Khirakot village, Almora

Forest, Grasslands
11 ha
Almora , Uttarakhand


Area (ha)11
Ecosystem TypeForest, Grasslands
Category of CCADefined
Number of households173
Number of people689

Origin and Establishment

Origin and Establishment
OriginRevived by community initiative
Year of Formation1979
MotivationsEcological functions, Natural habitat and species conservation, Response to external threat

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems
Collective of CCAs-
Decision Making BodyOthers → Van Panchayat
Rules and RegulationsFormal
Community activities through the yearRegulation of harvest, Patrolling, watch and ward, Plantations and restoration activities, Soil and water conservation

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 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, Good diversity of crops, livestock, fish, Improved/sustained ecological services
Internal Threats and Challenges-
External Threats and ChallengesUnwanted extraction

Data Contributor

Data Contributor
Data SourceFrom publicly available sources
Year of Study2000

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