Highland agroforestry in Bale mountains, Ethiopia

Submit your application

Applications are now welcome to the first ITP LoCoFoRest course round! Deadline for applications is 1st March 2021.

The application should be made by the individual applicant but needs to be endorsed by the employer. Only applications using the attached application form signed for consent and with the attached template for the suggested Change Project will be considered.

We foresee motivated and active participants taking initiative for application, but it is off course possible for an active employing organisation also to act on motivating and prioritise individuals to apply.

Detailed instructions for the call in Leaflet

Description of the program content is available on this website, but also in the here attached Leaflet with detailed instructions for the call – study this carefully before starting the process of applying.

Below you can also download the pdf “Template for Change Project outline” and “Application Form”.

Submit your application to locoforest.apply@skogsstyrelsen.se.

Time plan for the first course round

  • Web based self-studies at home base: April – mid July 2021 (20% of fulltime).
  • Training in Sweden: three weeks in September 2021 (full time).
  • Change Project work at home base: October 2021 – March 2022.
  • National forest restoration conferences: November 2021.

Pending the Covid pandemic situation

Note that this current time plan is pending the development of the Covid pandemic. If travel constraints remain, the course in Sweden will be postponed to latest May/ June 2022 (back to back with next course round).

The Change Project will in that case be moved forward to July–December 2022. Irrespective of delays, the total time spent will remain at about 10 months at 20% of full time and three weeks full time for the course in Sweden.

Next call for application

LoCoFoRest ITP runs from 2021–2025. Next call for application for course round 2 (2022) will be posted here in December 2021.


  • Last Updated: 1/18/2021