HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
Under the Human Resource Development Programme, AARDO organizes international/regional level training programmes, field training programmes, workshops/seminars, study visits, deputation of expert etc. During the period under review, the international training programmes were attended by 85 participant whereas International//Regional Workshop/ Seminar/ Conference/Round Table Meeting/Study Visit/Deputation of Expert were attended by 166 participants. The names of training institutions, topics of the courses along with the number of participants who attended the programmes are given in Table 1.

Table 1 : International Training Programmes
Sl. No. Name of Training Institute and Course Duration Participating Countries
1 Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA) Cairo
1.1 Animal Production and Health (01 Oct. – 15 Dec. 2016) Ghana, Sudan (02) (Total 03 Participants)
1.2 Fish Culture Development (01 Oct. – 15 Dec. 2016) Malaysia, Mauritius, Nigeria, Sudan (Total 04 Participants)
1.3 Land and Water Management (01 Oct. – 15 Dec. 2016) Jordan (02), Lebanon, Malaysia, Nigeria, Sri Lanka (Total 06 Participants)
1.4 Project Analysis (15 Jan- 31 Mar 2017) Ghana, Jordan, Sri Lanka (Total 03 Participants)
1.5 Food Processing (15 Jan- 31 Mar 2017) Gambia (Total 01 Participant)
1.6 Vegetable Production (15 Jan- 31 Mar 2017) Jordan(02), Malaysia(02), Mauritius, Oman, Sri Lanka (02), Sudan (02) (Total 10 Participants)
2 Desert Research Centre (DRC) Egypt
2.1 Training and Study visit on desertification in Egypt (21-28 Nov 2016) Bangladesh, Egypt (02), Ghana, India (02), Jordan (02), Korea Rural Community Corporation (KRC), Libya, Oman, Pakistan and Sudan (Total 13 participants)
3 International Centre for Land Policy Studies and Training (ICLPST), Taoyuan, R.O.China
3.1 Agricultural Development and Policy (23 Sept - 21 Oct 2016) Bangladesh, Lebanon, R O Korea (Total 03 Participants)
4 Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (Taiwan ICDF), R O China
4.1 Green Agriculture ((12-25 Oct 2016) Jordan, India (Total 02 participants)
4.2 Women's Micro Enterprises Startups (13-26 Oct 2016) Sudan (Total 01 Participant)
5 AVRDC-The World Vegetable Centre, Bangkok
5.1 Module II: From Harvest to Table (03 – 26 Oct 2016) Malaysia, Mauritius (Total 02 Participants)
5.2 Module III: Sustainable Development (31 Oct - 25 Nov 2016) Lebanon, Malaysia, Nigeria (Total 03 Participants)
6 National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD & PR), Hyderabad, India
6.1 Natural Resource Management for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods (03-30 Oct 2016) Sri Lanka (Total 01 Participant)
6.2 Planning and Management of Rural Development Programmes (31 Oct-27 Nov 2016) Jordan (02) (Total 02 Participants)
6.3 Sustainable Agriculture Strategies for Rural Development (31 Oct -27 Nov 2016) Nigeria (Total 01 Participant)
6.4 G-Informatics Application in Rural Development(28 Nov 2016- 08 Jan 2017)Mauritius (02) (Total 02 Participants)
6.5 Management of Rural Employment Projects and Poverty Alleviation (16 Jan- 12 Feb 2017) Sudan, Sri Lanka, Zambia (Total 03 Participants)
6.6 Training Methodology for Development Professionals (16 Jan- 12 Feb 2017) Jordan, Sudan (02),Palestine, Zambia (Total 05 Participants)
6.7 Information Communication Technology for Rural Development (13 Feb - 12 Mar 2017) Bangladesh, Ghana, Sri Lanka, Sudan (Total 04 Participants)
