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CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES FOR 2019 (Provisional)

AFRICAN-ASIAN RURAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION (AARDO)
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No.
HRD Programme Venue Duration
A). International Training Programmes
1 Food Processing Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA), Cairo, Egypt 15 Jan–31 Mar
2 Empowering Rural Women -do- 15 Jan–31 Mar
3 Vegetable Production -do- 15 Feb - 30 Apr
4 Project Analysis -do- 01 Apr – 15 June
5 Integrated Pest Management and Cotton Production -do- 01 Apr – 15 June
6 Poultry Production and Health -do- 10 Jul – 25 Sept
7 Integrated Rural Development -do- 10 Jul – 25 Sept
8 Animal Production and Health -do- 01 Oct – 15 Dec
9 Fish Culture Development -do- 01 Oct – 15 Dec
10 Land and Water Management -do- 01 Oct – 15 Dec
11 Training & Study Visits on Desertification Desert Research Centre (DRC), Cairo, Egypt Nov/Dec
12 Land Policy for Sustainable Rural Development International Centre for Land Policy Studies and Training (ICLPST), R. O. China May - June
13 Agricultural Development and Policy -do- Oct
14 International Vegetable Training Course on Safe Vegetable Production AVRDC-The World Vegetable Centre East and Southeast Asia, Bangkok, Thailand Sept/Oct
15 Planning & Promotion of Agro & Food Enterprises National Institute of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (NIMSME), Hyderabad, India 21 Jan - 1 Mar
16 Training of Trainers in Entrepreneurship and Skill Development -do- 21 Jan - 1 Mar
17 Tourism & Hospitality Management -do- 21 Jan – 1 Mar
18 Intellectual Property Management Strategies for SMES -do- 21 Jan - 1 Mar
19 Promotion of Micro Enterprises -do- Jan - Mar
20 Communication Skills in English and Promotion of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises -do- Aug - Oct
21 Communication Skills in English and Tourism and Hospitality Management -do- Aug - Oct
22 Capacity Building for Providing Alternative Livelihood Opportunities for Poor -do- Sept - Oct
23 Empowerment of Women through Enterprises -do- Nov - Jan
24 SME Financing- Approaches & Strategies -do- Nov - Jan
25 Total Quality  Management & ISO 9001:  2015/ 14001/ 22000/ 27000 & Six Sigma -do- Nov - Jan
26 Innovative Strategies for SME Development -do- Nov - Jan
27 Training Methods and Skills for Managers -do- Nov - Jan
28 Empowerment of Women for Rural Development National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD & PR),  Hyderabad, India 4 - 31 Jan
29 Training Methodology for Development Professionals -do- 21 Jan - 17 Feb
30 Sustainable Agriculture Strategies for Rural Development -do- 21 Jan - 17 Feb
31 Participatory Planning for poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development -do- 18 Feb - 17 Mar
32 Information Communication Technology for Rural Development -do- Jan – Feb
33 Participatory Rural Development -do- Jan - Feb
34 Rural Credit for Poverty Reduction -do- Mar
35 Planning Management of Drinking Water and Sanitation Projects -do- July/Aug
36 Community based Disaster Management: Mainstreaming & Risk Reduction Strategies -do- July/Aug
37 Planning & Management of Rural Housing & Habitat Development -do- Aug
38 Planning & Management of Rural Development Programmes -do- Aug/Sept
39 Management of Rural Employment Projects Strategies for SMEs -do- Oct/Nov
40 Good Governance and  Management of Rural Development Programmes -do- Oct/Nov
41 Natural Resource Management for Sustainable Rural Development -do- Nov
42 Community Driven Rural Development -do- Nov/Dec
43 Geo-informatics Applications for Rural Development -do- Nov/Dec
44 Geo-Informatics Applications for Disaster Management -do- Nov - Jan
45 Fertilizer Quality Control Central Fertilizer Quality Control and Training Institute (CFQCTI), Faridabad, India Nov/Dec
46 Textile Mill Management South India Textile Research Association (SITRA), Coimbatore, India Oct - Nov
47 Textile Testing and Quality Control -do- Oct - Nov
48 Sustainable Rural Development (SRD) Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), R O Korea  Sept
49 Master’s Programme in Leadership, Policy and International Development PSPS, Yeungnam University,  R. O. Korea Mar
50 Rural Transformation: The Malaysian Experience Institute for Rural Advancement (INFRA), Malaysia Sept
51 Rice: Research to Production International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines Aug
52 Rice  Production Basics -do- Oct
B). International/Regional Workshops/Seminars/Forum
1 International Workshop-cum-Training Programme on “Achieving Sustainable Development Goals: Financial Inclusion and Rural Transformation” Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD), Bangladesh 16 - 27 Feb
2 International Workshop-cum-Training Programme on “Green Innovation in Agriculture and Rural Development” Rural Development Academy (RDA), Bogra, Bangladesh, Apr
3 International Workshop-Cum-Training Programme on “Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation” Mulungushi University, Kabwe, Zambia July
4 17th Asia Pacific Agricultural Policy (APAP) Forum Seoul, R O Korea Aug
5 APAP Roundtable Meeting To be Decided To Be Announced
6 International Workshop-cum-Training programme on “Irrigation System and Water Management” Akhtar Hameed Khan National Centre for Rural Development(AHK-NCRD), Pakistan Nov/Dec
C). Study Visits/Deputation of Experts
1 Study Visit on Agribusiness and Value Chain Management Member Countries to Republic of China (Taiwan) Sept/Oct
D). Capacity Building Programme under Additiional Contribution by Government of India
i) Training Courses
1 Use of Poor Quality Waters in Agriculture Central Soil Salinity Research Institute (CSSRI), Karnal, Haryana 07 - 20 Feb
2 Seed Production and Quality Evaluation Indian Council of Agricultural Research - Indian Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR -IARI), New Delhi 12 - 25 Feb
3 Recent Advances in Agricultural Surveys: Remote Sensing and GIS Applications Indian Council of Agricultural Research - Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute (ICAR -IASRI), New Delhi 11 - 31 Mar
4 Agricultural Engineering Technologies for Enhancing Productivity and Profitability in Agricultural Sector Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering (CIAE), Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh Nov
ii). International Workshop-cum-Training Programme
1 Fisheries and Aquaculture Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), Kochi, Kerala 15 - 28 Jan
2 Water Resource Management for Sustainable Development National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj  (NIRD & PR), Hyderabad 04 – 17 Feb
iii) Post Graduate Diploma Programmme
1 Post Graduate Diploma Programmme in Rural Development Management National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD & PR),  Hyderabad Aug 2019 - July 2020
E). AARDO Meetings
1 Executive Committee : 71st Session AARDO Secretariat, New Delhi 12 - 14 Feb
2 Liaison Committee : 73rd Session -do- March
3 Liaison Committee : 74th Session -do- Aug
4 Executive Committee : Special Session -do- To Be Announced