value Chains 18-AG-19-GE-TRC-B IR Iran To be decided To be decided 05/06/18
Self-learning e-Courses for the Industry and Service Sectors 18-IN-06-GE-DLN-A Member countries 01/01/18 01/31/18 --
Self-learning e-Course for the Agriculture and Food Sectors 18-AG-23-GE-DLN-A Member countries 01/01/18 12/31/18 --
Self-learning e-Course on Sustainable, Resilience Supply Chain and Integration into Global Value Chain 17-IN-06-GE-DLN-A-10 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 01/01/18 12/31/18 --
Self-learning e-Course on Integrating Lean Manufacturing Systems and Industry 4.0 Concepts 17-IN-06-GE-DLN-A-11 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 01/01/18 12/31/18 --
Advanced Agribusiness Management Course for Executives and Managers 18-AG-12-GE-WSM-B Indonesia 03/05/18 03/10/18 02/07/18
Training of Trainers on Lean Manufacturing for SMEs 17-IN-20-GE-TRC-B Pakistan 02/26/18 03/02/18 12/15/17


Workshop on e-Government for Smart and Productive Public Service 18-IN-62-GE-WSP-B IR Iran To be decided To be decided --
Research on Reskilling Workers to Enhance Labor Productivity 18-RP-41-GE-RES-B APO Secretariat 12/01/18 11/30/19 10/05/18
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Regulatory Review Enhancing Public-sector Productivity 18-IN-60-GE-OSM-B Philippines 11/19/18 11/23/18 08/30/18
Training of Trainers on Scenario Planning Development 18-RP-37-GE-TRC-B Sri Lanka 10/15/18 10/19/18 08/21/18
Training of Trainers on Performance Management for Public-sector Organizations 18-IN-71-GE-TRC-A Philippines 11/12/18 11/16/18 09/03/18
Training of Trainers on Foresight Management for Strategic Planning Specialists 18-RP-49-GE-TRC-B Thailand 09/17/18 09/21/18 07/25/18
Workshop on Development of Frameworks for Foresight in Public-sector Organizations 18-RP-38-GE-WSP-B Philippines 09/03/18 09/07/18 07/25/18
e-Learning Course on Customer Satisfaction Management for the Health Sector 18-IN-14-GE-DLN-A (Session 1) Cambodia, Fiji, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam 11/12/18 11/15/18 11/02/18
e-Learning Course on Customer Satisfaction Management for the Health Sector 18-IN-14-GE-DLN-A (Session 2) Bangladesh, India, IR Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines 12/03/18 12/06/18 11/23/18
Training of Trainers on Customer Satisfaction Index Development for the Service Sector 18-IN-32-GE-TRC-A ROK 11/12/18 11/16/18 09/07/18
Workshop on Smart Agriculture Extension Models 18-AG-01-GE-WSP-B Sri Lanka 09/17/18 09/21/18 07/26/18
Workshop on Innovations in Food Value Chains 18-AG-27-GE-WSP-A Cambodia 11/26/18 11/30/18 09/15/18
Workshop on Smart Industrial Applications in SMEs 18-IN-73-GE-WSP-A ROC 08/20/18 08/24/18 06/29/18
e-Leaming Course on Management Innovation in SMEs (Advanced) 18-IN-09-GE-DLN-A (Session 1) Bangladesh, Cambodia, Mongolia, Thailand 09/03/18 09/06/18 08/03/18
e-Leaming Course on Management Innovation in SMEs (Advanced) 18-IN-09-GE-DLN-A (Session 2) Fiji, India, IR Iran, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam 10/15/18 10/18/18 09/14/18
Forum on the Impact of Education Policies on National Productivity Growth 18-RP-11-GE-CON-B Philippines 08/14/18 08/17/18 06/15/18
Workshop on Developing Strategies for Enhancing Global Competitiveness and Productivity Growth 18-RP-18-GE-WSP-B ROC 08/28/18 08/31/18 07/06/18
Forum on Strengthening Accelerator Centers to Support Startups 18-RP-40-GE-CON-B IR Iran 09/01/18 09/05/18 07/05/18
Workshop on Science, Technology, and Innovation Policies and Productivity Enhancement 18-RP-10-GE-WSP-B Vietnam 11/27/18 11/30/18 09/24/18
Workshop on Digital Agribusiness 18-AG-49-GE-WSP-B Mongolia 06/25/18 06/29/18 05/07/18
Workshop on Innovative Technologies for Increasing Agricultural Water Productivity 18-AG-03-GE-WSP-B Sri Lanka 07/23/18 07/27/18 06/06/18
Workshop on Food Quality and Safety Assurance in Modern Food Production Systems 18-AG-43-GE-WSP-A Thailand 05/28/18 06/01/18 04/25/18
Top Management Forum on Knowledge Management and Innovation for SMEs 18-IN-90-GE-CON-A Fiji 07/18/18 07/20/18 05/11/18
Workshop on Innovative and Strategic Leadership for Enhancing Public-sector Productivity 18-IN-48-GE-WSP-A Sri Lanka 09/17/18 09/21/18 06/15/18
Workshop on APO Public-sector Leadership 18-IN-54-GE-WSP-A Philippines 08/06/18 08/10/18 06/08/18
Workshop on Readiness for Industry 4.0: Assessment and Steps for Manufacturers 18-IN-56-GE-WSP-A ROC 06/25/18 06/29/18 04/26/18
Workshop on Innovations in Postharvest Handling of Perishables 18-AG-45-GE-WSP-B Bangladesh 05/20/18 05/24/18 04/22/18
International Forum on Public-sector Productivity 18-IN-50-GE-CON-A Sri Lanka 07/02/18 07/04/18 05/20/18
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Human Capital Development for the Future 18-RP-23-GE-OSM-B IR Iran 07/28/18 08/01/18 05/28/18
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Smart Rice Farming 17-AG-36-GE/SPP-OSM-B Japan 06/04/18 06/09/18 04/27/18
Training of Trainers in Total Quality Management for Industries 18-IN-36-GE-TRC-A ROC 06/04/18 06/08/18 04/13/18
Multicountry Observational Study Mission Labor-Management Relations 18-IN-51-GE-OSM-A Indonesia 07/23/18 07/26/18 05/11/18
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on ICT Innovation in the Service Sector 17-IN-24-GE-OSM-A Bangladesh 01/07/18 01/10/18 11/05/17
e-Learning Course on Management Innovation in SMEs 17-IN-09-GE-DLN-A (Session 2) Cambodia, Fiji, Japan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand 01/15/18 01/18/18 12/15/17
Forum on Women's Labor Force Participation and Productivity Enhancement 17-RP-37-SPP-CON-B Japan 02/05/18 02/07/18 12/20/17
Study Mission on Productivity Enhancement through Applications of Industry 4.0 in Japan 17-IN-83-SPP-OSM-A Japan 03/06/18 03/09/18 01/04/18
Strategic Foresight Capability Building in the Public Sector for NPO Heads 17-RP-01-GE-RES-C-01 (Project Implementation Plan) Japan 03/05/18 03/08/18 01/10/18
APO Developmental Workshop for Practitioners of Business Excellence 18-IN-28-GE-WSP-B Singapore 03/12/18 03/15/18 02/09/18
APO Sustainable Productivity Summit 17-RP-36-GE-CON-A Japan 07/10/18 07/10/18 04/30/18
Forum on Strengthening Food Safety Standards 17-AG-29-GE-CON-B Sri Lanka 03/05/18 03/08/18 12/12/17

