Projected Activities

(October 2017 - March 2018)
A. International Training  Programmes
I Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA), Dokki, Egypt
1 Animal Production and Health 01 Oct. – 15 Dec. 2017 
2 Fish Culture Development 01 Oct. – 15 Dec. 2017 
3 Land and Water Development 01 Oct. – 15 Dec. 2017 
4 Project Analysis 15 Jan. – 31 March  2018
5 Food Processing 15 Jan. – 31 March  2018
6 Vegetable Production 15 Feb. – 30 April 2018
II. Desert Research Centre (DRC), Cairo Egypt
7 Training and Study visits on Desertification Nov./Dec. 2017
III. International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF), Taipei, Republic of China
8 Workshop on Clean Energy Development Strategies 12-25 Oct. 2017
IV.   AVRDC – The World Vegetable Centre (East and Southeast Asia), Bangkok, Thailand
9 Vegetables: From Seed to Table and Beyond
a) Module - I  From Seed to Harvest 09 Oct. – 03 Nov. 2017
b). Module - II From Harvest to Table 06 Nov. – 01 Dec.2017
V. National Institute for  Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (NIMSME), Hyderabad, India
10 Training Methods and Skills for Managers 13 Nov. 2017 – 05 Jan. 2018
11 Total Quality Management and ISO  9001:2008/14001/22000/27000 and Six Sigma  13 Nov. 2017 – 05 Jan. 2018
12 SME Financing - Approaches and Strategies 13 Nov. 2017 – 05 Jan. 2018
13 Planning and Promotion of Agro and Food Enterprises 22 Jan. – 16 March 2018
14 Promotion of Micro Enterprises 22 Jan. – 16 March 2018
15 Training of Trainers in Entrepreneurship and Skills Development 22 Jan. – 16 March 2018
16 Tourism and Hospitality Management 22 Jan. – 16 March 2018
VI.   National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD-PR), Hyderabad, India
17 Community Driven Rural Development 04 – 31 Oct. 2017
18 Planning and Management of Drinking Water and Rural Development Projects  04 – 31 Oct. 2017
19 Natural Resource Management for Sustainable Rural Development  01 – 28 Nov. 2017
20 Geo-Informatics Applications for Disaster Management 29 Nov. 2017 – 09 Jan. 2018
21 Good Governance and Management of Rural Development Programmes 29 Nov. 2017 – 09 Jan. 2018
22 Planning and Management of Rural Development Programmes  27 Dec. 2017 – 23 Jan. 2018
23 Sustainable Agriculture Strategies for Rural Development 27 Dec. 2017 – 23 Jan 2018
24 Information Communication Technology for Rural Development  24 Jan. 2018  – 20 Feb. 2018
25 Participatory Rural Development 24 Jan. 2018  – 20 Feb. 2018
26 Training Methodology for Development Professionals 24 Jan. 2018  – 20 Feb. 2018
27 Participatory Planning for Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development 21 Feb. – 20 March 2018 
28 Rural Credit for Poverty Reduction 01-28 March 2018
29 Management of Rural Employment Projects and Poverty Alleviation 01-28 March 2018
VII. South India Textile Research Association (SITRA), Coimbatore, India 
30 Textile Mill Management    09 Oct. – 09 Dec. 2017
31 Textile Testing & Quality Control   09 Oct. – 09 Dec. 2017
VIII.   Central Fertilizer Quality Control & Training Institute (CFQCTI), Faridabad, India
32 Fertilizer Quality Control 16 Nov. - 20 Dec. 2017
IX. AARDO-KOICA  Training Programme, Korea Rural Community Corporation ( KRC), R O Korea  
33 Sustainable Rural Development (SRD) 29 Oct. – 18 Nov. 2017
X. AARDO- KOICA Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development  (SARD) Programme, Korea Rural Community Corporation ( KRC), R O Korea (For India only)
34 Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development (SARD) 26 Nov. – 09 Dec. 2017
XI. Institute For Rural Advancement (INFRA), Malaysia
35 Rural Transformation: The Malaysian Experience To Be Announced
B. International Workshops-cum-Training Programme / Forum, etc.
XII.   AHK National Centre for Rural Development, Islamabad, Pakistan
36 International Workshop-cum-Training Programme on "Irrigation System and Water Management 12 – 21 Dec. 2017
XIII. Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD), Comilla
37 International Training cum Workshop on “Achieving Sustainable Development Goals: Financial Inclusion and Rural Transformation”  Feb - March 2018
XIV. AARDO-COMESA 
38 Regional Workshop on “Empowerment of Youth through Capacity Building and Entrepreneurship Development”, Chisamba, Zambia   6 -7 Nov 2017
XV. Regional Office for South and Central Asia, AHKNCRD, Islamabad, Pakistan 
39 Regional Workshop on “Disaster Risk Reduction and Management”  24-31 Oct. 2017
C. Study Visits/Deputation of Experts
40 Study Visit on "Food Processing and Marketing of Agricultural Produce of Smallholders"  15-21 Oct. 2017
41 Study Visit on  “Agricultural Insurance and Risk Management” from State of Palestine to India  12-18 Nov. 2017
42 Deputation of Expert  on “Ornamental Fish Farming” from Republic of China (Taiwan) to Mauritius 01-31 Oct. 2017
D. Study Visits/Deputation of Experts
a) Training Programmes
XVI. Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering (CIAE), Bhopal
43 Agricultural Engineering Technologies for Enhancing Productivity and Profitability in Agriculture Sector  24 Oct. - 06 Nov. 2017
XVII. Central Soil Salinity Research Institute (CSSRI), Karnal, Haryana
44 Use of Poor Quality Waters in Agriculture 01-14 Nov.  2017  
XVIII. Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute (IASRI), New Delhi
45 Recent Advances in Agricultural Surveys: Remote Sensing and GIS Applications 01-21 Nov. 2017
XIX. Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi 
46 Seed Production and Quality Evaluation 14-28 Jan. 2018
b) International Workshop-cum-Training Programmes 
XX National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj (NIRD & PR), Hyderabad, India,
47 Water Resource Management for Sustainable Development 12-25 Feb.  2018
XXI Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), Kochi, Kerala
48 Fisheries and Aquaculture To Be Announced
E. Organizational Meetings
49 Special Session of AARDO Executive Committee,  New Delhi, India 04 Oct. 
50 19th General Session of AARDO Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Feb./ March 2018
51 69th & 70th Sessions of AARDO Executive Committee, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Feb./March 2018
52 71st Session of AARDO Liaison Committee, AARDO Secretariat, New Delhi, India 24 Feb. 2018