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CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES FOR 2017

AFRICAN-ASIAN RURAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION (AARDO)
Sr
No.
HRD Programme Venue Duration
A). International Training Programmes
1 Project Analysis Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA), Cairo, Egypt 15 Jan – 31 Mar
2 Food Processing -do- -do-
3 Vegetable Production -do- 15 Feb - 30 Apr
4 Agricultural Services -do- 01 Apr – 15 June
5 Integrated Pest Management & Cotton Production -do- -do-
6 Poultry Production & Health -do- 10 July - 25 Sept
7 Rural Development  -do- -do-
8 Animal  Production & Health  -do- 01 Oct - 15 Dec
9 Fish Culture Development  -do- -do-
10 Land and Water Development -do- -do-
11 Training & Study Visits on Desertification Desert Research Centre (DRC), Egypt To Be Announced
12 133rd Regular Session on “Land Policy for Sustainable Rural Development International Centre for Land Policy Studies and Training, (ICLPST), R. O. China 19 May - 16 June
13 134th Regular Session on “Agriculture Development and Policy" -do- 29 Sept - 27 Oct
14 Farmer’s Organization and Rural Development Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (TAIWAN ICDF), R. O. China 22 June - 05 July
15 Plant Protection and Quarantine -do- 17-30 Aug
16 E Commerce Applications  -do- 19 Sep – 02 Oct
17 Clean Energy Development Strategies -do- 12-25 Oct
18 36th Training Course on “Vegetables Production: From Seed to Table and Beyond”
Module-I “From Seed to Harvest”
AVRDC-The World Vegetable Center, Bangkok 9 Oct - 03 Nov
19 Module-II  “From Harvest to Table” -do- 6 Nov - 1 Dec
20 Module - III "Sustainable Development" -do- -do-
21 Promotion of Micro Enterprises National Institute of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (NIMSME), Hyderabad, India 23 Jan-17 Mar
22 Planning and Promotion of Agro and Food Enterprises -do- -do-
23 Training of Trainers in Entrepreneurship and Skill Development -do- -do-
24 Tourism & Hospitality Management -do- -do-
25 Communication Skills in English and Promotion of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises -do- 7 Aug - 08 Oct
26 Communication Skills in English and Tourism and Hospitality Management  -do- 7 Aug - 27 Oct
27 Capacity Building for providing Alternative Livelihood Opportunities for Poor -do- 4 Sep - 27 Oct
28 Empowerment of Women through Enterprises -do- -do-
29 Innovative Strategies for SME Development -do- -do-
30 Training Methods and Skills for Managers -do- 13 Nov 2017 - 05 Jan 2018
31 SME Financing- Approaches & Strategies -do- -do-
32 Total Quality  Management & ISO 9001:  2000/14001: 2004/BS 7799 & Six Sigma -do- -do-
33 Intellectual Property Management Strategies for SMES -do- To Be Announced
34 Management of Rural Employment Projects and Poverty Alleviation National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD & PR) , Hyderabad, India 16 Jan-12 Feb
35 Information Communication Technology for Rural Development -do- 13-Feb-12 Mar
36 Empowerment of Women for Rural Development -do- 3 - 30 July
37 Planning & Management of Sustainable Housing & Habitat Development -do- 1 - 28 Aug
38 Community Based Disaster Management : Mainstreaming and Risk Reduction Strategies -do- 29 Aug - 25 Sep
39 Geo- Informatics Applications for Rural Development -do- -do-
40 Community Driven Rural Development -do- 04 - 31 Oct
41 Planning and Management of Drinking Water and Sanitation Projects -do- -do-
42 Natural Resource Management for Sustainable Rural Development -do- 1 - 28 Nov
43 Geo- Informatics Applications for Disaster Management -do- 29 Nov 2017 - 09 Jan 2018
44 Good Governance and  Management of Rural Development Programmes -do- 29 Nov - 26 Dec
45 Planning & Management of Rural Development Programmes -do- 27 Dec 2017 - 23 Jan 2018
46 Sustainable Agricultural Strategies for Rural Development -do- -do-