Green Productivity

Workshop on Organic Agriculture 3.0 18-AG-42-GE-WSP-B India 12/03/18 12/07/18 10/10/18
e-Learning Course on Waste Management in Agribusiness 18-AG-15-GE-DLN-B (Session 2) Cambodia, Fiji, Mongolia, Philippines, Vietnam 12/11/18 12/14/18 09/17/18
e-Learning Course on Waste Management in Agribusiness 18-AG-15-GE-DLN-B (Session 1) Bangladesh, India, IR Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka 11/27/18 11/30/18 09/03/18
Training of Trainers in Material Flow Cost Accounting for SMEs 18-IN-22-GE-TRC-A Pakistan 10/15/18 10/19/18 08/27/18
Training of Trainers on Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture: Water Resources 18-AG-08-GE-TRC-A IR Iran To be decided To be decided --
3rd International Conference on Biofertilizers and Biopesticides: Novel Industry Techniques, Market Trends, and International Cooperation 18-AG-40-GE-CON-A ROC 08/07/18 08/10/18 06/15/18
Training of Trainers and Consultants in Green Productivity (Certified GP Specialists) 18-IN-34-GE-TRC-A ROC 07/23/18 08/03/18 05/18/18
Training Course on Energy Efficiency and Conservation 16-IN-78-GE/SPP-TRC-A Japan 05/22/18 05/25/18 03/06/18

Individual-country Program

Specific National Program for Member Countries (SNP) 18-RP-46-GE-SNP-C Member countries 07/01/18 06/30/19 10/01/18
Training Course on the Manpower Audit and Workforce Planning Program 18-IN-92-GE-DON-C-03 (Project Implementation Plan) Cambodia 08/14/18 08/24/18 --
Training Course on Smart Manufacturing Applied Technology and Practices 18-IN-92-GE-DON-C-01 (Project Implementation Plan) ROC 10/20/18 10/26/18 --
Training Course on Productivity Management Systems 18-IN-92-GE-DON-C-02 (Project Implementation Plan) Mongolia 09/17/18 09/28/18 --
Technical Expert Services (TES) 18-IN-02-GE-TES-C Member countries 01/01/18 12/31/18 --
Bilateral Cooperation Between NPOs (BCBN) 18-IN-03-GE-BCBN-C Member countries 01/01/18 12/31/18 --
Development of Demonstration Companies 18-IN-04-GE-DMP-C Member countries 01/01/18 12/31/18 03/31/18
Institutional Strengthening of National Productivity Organizations by Development of Productivity Practitioners 18-IN-92-GE-DON-C Member countries 01/01/18 12/31/18 03/30/18
Individual-country Observational Study Missions 18-IN-01-GE-OSM-C Member countries 01/01/18 12/31/18 --
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