DIRECTOR-GENERAL NATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY CENTRE ELECTED VICE PRESIDENT OF PAN-AFRICAN PRODUCTIVITY ASSOCIATION (PAPA)

DIRECTOR-GENERAL NATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY CENTRE ELECTED VICE PRESIDENT OF PAN-AFRICAN PRODUCTIVITY ASSOCIATION (PAPA)
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The Director-General of the National Productivity Centre, Dr. Kashim Akor has been elected Vice President of the Pan-African Productivity Association (PAPA). The election took place at the Association’s General Assembly held in Gaborone, Botswana.

The Pan-African Productivity Association is an organization of all National Productivity Organizations (NPOs) within the African Continent with headquarters in Midrand, South Africa.

The Association provides a forum for promoting and sharing ideas and experiences on strategies, techniques and practices for Productivity enhancement, accelerated economic growth and social development in Africa.

Some of the numerous advantages of the National Productivity Centre’s membership of this Association include building the capacity of officers of member states, promoting and monitoring research studies on Productivity, facilitating dissemination of the findings to African economies and serving as Pan-African clearing house for information on Productivity enhancement in Africa.

Dr. Kashim Akor, while briefing staff and Management of the Centre, said PAPA has entered into a partnership programme with the Asian Productivity Organization (APO) that will ensure the training of over forty officers of the Centre in both Basic and Advanced Productivity Practitioners Course in Japan in the coming year.

The appointment is for a period of two years.

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