Kolavipaalam Beach (Kotta Kadapuram)

Marine and coastal
400 ha
Kozhikode, Kerala


Area (ha)400
Ecosystem TypeMarine and coastal
Number of households140
Number of people-

Origin and Establishment

Origin and Establishment
OriginNew initiative by community
Year of Formation-
MotivationsNatural habitat and species conservation

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems
Collective of CCAs-
Decision Making BodyResource users
Rules and RegulationsInformal
Community activities through the yearPatrolling, watch and ward, Fencing

Legal and Other Recognitions

Legal and Other Recognitions
Legal Status -
FRA Applicability -
Community Forest Resource Rights (CFR)-
Date of filing CFR claim-
Level of CFR claim -
Date of recognition of CFR claim-
Management plan status-
Land Ownership-
Other Recognised Status P.V. Thampy award in November 2000 for environmental protection through community participation
Sacred Landscape-

Impact and Learnings

Impact and Learnings
Impact on Livelihoods and SubsistenceFish
Social ImpactsCommunity empowerment, Empowerment of women/youth/disadvantaged sections
Ecological ImpactNatural habitat preservation, Good diversity and population of wildlife, Good diversity of crops, livestock, fish, Improved/sustained ecological services
Internal Threats and ChallengesConflict with other communities, Reduced awareness about biodiversity and its value
External Threats and ChallengesRestrictive laws and policies

Data Contributor

Data Contributor
Data SourceFrom publicly available sources
Year of Study2001

References and Glossary

References and Glossary

Multimedia, News and Updates

Community Conserved Areas

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