Calender of Activities 2018-04-17T13:02:55+00:00

Calender of Activities

Int. Training on Food Waste to Wealth: Post-Harvest to Market

August 20th, 2018|0 Comments

The Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) in collaboration with the Nation Institute for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD&PR), SFIDA and APERDRI is organising an International Training Programme on Food Waste to Wealth: Post-Harvest to Market.

Nominations are expected from CIRDAP member countries. The participants will be mid and senior-level government officials dealing with the theme of the programme.

Official nominations should be come through CIRDAP contact ministry with the prescribed nomination form and sent to by 20 September 2018.

Before starting the application process, kindly read the “Application Procedure” very carefully.

Training Code: TF-182-NIRDPR-2018
Training Title: CIRDAP-NIRD&PR-SFIDA-APERDRI International Training Programme on Food Waste to Wealth: Post-Harvest to Market
Timing and Duration: 04-13 October 2018 (10 days, excluding arrival and departure)
Venue: Iran


Download following documents:

  1. Aplication procedure
  2. Nomination Form
  3. Training Brief
  4. Participant Profile-Form
  5. Participants Medical form

Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Fellowship Programme 2018-19

August 20th, 2018|0 Comments

The Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Programme was instituted in 1964 for developing Human Recourse for the Government of India. Later on, its activities have also been associated with several regional and multilateral organizations and cooperation groupings like ASEAN, BIMSTEC, AARDO, MGC, etc. In connection with this, from 2013 CIRDAP also being affiliated with Government of India in ITEC Programme. The Indian Government have sponsored twenty (20) slots of this fellowship under CIRDAP Secretariat.

Each year CIRDAP ambit different courses under this programme and offer fellowship for the Government Officials of its member countries. As a gesture of regional cooperation to develop human resources for the fiscal year 2018-19 CIRDAP is offering the following courses for fellowship.

Sl. Institute Course Name Start Date End Date
1. IIPA Climate Change and Governance 22-10-2018 02-11-2018
2. NIRD Good Governance for Management of Rural Development Programmes 22-10-2018 18-11-2018
3. CIFT Extension Management Techniques for up-scaling Technology Dissemination on Fisheries 09-11-2018 22-11-2018
4. RISDC Development Partnership: Learning South-South Cooperation (LSSC) 12-11-2018 23-11-2018
5. NIRD Community Driven Rural Development 19-11-2018 16-12-2018
6. NISE International Training Programme on Solar Technologies and Applications 26-11-2018 14-12-2018
7. GSITI Geographic Information System for Geoscientists 10-01-2019 06-02-2019
8. NIRD Participatory Planning for Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development 18-02-2019 17-03-2019
9. NIRD Sustainable Agriculture Strategies for Rural Development 21-01-2019 17-02-2019
10. NIRD Training Methodology for Development Professionals 21-01-2019 17-02-2019


For applying in any of these courses under CIRDAP Secretariat please click here (

Before starting the application process, kindly read the “Application Procedure” very carefully.

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Relevant Documents:

(i) Application Procedure

(ii) Nomination Form

CIRDAP to Celebrate the 39th Founding Anniversary

July 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) is going to celebrate its 39th Founding Anniversary on 18-19th July 2018 at the CIRDAP International Conference Centre (CICC), Dhaka.

In marking the occasion, a two-day long programme including four technical sessions themed (i) Rising Bangladesh (ii) Digital Bangladesh: ICT in Rural Development (iii) Food Waste to Wealth and ((iv) Sustainable/Smart Rural Village Model will be held.

H.E. Mr. Md. Mashiur Rahman Ranga, M.P. State Minister for Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives of the Government of the Peoples of the Government of Bangladesh will attend the programme as the Chief guests. The programme will be attended by high level Diplomats from CIRDAP Member Countries, Government Officials of Bangladesh, Development Workers, Scholars from different organisations and institutions.

The inaugural programme will start at 9.00 am on 18th June 2016 and will be followed by technical sessions at the CIRDAP International Conference Centre (CICC), Chameli House, 17 Topkhana Road, Dhaka 1000. The tentative programme schedule is attached for your information.

For information, CIRDAP, a regional, inter-governmental and autonomous organisation, was established in July 6, 1979 at the initiative of the countries of the Asia-Pacific region and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations with mandate to foster integrated rural development in the Asia-Pacific region promoting regional cooperation through research, pilot projects, training and dissemination of information. The member countries are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Fiji, India, Iran, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam and Headquarters located in Bangladesh.