Forest, Others → Mountain Ecosystem
550 ha
Forest Area under IFA → Unclassed forest
Kiphire, Nagaland


Area (ha)550
Ecosystem TypeForest, Others → Mountain Ecosystem
Number of households18
Number of people135

Origin and Establishment

Origin and Establishment
OriginNew initiative by community, New initiative by government agency
Year of Formation2015
MotivationsLivelihood, Ecological functions, Wild biodiversity conservation, To conserve nature and natural resources for future generations

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems
Collective of CCAs-
Decision Making BodySangtsung Village Council, Sangtsung Village Citizens group.
Rules and RegulationsFormal
Community activities through the yearRegulation of harvest, Plantations and restoration activities, Fencing

Legal and Other Recognitions

Legal and Other Recognitions
Legal Status Forest Area under IFA → Unclassed 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 OwnershipCommunity Owned
Other Recognised Status Key Biodiversity Area, Important Bird Area, Biodiversity Hotspot, Fakim Wildlife Sanctuary and Saramati Area KBA and IBA; Indo-Burma Biodiversity Hotspot
Sacred Landscape-

Impact and Learnings

Impact and Learnings
Impact on Livelihoods and SubsistenceFirewood, Non-timber forest produce, Fish
Social ImpactsCommunity empowerment, Empowerment of women/youth/disadvantaged sections, Assured land ownership or access
Ecological ImpactNatural habitat preservation, Good diversity and population of wildlife, Improved/sustained ecological services
Internal Threats and ChallengesReduced awareness about biodiversity and its value, Lack of resources and pressures of poverty, Over-harvesting from within the community
External Threats and ChallengesUnwanted extraction , Decline in biodiversity , Climate change impacts

Data Contributor

Data Contributor
Data SourceBy external entity with permission of community member
Year of Study2022

References and Glossary

References and Glossary

Multimedia, News and Updates

Community Conserved Areas

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