Adaptation Actions

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27 - Practice pollarding/topping to enhance for wind resistance in key species
28 - Prune and thin planted forests before a cyclone
29 - Prop young trees with braces to enhance wind resistance
30 - Establish green belts/wind breaks around and within planted forests
31 - Practice proactive management of forests (remove old, dead, diseased species that may cause damage during cyclones
32 - Selectively harvest large, cyclone-vulnerable trees and allow small trees to remain.
33 - Establish seed orchards in cyclone-resistant and secured locations
34 - Take out insurance on planted forests and forestry equipment
35 - Identify and plant dwarf fruit trees
36 - Identify and encourage plantation establishment in areas less affected by cyclones
37 - Discourage introduction of foreign tree species with low wind tolerance
38 - Plant local, endemic, long-cyclone resistant species
39 - Establish permanent sample plots to investigate the impacts of cyclones of certain forests and tree species
40 - Practice enrichment planting in cyclone/storm affected forests
41 - Develop plans and products that utilize (re use) cyclone-damaged trees and branches
163 - Utilize appropriate building materials for livestock enclosres that can withstand climtic extremes
304 - Discourage clearing of vegetation on steep slopes
304 (a) - Reforest cleared slopes with tree and grass species with well developed root systems that will control soil erosion (e.g. vetiver and namamau)
304 (b) - Forest Plantations on sloping areas should be planted in various planting rows and patters to encourage soil retention
319 - Practice ex situ conservation