Chamanpur Village

Forest, Mixed - cultivable wasteland with sandy soil
260 ha
Balrampur, Chattisgarh


Area (ha)260
Ecosystem TypeForest, Mixed - cultivable wasteland with sandy soil
Number of households-
Number of people-

Origin and Establishment

Origin and Establishment
OriginRevived by community initiative, New initiative by external non-government agency
Year of Formation1993
MotivationsLivelihood, Ecological functions

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems
Collective of CCAs-
Decision Making BodyWatershed committee
Rules and Regulations-
Community activities through the yearImproving traditional water conservation structures such as check-dams, ponds, etc

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 -
Sacred Landscape-

Impact and Learnings

Impact and Learnings
Impact on Livelihoods and SubsistenceAgriculture, Water
Social ImpactsCommunity empowerment, Revival or continuation of cultural/religious associations, Prevention of distress outmigration
Ecological ImpactNatural habitat preservation, Good diversity and population of wildlife, Improved/sustained ecological services
Internal Threats and ChallengesInternal differences and inequities
External Threats and ChallengesInvasive or non-native species, Delay of fund transfers from the Government, High-yielding varieties of crops are being promoted because of the agricultural policy of the government that offers higher rates for hybrid varieties as compared to indigenous varieties

Data Contributor

Data Contributor
Data SourceFrom publicly available sources
Year of Study1999

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References and Glossary
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