"Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) and Asian Productivity Organization (APO) has successfully conducted the workshop on "Revitalization of Rural Communities through Productivity Improvement Initiatives" in Jakarta, 21–25 August 2017. The workshop was organized in collaboration with Indonesia’s Ministry of Village, Development of Disadvantaged Region, and Transmigration (MVDDRT). On behalf of DG CIRDAP, Ms. Eva Benita A Tuzon, Director, RPPD and Ms. Nishat Farzana, Programme Associate, RPPD attended the workshop in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The five-day workshop reviewed different approaches to and models of rural community revitalization and their applicability to participating organizations and countries. 22 participants from CIRDAP and APO member countries attended the workshop."