PM’s Performance Delivery Unit


NPO Intranet

NPO Employees Intranet

NPO Web Mail


Follow us

ask_here ask_here

Please Click on the relevant link for more details


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.

Scholarship Opportunities

International APO Program

Nominations are invited for the following APO Programs.

Title Venue Start Date End Date Deadline Details
International Training Programs:
19-AG-21-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Startups in the Food-processing Industry by Sri Lanka Virtual/ Digital Session 10-Nov-2020 12-Nov-2020 15-Oct-2020 Details
20-IN-91-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on People-centric Digital Transformation by Taiwan Virtual/ Digital Session 25-Nov-2020 27-Nov-2020 19-Oct-2020 Details
International Workshop on Advanced Postharvest Technology for Horticultural Crops Virtual/ Digital Session 01-Dec-2020 03-Dec-2020 30-Oct-2020 Details
20-IN-55-GE-TRC-A: Training Course on Smart Regulation Virtual/ Digital Session 07-Dec-2020 09-Dec-2020 16-Oct-2020 Details
20-RP-21-GE-CON-A: Conference on Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy for Productivity Growth Virtual/ Digital Session 08-Dec-2020 08-Dec-2020 30-Oct-2020 Details
20-IN-41-GE-TRC-A: Training Course on Smart Service and Technology for the Hospitality Industry Virtual/ Digital Session 09-Dec-2020 11-Dec-2020 04-Nov-2020 Details
20-RP-27-GE-CON-B: Conference on Strategies for Strengthening National Innovation System by Sri Lanka Virtual/ Digital Session 10-Dec-2020 10-Dec-2020 26-Oct-2020 Details
20-IN-34-GE-TRC-A: Training of Trainers on Advanced Strategic Management for Enhancing Productivity Virtual/ Digital Session 16-Dec-2020 18-Dec-2020 09-Nov-2020 Details
Self-learning e-Course:
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 Details
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 Details
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 Details
19-I N-06-GE-D LN-A-01 Self-learning e-Course on Basic Smart Manufacturing 101 in a Blockchain-driven Era Online 23-Dec-2019 31-Dec-2020 01-Dec-2020 Details
Self-learning e-Course for the Agriculture and Food Sectors Online 06-Feb-2020 25-Dec-2020 24-Dec-2020 Details
20-IN-06-GE-DLN-A: Self-learning e-Courses for the Industry and Service Sectors Online 15-Feb-2020 31-Dec-2020 30-Dec-2020 Details
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 Details
Title Venue Start Date End Date Deadline
International Training Programs:
20-IN-54-GE-TRC-A: Training of Trainers on Government Digital Services for Public-sector Productivity Virtual/ Digital Session 25-Nov-2020 27-Nov-2020 30-Sep-2020
20-AG-15-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Smart Resource Productivity Management Virtual/ Digital Session 16-Nov-2020 18-Nov-2020 20-Sep-2020
20-IN-53-GE-TRC-A: Training of Trainers Regulatory Reform Agendas for Productivity Growth and Competitiveness Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 12-Oct-2020 16-Oct-2020 24-Jul-2020
20-AG-03-GE-TRC-B: Training of Trainers on Village Tourism Development Virtual/ Digital Session 06-Oct-2020 08-Oct-2020 04-Sep-2020
20-AG-06-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Agricultural Transformation for Food Security Manila, Philippines 05-Oct-2020 09-Oct-2020 03-Jul-2020
20-RP-12-GE-CON-A: Conference on Smart Public Service Delivery Manila, Philippines 16-Sep-2020 18-Sep-2020 25-Jun-2020
20-IN-88-GE-SMN-A: Study Mission to a Nonmember Country on Smart Cities and Urban Mobility London, UK 14-Sep-2020 18-Sep-2020 29-May-2020
20-AG-28-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Empowerment of Small-scale Farmers in Adopting Internet of Things Technologies Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 07-Sep-2020 11-Sep-2020 05-Jun-2020
20-IN-90-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Deriving Positive Impacts of Industry 4.0 for Productivity Taipei, Republic of China 07-Sep-2020 11-Sep-2020 03-Jun-2020
20-RP-23-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Scenario Planning Development Bangkok, Thailand 31-Aug-2020 04-Sep-2020 08-May-2020
20-IN-22-GE-TRC-A: Training of Trainers on Basic Automation through Simulation of Factory Operations Taipei, Republic of China 24-Aug-2020 28-Aug-2020 12-May-2020
20-AG-20-GE-CON-A: 5th International Conference on Biofertilizers and Biopesticides: Marketing and Commercialization Taipei, Republic of China 18-Aug-2020 21-Aug-2020 05-May-2020