47 Participatory Rural Development -do- To Be Announced
48 Training Methodology for Development Professionals -do- -do-
49 Participatory Planning for Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development -do- -do-
50 Management of Rural Employment Projects and Poverty Alleviation -do- -do-
51 Rural Credit for Poverty Reduction -do- -do-
52 Planning & Management of Rural Housing & Habitat Projects -do- -do-
53 Fertilizer Quality Control Central Fertilizer Quality Control & Training Institute (CFQCTI), Faridabad, India 16 Nov - 20 Dec
54 Textile Mill Management South India Textile Research Association (SITRA), Coimbatore, India 9 Oct - 9 Dec
55 Textile Testing & Quality Control -do- -do-
56 Study Visit – cum -Training Programme on "Capacity Building on Agricultural and Rural Development Policies” Food and Agriculture Officials Training Institute (FATI), R.O.Korea To Be Announced
57 Sustainable Rural Development (SRD)  Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), R O Korea 29 Oct - 18 Nov
58 Sustainable Agricultural Rural Development (SARD) -do- 26 Nov - 09 Dec
59 Master’s Programme in Leadership, Policy and International Development PSPS, Yeungnam University,
R. O. Korea
To Be Announced
60 Rural Transformation: The Malaysian Experience Institute For Rural Advancement (INFRA), Malaysia 10 - 21 Sept
61 Rice: Post Production to Market International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), the Philippines 17- 28 April
62 Rice Breeding -do- 19-30 June
63 Rice: Research to Production -do- 14 Aug - 01 Sept
64 Rice Production Basics -do- 16 - 20 Oct
B).   International / Regional Workshops-cum-Training Programme / National Forum, etc.
1 Round Table Meeting on “Agricultural Insurance- A Climate Change Adaptation Tool in the African, Asian and Pacific Regions”, Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), Serdang, Malaysia 06 - 10 Feb
2 “Achieving Sustainable Development Goals: Financial Inclusion and Rural Transformation” Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD), Kotbari, Bangladesh 27 Feb-10 Mar
3 2017 APAP Roundtable Meeting on “Sustainable Public Private Partnership and Agricultural Trade Policies towards Regional Food Security” Kitakyushu, Japan 6-7 April
4 “Aquaculture Technology and Industry Development” Taiwan Fisheries Research Institute (TFRI), R O China  18 - 22 Sept
5 Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Mulungushi University, Kabwe, Zambia 17-21 July
6 16th Asia Pacific Agricultural Policy (APAP) Forum Seoul, R O Korea 31 Aug - 1 Sept
7 Irrigation System and Water Management Akhtar Hameed Khan National Centre for Rural Development (AHK-NCRD), Pakistan To Be Announced
C).   Capacity Building Programmes Under Additional Contribution By Government Of India
1 Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development Management (PGDRDM)  National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD & PR) , Hyderabad, India Aug 2017 - July 2018
2 Equipment & Technology for Processing & Value Addition to Agricultural products at small Scale /Rural Level Central Institute of Agriculture Engineering (CIAE), Bhopal, India 24 Oct - 06 Nov
3 Use of Poor Quality Waters in  Agriculture        Central Soil Salinity Research Institute (CSSRI), Karnal, India 1 - 14 Nov
4 Application of Remote Sensing & GIS in Agricultural Surveys Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute (IASRI), New Delhi, India 1 - 21 Nov
5 Seed Production & Quality Evaluation Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi, India To Be Announced
D). AARDO Meetings
1 Executive Committee : 68th Session Bangladesh 19 - 21 Jan
2 Fifth Meeting of Technical Programme Committee (TPC) Khartoum, Sudan 9 – 11 July
3 Special Session of Executive Committee New Delhi 4 Oct
4 Liaison Committee : 71th Session AARDO Secretariat, New Delhi, India 20 Feb 2018