Events of 2017

Sl no.DateEvents
0121 January, 2017

The Centre on Geo-informatics Applications in Rural Development

(CGARD) – widely known as GIS center – was set up at CIRDAP and duly

0221-23 January,
CIRDAP in collaboration with NIRD&PR organized a training programme
on Geo-informatics Applications in Rural Development during at CIRDAP
ICT Centre.
031st February, 2017

Rural Development Report 2016 – An Outlook of Rural Income and

Poverty in Asia and the Pacific

046-10 February,
CIRDAP – AARDO – MARDI collaborative International Round Table on
“Agricultural Insurance – A Climate Change Adaptation Tool
in African, Asian and Pacific Regions”
0512 – 22 February,


CIRDAP – NIRD&PR Collaborative International Training Programme on
“Rural Technologies for Inclusive Growth”
0627 February – 3 March,


Study Visit of CIRDAP Staff to Barefoot College, Tirona, India
072 March 2017

Meeting with (Former) Director General of Bangladesh Academy FOR

Rural Development (BARD)

0816 March 2017

Meeting with Senior Programme Specialist of SAARC Agricultural Centre


0914- 23 March,
IRDAP – NIRD&PR Collaborative International Training Programme on
“Human Resource Development for Rural Development”
103-5 May 2017The 32nd Technical Committee (TC-32) Meeting of CIRDAP was held at
the Bangladesh Academy of Rural Development (BARD), Comilla,
1114 – 20 May 2017

CIRDAP – BIRD – INFRA Collaborative Exposure cum Training Pro gramme

on “Agro processing”

1228 May 2017A team led by the Director General of CIRDAP visited the Ayesha Abed
Foundation’s (AAF) Manikgonj project area in Bangladesh – an initiative
of BRAC, the largest NGO in the world
1308 June 2017

DG CIRDAP had a meeting with H.E. Sonam Tobden Rabgye, Bhutanese

Ambassador to Bangladesh at Embassy of Bhutan in Dhaka.

1426 June 2017

DG CIRDAP exchanging Eid greetings with H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Hon’ble

Prime Minister, Government of Bangladesh

1526 June 2017

DG CIRDAP’s Eid greetings with H.E. Mr. Md. Abdul Hamid, Hon’ble

President, Government of Bangladesh.

166th July, 2017CIRDAP Foundation day/Anniversary
1716 August – 2 October,


Internship Programme 2017
18August 2017 – July
Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development Management (PGDRDM)
14th Batch
1921-25 August 2017

Regional Workshop on Revitalization of Rural Communities through

Productivity Improvement Initiatives

2024-26 August 2017CIRDAP and SAARC Agriculture Centre (SAC) organized a Consultative
Meeting on Community-based Non-Wood Forest Products Enterprise: A
Sustainable Business Modelat Thimpu, Bhutan
2111-15 September,
Workshop on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in
2217 – 19 September,
Training Programme on “Geo –Informatics Application in Rural
2325–29 September,
CIRDAP – APO – NIRD&PR Collaborative International Workshop on
“Advanced Farm Mechanization: Crop Sector”
2409-10 October,
The Thirty-first Meeting of the CIRDAP Executive Committee (EC-31) was
held during 2017 at Metro Manila, Philippines.
2513th October 2017

The Twenty-first Meeting of the CIRDAP Governing Council (GC-21) was

held at Metro Manila, Philippines.

2613 – 22 November,


CIRDAP – NIRD&PR Collaborative International Training Programme on
“Geospatial Information Management in Rural Development”
2725 November,
A Focus Group Discussion was organized via video conference on the
project – “ Livelihood Enhancement of the Small Farmers in SAARC
Region through Small Scale Agro-business focusing on Value Chain
2811-15 December,
CIRDAP – APO Collaborative Programme “Workshop on Cold Chain and
Logistics Management for Agri – food Products”

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