20-RP-28-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on the Productivity Promotion Movement in the Digital Age Phnom Penh, Cambodia 10-Aug-2020 14-Aug-2020 01-May-2020
18-RP-33-GE-DON-C-05: Research on a National Smart Manufacturing Implementation Framework Pakistan 03-Aug-2020 29-Jan-2021 27-Jul-2020
20-IN-32-GE-TRC-A: Training of Trainers and Consultants in Green Productivity Taipei, Republic of China 20-Jul-2020 31-Jul-2020 30-Mar-2020
20-IN-97-GE-TRC-A Training of Trainers on Critical Big Data Analytics to Drive Productivity Bangkok, Thailand 20-Jul-2020 24-Jul-2020 01-Apr-2020
20-IN-87-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Data Assessment for Public-sector Productivity Improvement Suva, Fiji 20-Jul-2020 24-Jul-2020 01-Apr-2020
20-AG-03-GE-TRC-B: Training of Trainers on Village Tourism Development Yogyakarta, Indonesia 20-Jul-2020 24-Jul-2020 23-Apr-2020
20-AG-04-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Policy Initiatives for Attracting Youth and Preventing Attrition in Agriculture Malang, East Java, Indonesia 13-Jul-2020 17-Jul-2020 03-Apr-2020
20-IN-02-GE-TES-C: Technical Expert Services (TES) Pakistan 01-Jul-2020 31-Dec-2020 10-Jul-2020
20-RP-25-GE-CON-A: Conference on Emerging Disruptive Technologies for Economic Transformation Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 23-Jun-2020 25-Jun-2020 30-Mar-2020
20-AG-29-GE-TRC-A: Training of Trainers on Developing future-ready Agribusiness Social Enterprises Manila, Philippines 15-Jun-2020 19-Jun-2020 16-Apr-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
20-RP-22-GE-CON-A: Conference on Education for Future Industry Jakarta, Indonesia 02-Jun-2020 04-Jun-2020 28-Feb-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
20-IN-11-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Consultancy Skills and Strategies for Industry 4.0 Taipei, Republic of China 25-May-2020 29-May-2020 28-Feb-2020
19-AG-31-GE/SPP-OSM-A: Multicounty Observational Study Mission on Modern Farm Machinery Tokyo, Japan 18-May-2020 22-May-2020 30-Jan-2020
20-IN-76-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Smart Service and Technology for Enhancing Productivity in the Service Sector Seoul, Korea 18-May-2020 22-May-2020 20-Feb-2020
20-IN-85-GE-CON-A: Conference on Successful Models of Smart Public Service Delivery Dhaka, Bangladesh 10-May-2020 12-May-2020 15-Feb-2020
18-RP-42-GE-DON-C-04: Research on Case Studies of Manufacturing Transformation Strategies for Industry 4.0 (Coordination Meeting: 15 to 17 July 2020, New Delhi, India) Pakistan 01-May-2020 31-Oct-2020 31-Jan-2020
20-IN-36-GE-WSP-A: APO Developmental Workshop for Practitioners of Business Excellence Singapore 27-Apr-2020 30-Apr-2020 06-Feb-2020
19-AG-02-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Digital Agribusiness for Women Entrepreneurs Coimbatore, India 20-Apr-2020 24-Apr-2020 24-Feb-2020
20-IN-80-GE-TRC-B: Training of Trainers on Lean Manufacturing Systems Dhaka, Bangladesh 12-Apr-2020 16-Apr-2020 31-Jan-2020
20-IN-95-GE-CON-A: International Conference on Blockchain Solutions for Productivity Seoul, Korea 07-Apr-2020 09-Apr-2020 15-Jan-2020
20-AG-27-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Shaping the Future of Rice Value Chains and Policies Tokyo, Japan 06-Apr-2020 10-Apr-2020 15-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-AG-12-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Sustainable Productivity Models in Agriculture Dhaka, Bangladesh 22-Mar-2020 25-Mar-2020 03-Jan-2020
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
International Workshop on Advanced Postharvest Technology for Horticultural Crops Islamabad 09-Mar-2020 13-Mar-2020 31-Jan-2020
20-IN-02-GE-TES-C: Technical Expert Services (TES)
Application Form
Pakistan 01-Jan-2020 31-Dec-2020 15-Feb-2020

Information for applicants

Please read instruction before applying for any course.

APO Biodata Form : Download   Instruction for applicants : Download
Nomination letter: Download  



APO Liaison Office
National Productivity Organization
Ministry of Industries & Production
Government of Pakistan
11th Floor, Shaheed-e-Millat Secretariat
F-6/1, Islamabad, Pakistan
Fax:    051-9244088
Muhammad Sohaib,            Email:     Mob: 03325490277
Syed Rashid Hasan Gillani,   Eamil: