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26 May 2020

The APO presents Productivity Talk on Public Health and Leadership in the Time of a Pandemic on 28 May 2020

Public health systems and government leadership are the most important coping strategies to combat COVID-19.

In this APO Productivity Talk, the ROK’s Dr. Wonjae Lee, a [Read More]

22 May 2020

APO presents How COVID-19 Is Affecting Rice-based Agrifood Systems on 26 May 2020

Rice is the major crop in Asia, and the COVID-19 pandemic is hitting its production hard due to restrictions on manpower, especially for migrant workers. Rice [Read More]

19 May 2020

Emergency Basic Income in the Time of Pandemic_The APO presents Productivity Talk

As economies around the world are hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, basic income as a means to guarantee social protection has become a more mainstream [Read More]

15 May 2020

Minimizing Disruptions in Manufacturing during the COVID-19 Pandemic_APO presents Productivity Talk

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting manufacturing and global value chains. While lockdowns, suspension of work, and travel restrictions are in place to curb the spread of [Read More]

12 May 2020

How Working Women's Lives Are Changing during the COVID-19 Pandemic_Productivity Talk by the APO

The COVID-19 pandemic is exposing the vulnerabilities of women in the labor force. The closing of many businesses in female-dominated sectors negatively affects women’s employment and [Read More]

8 May 2020

Feeding Billions: Asian Food Security during the COVID-19 Pandemic_Productivity Talk_APO

The current COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the entire food system. Restrictions on travel within countries and across national borders hinder logistics services, disrupt supply chains and [Read More]

1 May 2020

Surviving COVID-19, Preparing for he Post_Productivity Talk_APO

Ways of doing business are changing. Integrating methods, such as offline and online, local and global, as well as humans and machines, for the greater good [Read More]

30 Apr 2020


COVID-19 impact on startups and SMEs: A lesson from Geekhunter and Omise - APO

COVID-19 is causing extreme economic damage worldwide. Startups and SMEs are being particularly hard hit.

In this APO Productivity Talk, Indonesia’s Ken Ratri Iswari, Founder [Read More]

27 Apr 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a particularly heavy toll on the global economy. The IMF projects global growth in 2020 to fall to –3%, making it [Read More]

22 Apr 2020

While the COVID-19 pandemic slows or restricts economic activities, farmers who produce our food cannot stay at home and wait until the crisis passes. They face [Read More]

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