Muxingchim Yimkhiung

Ayovong community forest

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


Area (ha)500
Ecosystem TypeForest, Others → Mountain Ecosystem
Number of households115
Number of people1041

Origin and Establishment

Origin and Establishment
OriginNew initiative by community
Year of Formation-
MotivationsLivelihood, Ecological functions, Self empowerment, Natural habitat and species conservation

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems
Collective of CCAs-
Decision Making BodyOthers → Forest protection committee , Others → Traditional system of elders , Penkim Village Council
Rules and RegulationsFormal
Community activities through the yearPlantations and restoration activities, Soil and water conservation

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 SubsistenceGrazing, Firewood, Non-timber forest produce
Social ImpactsCommunity empowerment, Empowerment of women/youth/disadvantaged sections
Ecological ImpactNatural habitat preservation, Good diversity and population of wildlife, Good diversity of crops, livestock, fish
Internal Threats and ChallengesReduced awareness about biodiversity and its value, Lack of resources and pressures of poverty
External Threats and ChallengesDecline in biodiversity , Climate change impacts

Data Contributor

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

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