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Mendha-Lekha

Forest
1800 ha
CFR under FRA
Gadchiroli, Maharashtra
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Description

Description
CountryIndia
Area (ha)1800
Ecosystem TypeForest
Category of CCADefined
Number of households-
Number of people400


Origin and Establishment

Origin and Establishment
OriginRevived by community initiative
Year of Formation1979
MotivationsLivelihood, Response to external threat


Governance, Management and Conservation Systems

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems
Collective of CCAs-
Decision Making BodyGram sabha
Rules and Regulations-
Community activities through the yearFire Management, Patrolling, watch and ward, Plantations and restoration activities, Soil and water conservation


Legal and Other Recognitions

Legal and Other Recognitions
Legal Status CFR under FRA
FRA Applicability Yes
Community Forest Resource Rights (CFR)CFR claims recognised
Date of filing CFR claim-
Level of CFR claim -
Date of recognition of CFR claim06-10-2009
Management plan status-
Land OwnershipCommunity Owned
Other Recognised Status -
Sacred Landscape-


Impact and Learnings

Impact and Learnings
Impact on Livelihoods and SubsistenceCut fodder, Firewood, Non-timber forest produce, Timber
Social ImpactsCommunity empowerment, Assured land ownership or access, Revival or continuation of cultural/religious associations
Ecological ImpactGood diversity of crops, livestock, fish, Improved/sustained ecological services
Internal Threats and ChallengesConflict with other communities
External Threats and Challenges-


Data Contributor

Data Contributor
Data SourceFrom publicly available sources
Year of Study2018


References and Glossary


Multimedia, News and Updates


Community Conserved Areas

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