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Asian Productivity Organization(APO)

Formed under a Convention on April 14, 1961, Asian Productivity Organization (APO) is the world’s regional inter-governmental organization dedicated to increase productivity in member countries in Asia and Pacific through mutual cooperation, thus accelerating economic development and better standard of living of its people. The 20 member countries of the APO span the region and its work affects the lives of millions.

The APO offers a wide range of training courses, seminars and workshops, study missions, and demonstration projects in its 20 member countries and the professionals and enterprises both from public and private sector can benefit from these programs.

Upcoming APO Programs

Nominations are invited for the following APO Programs.

Title Venue Start Date End Date Deadline Broucher
International Training Programs:
19-AG-27-GE-SMN-B: Study Mission to a Nonmember Country on Future Food Business Models San Francisco, CA, USA 15-Mar-2020 20-Mar-2020 11-Nov-2019


20-AG-12-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Sustainable Productivity Models in Agriculture Dhaka, Bangladesh 22-Mar-2020 25-Mar-2020 03-Jan-2020


20-AG-1 9-GE-TRC-B: Training of Trainers on Building Sustainable Supply Chains for Agriculture Bandung, Indonesia 23-Mar-2020 27-Mar-2020 20-Dec-2019


20-IN-80-GE-TRC-B: Training of Trainers on Lean Manufacturing Systems Dhaka, Bangladesh 12-Apr-2020 16-Apr-2020 20-Jan-2020


19-AG-31-GE/SPP-OSM-A: Multicounty Observational Study Mission on Modern Farm Machinery Tokyo, Japan 18-May-2020 22-May-2020 14-Jan-2020


20-AG-16-GE-TRC-B: Organic Agroindustry Development Leadership Course in Asia Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 01-Jun-2020 05-Jun-2020 03-Feb-2020


19-AG-30-GE/SPP-OSM-A: Multicounty Observational Study Mission on Emerging Models of Controlled-environment Agriculture Tokyo, Japan 08-Jun-2020 12-Jun-2020 06-Feb-2020


Self-learning e-Course:
19-AG-17-GE-DLN-A: Self-leaming e-Course for the Agriculture and Food Sectors Online 01-Jan-2019 31-Dec-2019 30-Nov-2019


18-IN-06-GE-DLN-A-02: Self-leaming e-Course on Basic Data Analytics for the Public Sector Online 01-Feb-2019 31-Jan-2020 31-Dec-2019


19-AG-17-GE-DLN-A-03: Self-learning e-Course on Innovative Cost-effective Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture Online 07-Oct-2019 06-Oct-2020 30-Sep-2020


19-AG-17-GE-DLN-A-05: Self-learning e-Course on Modern Food Distribution Systems Online 02-Dec-2019 01-Dec-2020 02-Dec-2019


19-AG-17-GE-DLN-A-06: Self-learning e-Course on Innovations in Agroforestry Systems Online 23-Dec-2019 22-Dec-2020 23-Dec-2019


19-AG-17-GE-DLN-A-01: Self-learning e-Course on Smart Transformation of Agriculture Online 02-Mar-2020 01-Mar-2021 01-Feb-2021


Title Venue Start Date End Date Deadline
International Training Programs:
19-RP-31-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Sustainable Productivity Tokyo, Japan 16-Dec-2019 20-Dec-2019 28-Sep-2019
19-AG-22-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Food Safety Regulations and Related Issues Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR 16-Dec-2019 20-Dec-2019 13-Aug-2019
19-IN-54-GE-TRC-A: Training of Trainers on Big Data Analytics for Public-sector Productivity Bangkok, Thailand 25-Nov-2019 29-Nov-2019 20-Aug-2019
19-AG-28-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Rural Community Development for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth Nadi, Fiji 18-Nov-2019 22-Nov-2019 23-Aug-2019
19-AG-29-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on the Formulation and Study of Spatial Development, Climate Change and the Environment for Agricultural Transformation Manila, Philippines 18-Nov-2019 22-Nov-2019 09-Aug-2019
18-AG-44-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Value Added Agriculture Islamabad, Pakistan 18-Nov-2019 22-Nov-2019 21-Oct-2019
19-RP-48-GE-CON-A: International Conference on Public Sector Productivity Manila, Philippines 14-Nov-2019 16-Nov-2019 02-Aug-2019
19-AG-10-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Smart Farming Models Bangkok, Thailand 04-Nov-2019 08-Nov-2019 25-Jun-2019
19-RP-22-GE-RES-B: Research on Education for Future industry Pakistan 01-Nov-2019 30-Oct-2020 09-Aug-2019
19-AG-01-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Application of Smart Organic Agriculture Models and Traceability Systems for Agricultural Products Hanoi, Vietnam 07-Oct-2019 11-Oct-2019 26-Jun-2019
19-IN-53-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Measuring, Monitoring and Evaluation Regulatory Performance for Productivity and Competitiveness Putrajaya, Malaysia 07-Oct-2019 11-Oct-2019 01-Jul-2019
19-IN-52-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Delivering Citizen Centered Public Service and Driving Innovation Manila, Philippines 07-Oct-2019 11-Oct-2019 23-Jul-2019
19-AG-24-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Trends in the Development of Traditional Craft Villages in the Industry 4.0 Era Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 02-Oct-2019 04-Oct-2019 04-Jul-2019
19-AG-25-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Agricultural Transformation Bali, Indonesia 30-Sep-2019 04-Oct-2019 01-Jul-2019
19-AG-16-GE-TRC-B: Organic Agroindustry Development Leadership Course in Asia Phnom Penh, Cambodia 09-Sep-2019 13-Sep-2019 15-May-2019
19-RP-21-GE-CON-A: Conference on the Future of Work Taipei, Republic of China 03-Sep-2019 05-Sep-2019 05-Jun-2019
19-RP-15-GE-TRC-B: Training of Trainers in Foresight Management and Scenario Development for Development Planners Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 26-Aug-2019 30-Aug-2019 28-Jun-2019
19-AG-19-GE-CON-A: 4th International Conference on Biofertilizers and Biopesticides: Integrated Pest Management Pingtung, Republic of China 20-Aug-2019 23-Aug-2019 30-Apr-2019
19-IN-11-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Developing a Roadmap for Industry 4.0 Taipei Republic of China 19-Aug-2019 23-Aug-2019 05-Jun-2019
19-IN-34-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Advanced Strategic Management for Enhancing Productivity Nadi, Fiji 12-Aug-2019 16-Aug-2019 07-May-2019
18-RP-33-GE-DON-C-03: International Forum on Smart Manufacturing and Launching Ceremony for the APO Center of Excellence on Smart Manufacturing (COE on SM) Republic of China 06-Aug-2019 08-Aug-2019 30-May-2019
19-IN-42-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Developing Regulatory Management System (RMS) Framework to Improve Public-sector Productivity Manila, Philippines 05-Aug-2019 09-Aug-2019 06-May-2019
19-IN-22-G E-TRC-A: Training of Trainers on Assistance Systems for Cyber physical Facilities Taipei, Republic of China 05-Aug-2019 09-Aug-2019 14-May-2019
19-IN-39-GE-TRC-A: Development of Public-sector Productivity Specialists (APO Certified Public-sector Productivity Specialists) Bangkok, Thailand 22-Jul-2019 26-Jul-2019 08-Apr-2019
19-AG-03-GE-TRC-B: Training of Trainers on Development of Rural Leadership for Change Colombo, Sri Lanka 22-Jul-2019 26-Jul-2019 26-Apr-2019
19-IN-45-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on the use of smart Technology to Raise Productivity in the Service Sector Singapore 16-Jul-2019 19-Jul-2019 07-May-2019
19-AG-04-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Innovations in Agribusiness for Young Entrepreneurs Taipei, Republic of China 01-Jul-2019 05-Jul-2019 18-Apr-2019
19-IN-82-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Sharing Best Practices in Transparent Governance for Productivity Growth in the Public Sector Colombo, Sri Lanka 24-Jun-2019 28-Jun-2019 20-Mar-2019
19-IN-61-GE-TRC-A: Training of Trainers on Productivity Measurement for Public-sector Organizations Manila, Philippines 24-Jun-2019 28-Jun-2019 04-Apr-2019
19-AG-06-GE-CON-A: Asian Food and Agribusiness Conference: Smart Food Value Chains Bangkok, Thailand 11-Jun-2019 13-Jun-2019 20-Mar-2019
19-IN-32-GE-TRC-A: Training of Trainers and Consultants in Green Productivity Taipei, Republic of China 10-Jun-2019 21-Jun-2019 20-Mar-2019
18-AG-56-GE/SPP-OSM-B: Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Advanced Postharvest Handling Technologies Tokyo, Japan 27-May-2019 31-May-2019 15-Feb-2019
19-RP-14-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on the Internet of Things for Productivity Enhancement Taipei, Republic of China 27-May-2019 31-May-2019 15-Feb-2019
19-IN-71-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Advanced Performance Management for Modern Public-sector Organizations Dhaka, Bangladesh 19-May-2019 23-May-2019 08-Feb-2019
19-AG-14-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture Dhaka, Bangladesh 05-May-2019 09-May-2019 05-Feb-2019
19-1N-41-GE-TRC-A: Training of Trainers on Smart Service and Technology for the Health Sector Jakarta, Indonesia 22-Apr-2019 26-Apr-2019 18-Jan-2019
18-AG-47-GE/SPP-OSM-A: Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Sustainable Food Value Chains Tokyo, Japan 22-Apr-2019 26-Apr-2019 01-Feb-2019
International Workshop on Value-added Agriculture Islamabad, Pakistan 22-Apr-2019 26-Apr-2019 08-Mar-2019
19-IN-51-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Accountable Governance for Productivity Growth and Competitiveness Dhaka, Bangladesh 21-Apr-2019 25-Apr-2019 16-Jan-2019
19-RP-25-GE-CON-B: Forum on Disruptive Technologies and Technology-driven Productivity Jakarta, Indonesia 26-Mar-2019 28-Mar-2019 18-Jan-2019

Information for applicants

Please read instruction before applying for any course.

APO Biodata Form : Download   Instruction for applicants : Download
Nomination letter for Government Sector : Download   Nomination letter for Private Sector : Download
List of required documents : Download   APO Guide for Participants: Download



APO Liaison Department
National Productivity Organization
Ministry of Industries & Production
Government of Pakistan