Agenda of Meeting - APMAS Knowledge Network

23-24 January, 2014
Dusit Thani Hotel
Pattaya, Thailand
Asian Project Management Support Programme (APMAS) is an
IFAD funded regional programme. It aims at improving the
development effectiveness and efficiency of pro-poor rural
development programmes in the Asia and the Pacific region.
Building project management capacity
Improving the capacity of service providers
Gender Sensitization of IFAD’s M&E system
Creating learning resources
Asian Project Management
Support Programme
Asian Institute of Technology
(AIT) Khlong Luang,
Pathumthani, Thailand.
Tel : +66 (0)2 524 5551/6536
APMAS’s Culminating Event “Lessons Learned and Ways Forward”
Main objectives of the workshop:
Review the methods, achievements, and results of capacity building approaches used by
Reflect upon the shortcomings and lessons learned during the implementation of APMAS.
Get into a constructive dialog with stakeholders regarding the APMAS model and get their
vision for similar approaches in the future.
To explore stakeholders’ current and future capacity needs of IFAD-related projects.
23rd January 2014
Master of Ceremony: Jagriti Shankar
8.30- 9.00 am
9.00 – 9.15 am
Opening and Welcome remarks
9.15 – 9.30 am
IFAD’s Asia Pacific Region Strategy
Chase Palmeri
9.30 -10.00 am
Introduction of Participants
10 - 10.30 am
APMAS Overview & Achievements
• Chase Palmeri
• Kyoko Kusakabe
10.30- 11.00 am Group Photo and Tea Break
11.00-12.00 am
Improved M &E for Project Management
Moderator: Kyoko Kusakabe
Project’s experience - Ouk Vuthirith (RULIP)
Project’s experience – Duong Kim Chhean (RULIP)
IFAD’s experience - Tawfiq El-Zabri
Asian Project Management Support Programme (APMAS)
APMAS’s Culminating Event “Lessons Learned and Ways Forward”
12.00 – 1.00 pm
Lunch Break
1.00 – 2.00 pm
Gender Sensitive Management
Moderator: Philippe Doneys
APMAS’s Gender Mainstreaming initiatives- Jagriti Shankar
2.00 –3.00 pm
Project’s experience - Beria Leimona Hairu (RUPES)
Country experience - The Chhunhak (Ministry of Women’s
Service Provider’s perspective - Put Sopheak /GADC
Better Project Management through Improved Financial Management
Moderator: Talk Show by Chase Palmeri
IFAD’s perspective - Mohamed Abdou Bousselham
Country’s perspective - Meng Sakphouseth
Project’s experience – Hak Chanthavy
3.00- 3.30 pm
Tea Break
3.30 – 4.00 pm
Community involvement for inclusive development
Moderator: Mokbul Morshed Ahmad
4.00 – 5.00 pm
Project’s experience - Khonesavanh Vongxay – SSSJ, Laos
Project’s perspective - Hari Shankar Gupta – JTELP, India
Project’s perspective- Manoj Sinha- JTDS, India
Project’s perspective - Hok Kimthourn – PADEE, Cambodia
Teaching and Learning: Alternatives and Approaches to Capacity
Building in APMAS: Mentoring
Moderator: Philippe Doneys
MS project - Vinoth Vansy- SNRMPEP, Laos
Learning Route - Hok Kimthourn, Cambodia
M&E e-learning Modules - Tawfiq El-Zabri - IFAD
Website presentation- Jagriti Shankar (APMAS)
Asian Project Management Support Programme (APMAS)
APMAS’s Culminating Event “Lessons Learned and Ways Forward”
5.00 pm
Future Capacity Needs Assessment: All Participants
Reflection of the Day
24th January 2014
9.00 - 9.30 am
Recap and Reflection
Mokbul Morshed Ahmad
9.30 – 10.30 am
Capacity Building Needs of IFAD Projects and Partners to
Accelerate Delivery
Moderator: Tawfiq El-Zabri
World Cafe (3 groups)
10.30 – 11.00 am
Tea Break
11.00 – 12.00 am
Position of AIT and Similar Teaching/Research Institutes to
Serve IFAD Project's Needs
Moderator: Tawfiq El-Zabri
12.00 - 12.15 pm
Summary and Conclusion
Philippe Doneys
12.15 pm
Closing remarks
Chase Palmeri, APMAS, Participants
12.30 pm
Lunch and Departure
Asian Project Management Support Programme (APMAS)