Tangisahi Jungle Surakhiya Committee

174.34 ha
Forest Area under IFA → Reserve forest, Forest Area under IFA → Village forest, CFR under FRA
Nayagarh, Odisha


Area (ha)174.34
Ecosystem TypeForest
Number of households30
Number of people120

Origin and Establishment

Origin and Establishment
Year of Formation2002
MotivationsLivelihood, Ecological functions, Self empowerment, Religious/cultural sentiments, Wild biodiversity conservation, Response to external threat

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems
Collective of CCAsYes
Decision Making BodyCFR management committee
Rules and Regulations-
Community activities through the yearFire Management, Regulation of harvest, Patrolling, watch and ward, Soil and water conservation

Legal and Other Recognitions

Legal and Other Recognitions
Legal Status Forest Area under IFA → Reserve forest, Forest Area under IFA → Village forest, CFR under FRA
FRA Applicability Yes
Community Forest Resource Rights (CFR)CFR claims recognised
Date of filing CFR claim01-01-2008
Level of CFR claim -
Date of recognition of CFR claim31-07-2022
Management plan statusCFRMC constituted and endorsed by Gram Sabha
Land OwnershipGovernment owned → Forest Department, Government owned → Revenue Department, Community Owned
Other Recognised Status Others → ?
Sacred Landscape-

Impact and Learnings

Impact and Learnings
Impact on Livelihoods and SubsistenceCut fodder, Grazing, Firewood, Non-timber forest produce, Timber
Social ImpactsCommunity empowerment, Empowerment of women/youth/disadvantaged sections, Assured land ownership or access, Revival or continuation of cultural/religious associations, Mitigation of external threat
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, Lack of resources and pressures of poverty, Over-harvesting from within the community, Changing socio-cultural practices and aspirations
External Threats and ChallengesRestrictive laws and policies, Unwanted extraction, Invasive or non-native species

Data Contributor

Data Contributor
Data SourceThrough participation and consent of entire community
Year of Study2023

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References and Glossary

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