Second Call Open for Restoration Training LoCoFoRest

18 tháng 2, 2022

Announce that we now are opening the second call for the international training program on Locally Controlled Forest Restoration – A governance and market oriented approach for resilient landscapes (LoCoFoRest)
Application for our second course round is now open until April 4 2022!
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LoCoFoRest will build capacity in national, regional and local institutions and organisations. The programme will give participants the skills and knowledge to enrich their organisations' capacity to support local communities and entrepreneurs to make forest and landscape restoration scalable and to take advantage of new value chains and the growing demands of a biobased economy. 

Target group

-National, regional and local government; civil society; private sector and academic organisations working with forest restoration, processing of forest products, management of forest ecosystem services and natural resources management such as water and biodiversity.
-Applicants are individuals working in these organisations and institutions, and require the approval of their employer.
-Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Lao PDR, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam

Training programme components

The programme has five components, all based in your home country or neighbouring region:

Start-up meeting and part-time online course
Intensive mid-term workshop
Mentored "Change Project" (CP)
Final meeting presenting CPs (jointly with start-up meeting for next course round)
Alumni platform and alumni seminars

Programme period

LoCoFoRest runs from 2021–2025. To be able implement the program despite different degrees of travel restrictions the program is now slightly changed compared with the first call in 2021.

Partners and Donor

The Swedish Forest Agency (SFA) is lead organiser in partnership with Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and The Eco-Innovation Foundation (EIF). The programme is financed by the Swedish International Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida).

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