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Thapaliya-Mehragaon

Forest
385 ha
Forest Area under IFA → Village forest, Others → Van Panchayat
Nainital, Uttarakhand
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Description

Description
CountryIndia
Area (ha)385
Ecosystem TypeForest
Category of CCADisrupted
Number of households97
Number of people587


Origin and Establishment

Origin and Establishment
OriginRevived by community initiative, New initiative by external non-government agency
Year of Formation1988
MotivationsLivelihood, Response to external threat


Governance, Management and Conservation Systems

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems
Collective of CCAsYes
Decision Making BodyGram sabha , Women’s committee , Others → Van Panchayat
Rules and RegulationsInformal
Community activities through the yearRegulation of harvest, Patrolling, watch and ward, Plantations and restoration activities


Legal and Other Recognitions

Legal and Other Recognitions
Legal Status Forest Area under IFA → Village forest, Others → Van Panchayat
FRA Applicability Yes
Community Forest Resource Rights (CFR)CFR claim not filed
Date of filing CFR claim-
Level of CFR claim -
Date of recognition of CFR claim-
Management plan statusOthers (please specify)
Land OwnershipGovernment owned → Forest Department
Other Recognised Status NA
Sacred LandscapeYes


Impact and Learnings

Impact and Learnings
Impact on Livelihoods and SubsistenceCut fodder, Grazing, Firewood, Non-timber forest produce
Social ImpactsCommunity empowerment, Empowerment of women/youth/disadvantaged sections, Mitigation of external threat
Ecological ImpactNatural habitat preservation
Internal Threats and ChallengesHoteliers, Contractors and Builders lobby, as this is a hotspot for people from Delhi wanting to build farmhouses
External Threats and ChallengesUnwanted development pressures, Decline in biodiversity , Climate change impacts


Data Contributor

Data Contributor
Data SourceFrom publicly available sources
Year of Study2001


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References and Glossary
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