Longwood Shola

116 ha
Forest Area under IFA → Reserve forest
The Nilgiris, Tamilnadu


Area (ha)116
Ecosystem TypeForest
Number of households-
Number of people-

Origin and Establishment

Origin and Establishment
OriginNew initiative by community, New initiative by government agency, New initiative by external non-government agency
Year of Formation-
MotivationsEcological functions, Natural habitat and species conservation, Wild biodiversity conservation, Response to external threat

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems
Collective of CCAs-
Decision Making BodyLongwood Shola Watchdog Committee (LWSC), Forest department
Rules and RegulationsFormal
Community activities through the yearPatrolling, watch and ward, Soil and water conservation, Fencing

Legal and Other Recognitions

Legal and Other Recognitions
Legal Status Forest Area under IFA → Reserve forest
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 Subsistence-
Social Impacts-
Ecological ImpactNatural habitat preservation, Good diversity and population of wildlife, Improved/sustained ecological services
Internal Threats and ChallengesInternal differences and inequities, Lack of resources and pressures of poverty
External Threats and ChallengesInvasive or non-native species

Data Contributor

Data Contributor
Data SourceFrom publicly available sources
Year of Study2001

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References and Glossary
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