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Ashtamudi Lake

Wetlands and rivers
3800 ha
Kollam, Kerala


Area (ha)3800
Ecosystem TypeWetlands and rivers
Number of households-
Number of people-

Origin and Establishment

Origin and Establishment
OriginNew initiative by community, New initiative by government agency
Year of Formation1980
MotivationsLivelihood, Natural habitat and species conservation

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems
Collective of CCAs-
Decision Making Bodyadivasi members of a larger village or community
Rules and RegulationsInformal
Community activities through the yearRegulation of harvest

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 SubsistenceFish
Social ImpactsCommunity empowerment
Ecological ImpactNatural habitat preservation, Good diversity of crops, livestock, fish
Internal Threats and ChallengesConflict with other communities, Over-harvesting from within the community
External Threats and Challenges-

Data Contributor

Data Contributor
Data SourceFrom publicly available sources
Year of Study-

References and Glossary

References and Glossary

Multimedia, News and Updates

Community Conserved Areas

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