Schedule of open courses on community forestry - 2017

Throughout the year, we hold scheduled courses available for open registration. Below are the currently scheduled courses for this year.

Course nameDate 2017LocationDescription
Promoting gender equality in natural resource management: From policy to action 23-26 January 2017Bangkok, Thailand

Participants in this training course will be exposed to gender mainstreaming interventions in sustainable resource management, particularly through interactions and discussions gender experts in the field and a visit to a community in Thailand to draw on-the-ground and direct lessons.For more information, click here

Transforming forest conflict in the context of climate change mitigation6-10 March 2017Bangkok, Thailand

This training  course is designed on the basis that conflict in climate change mitigation initiatives such as REDD+ can present opportunities to develop capacities for more inclusive and sustainable land-use development. It aims to enable REDD+ decision-makers to better understand the need to transform forest conflict. For more information, click here.

Leadership camp for sustainable forests: An experiential field-based learning with local communities    October 2017 (dates TBC)Baan Huay Hin Lad Nai, Karen Community, Chiang Rai, Thailand

This training focuses on promoting better understanding on the importance of leadership in the context of sustainable forest management and identifying and strengthening leadership knowledge and skills needed to bring about positive social change. The training camp is located in Baan Huay Hin Lad Nai, a Karen community located in a National Reserve Forest area in Chiang Rai Province. Participants will also have the opportunity to interact with 2013 United Nations' Forest Hero, Mr. Preecha Siri. 

*with a study visit  to a site in Thailand 


For more information on these courses, please email


  1. The tuition fee covers all training expenses, course materials, as well as all costs incurred during the field visit (meals, accommodation, and transport).

  2. Please allocate adequate budget for daily meals, accommodation, and incidental fees. RECOFTC's Bangkok facilities are available for accommodation in a private, air-conditioned room for an additional US$30/day per participant for the duration of all the courses in Bangkok. Accomodation for courses in other countries will vary from city to city.