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CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES FOR 2018 (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 Soil and Water Management -do- 01 Oct - 15 Dec
11 Training & Study Visits on Desertification Desert Research Centre (DRC), Cairo, Egypt To Be Announced
12 137th Land Policy for Sustainable Rural Development International Centre for land Policy Studies and Training (ICLPST), R. O. China 27 Apr – 25 May  
13 134th  Regular Session on Agricultural Development and Policy  -do- To Be Announced
14 Workshop on Farmer’s Organization and Rural Development  Taiwan International Cooperation Development Fund (Taiwan ICDF) , R. O. China To Be Announced
15 Workshop on Plant Protection and Quarantine  -do- To Be Announced
16 Workshop on E-Commerce Applications -do- To Be Announced
17 Workshop on Clean Energy Development Strategies -do- To Be Announced
18 International Workshop on “Aquaculture Technology and Industry Development” Taiwan Fisheries Research Institute(TFRI), R. O. China To Be Announced
19 36th Training Course on “Vegetables Production: From Seed to Table and Beyond” AVRDC-The World Vegetable Centre, Bangkok To Be Announced
Module-I  “From Seed to Harvest”
20 Module-II  “From Harvest to Table” -do- To Be Announced
21 Promotion of Micro Enterprises (POME) National Institute of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (NIMSME), Hyderabad, India 22 Jan-16 Mar
22 Planning & Promotion of Agro & Food Enterprises (PAFE) -do- 22 Jan-16 Mar
23 Training of Trainers in Entrepreneurship and Skill Development (ToT-ESD) -do- 22 Jan-16 Mar
24 Tourism & Hospitality Management (THM) -do- 22 Jan-16 Mar
25 Intellectual Property Management Strategies for SMES -do- 22 Jan-16 Mar
26 Communication Skills in English and Promotion of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (EPMSME) -do- To Be Announced
27 Communication Skills in English and Tourism and Hospitality Management  (ETHM) -do- To Be Announced
28 Capacity Building for providing Alternative Livelihood Opportunities for Poor (CBALO) -do- To Be Announced
29 Empowerment of Women through Enterprises (EWM) -do- To Be Announced
30 Innovative Strategies for SME Development(ISSD) -do- To Be Announced
31 Training Methods and Skills for Managers (TMSM) -do- To Be Announced
32 SME Financing- Approaches & Strategies (SMEFAS) -do- To Be Announced
33 Total Quality  Management & ISO 9001:  2015/ 14001/ 22000/ 27000 & Six Sigma (TQM) -do- To Be Announced
34 Empowerment of Women for Rural Development National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD & PR),  Hyderabad, India To Be Announced
35 Planning & Management of Sustainable Housing & Habitat Development -do- To Be Announced
36 Community based Disaster Management: Mainstreaming & Risk Reduction Strategies  -do- To Be Announced
37 Geo-informatics Applications for Rural Development -do- To Be Announced
38 Community Driven Rural Development -do- To Be Announced
39 Planning Management of Drinking Water and Sanitation Projects -do- To Be Announced
40 Natural Resource Management for Sustainable Rural Development  -do- To Be Announced
41 Geo-Informatics Applications for Disaster Management -do- To Be Announced
42 Good Governance and  Management of Rural Development Programmes -do- To Be Announced
43 Planning & Management of Rural Development Programmes -do- To Be Announced
44 Sustainable Agriculture Strategies for Rural Development -do- To Be Announced
45 Information Communication Technology for Rural Development  -do- 24 Jan –20 Feb
46 Participatory Rural Development -do- 24 Jan-20 Feb
47 Training Methodology for Development Professionals -do- 24 Jan-20 Feb
48 Participatory Planning for poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development -do- 21 Feb -20 Mar
49 Management of Rural Employment Projects and Poverty Alleviation -do- 01 – 28 Mar
50 Rural Credit for Poverty Reduction -do- 01 – 28 Mar
51 Fertilizer Quality Control Central Fertilizer Quality Control and Training Institute, Faridabad, India To Be Announced
52 Textile Mill Management  South India Textile Research Association (SITRA), Coimbatore, India To Be Announced
53 Textile Testing and Quality Control -do- To Be Announced
54 Study Visit – cum -Training Programme on "Capacity Building on Agricultural and Rural Development Policies”  Food and Agriculture Officers Training Institute (FATI), R. O. Korea To Be Announced
55 Sustainable Rural Development (SRD) Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), R O Korea To Be Announced
56 Master’s Programme in Leadership, Policy and International Development PSPS, Yeungnam University, R. O. Korea To Be Announced
57 Rural Transformation: The Malaysian Experience Institute for Rural Advancement (INFRA), Malaysia  To Be Announced
58 Rice: Research to Production  International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines To Be Announced
59 Rice  Production Basics -do- To Be Announced
B). International/Regional Workshops/Seminars/Forum
1  APAP Roundtable Meeting To be Decided To Be Announced
2 17th Asia Pacific Agricultural Policy (APAP) Forum  Seoul, R O Korea To Be Announced
3 International Workshop-cum-Training program on “Achieving Sustainable Development Goals: Financial Inclusion and Rural Transformation” Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD), KoTo Be Announcedri, Bangladesh 17- 28 Feb
4 Regional Training Programme on “Green Innovation in Agriculture and Rural Development” Rural Development Academy (RDA), Bogra, Bangladesh, Apr
5 International Workshop-Cum-Training Programme on “Disaster Risk Reduction & Management” Mulungushi University, Kabwe, Zambia July
6 International Workshop-cum-Training programme on “Irrigation System and Water Management” Akhtar Hameed Khan National Centre for Rural Development(AHK-NCRD), Pakistan To Be Announced
C). Deputation of Experts
1 Ornamental Fish Farming Republic of China (Taiwan) to Mauritius Feb ( one month)
2 Seed Testing Technology Accredited by the International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) Jordan To Be Announced
D). Capacity Building Programme under Additiional Contribution by Government of India
i) Training Courses
1 Seed Production and Quality Evaluation Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi, India 14-28 Jan
ii). International Workshop-cum-Training Programme
2 Workshop-cum Training Programme on “Water Resource Management for Sustainable Development”  National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD & PR),  Hyderabad, India 12-25 Feb
3 Workshop-cum Training Programme on “Fisheries and Aquaculture” Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), Kochi, Kerala 14-28 Mar
E). AARDO Meetings
1 Liaison Committee : 71th Session AARDO Secretariat, New Delhi, India 24 Feb
2 AARDO Conference: 19th General Session Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Feb - Mar
3 Executive Committee : 69th & 70th Sessions Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Feb - Mar
4 Liaison Committee : 72nd Session AARDO Secretariat, New Delhi, India Aug.