7 National Institute of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (NIMSME), Hyderabad, India
7.1 SME Financing- Approaches and Strategies (14 Nov 2016 - 06 Jan 2017) Jordan, Oman (Total 02 Participants)
7.2 Training Methods and Skills for Managers (14 Nov 2016- 06 Jan 2017) Bangladesh, Mauritius (Total 02 Participants)
7.3 Promotion of Micro Enterprises (23 Jan. - 17 Mar 2017) Bangladesh, Palestine (Total 02 Participants)
7.4 Planning and Promotion of Agro and Food Enterprises (23 Jan. - 17 Mar 2017) Jordan (02), Sudan (03), Zambia (Total 06 Participants)
7.5 Tourism and Hospitality Management (23 Jan. - 17 Mar 2017) Mauritius (Total 01 Participant)
8 Central Fertilizer Quality Control and Training Institute (CFQCTI), Faridabad, India
8.1 Fertilizer Quality Control (17 Nov. - 21 Dec. 2016)Egypt (Total 01 Participant)
9 South India Textile Association (SITRA), India
9.1
Textile Mill Management (10 Oct-10 Dec 2016) Sudan (Total 01 Participant)
9.2 Textile Testing and Quality Control (10 Oct-10 Dec 2016) Nigeria (Total 01 Participant)
10 KOICA - AARDO, New Delhi
10.1 Follow up Seminar on 'Sustainable Agriculture Development” (28 Nov-02 Dec 2016) Ghana (02), India (07), Jordan (04), Malaysia, Morocco, Nigeria, Oman, Sudan,
Sri Lanka (02), Zambia (02),(22 participants,
(16) Delegates and Experts (Total 38)
11 Taiwan Fisheries Research Institute (TFRI), R. O. China
11.1 Fishing Technology and Industry Development (27 Nov - 03 Dec 2016) Burkina Faso, R.O.China (7), India, Lebanon (02), Libya (02),Malaysia (02), Mauritius (02), Nigeria (02), Palestine (02), Sudan (02) (Total 23 participants)
12 Akhtar Hameed Khan National Centre for Rural Development (AHK-NCRD), Islamabad, Pakistan
12.1 Irrigation System and Water Management (06-15 Dec. 2016) Egypt (02), Malawi, Jordan (03), Oman, Mauritius, Nigeria, Sudan, Pakistan (14) (Total 24 Participants)
13 AARDO-CIRDAP-MARDI, Malaysia
13.1 Roundtable Meeting on “Agriculture Insurance : A Climate Change Adaptation Tool in the African Asian and Pacific Regions” (06-10 Feb. 2017) Bangladesh, R O China (02), Ghana, India, jordan (02), Lebanon (02),Morocco, Mauritius, Nigeria, Oman, Palestine (03), Sri Lanka, Sudan, Zambia (Total 19 Participants)
14 AARDO-SPR, New Delhi, India
14.1 Technological Advancement for Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development” (TASARD) (20-23 February 2017) Bangladesh, R. O.China (6), Ghana, Iraq, Lebanon(2) , Malawi (2), Malaysia, Mauritius (2), Morocco, Nigeria (2), Oman (2), Palestine (3), Sri Lanka, Syria (2) and Zambia (Total 28 Participants)
15 Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD), Comilla, Bangladesh
15.1 Achieving Sustainable Development Goals : Financial Inclusion and Rural Transformation (27 Feb.- 10 Mar. 2017) Bangladesh (3), R O China (2),Egypt (2), Gambia, Ghana (2), India (2), Iraq (2), R O Korea, Lebanon, Malawi, Malaysia, Nigeria, Oman, Palestine (2), Sri Lanka, Syria, Sudan, Zambia, KRC (R.O. Korea) (Total 27 Participants)
16 AARDO-ICID, Thailand
16.1 Water Management in a Changing World: Role of Irrigation for Sustainable Food Production (06-08 Nov. 2016) R. O China, Pakistan (Total 2 Experts)
17 Study Visit, Republic of China (Taiwan)
17.1 Technological Advancement in Agricultural Production System and Value Chain Management (13-19 Nov. 2016) India, Palestine, Sri Lanka, Sudan (Total 4 Participants)
18 Deputation of Expert from India to Namibia
18.1 Development, Processing, Packing and Use of Organic Compost (20 Feb. - 20 March 2017) India (Total Expert 1)