Adaptation Actions

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1 - After a cyclone, pile tubers and fresh foods in a hole, the foods will begin to rot, but moisture will eventually drain out and the dried foods can be eaten
2 - After a cyclone, bring Fiji taro to bush kitchen, keep in a dry place, and constantly rotate so that is does not constantly lay on one side
3 - After a cyclone, build a yam shelter raised off the ground, that is cool and dry
4 - Practice fruit drying
5 - Practice preserve/jam making
6 - Dry nangai and natapoa for long term usage
7 - Dry breadfruit for long term use
8 - Produce flour for long term use
9 - Collect wild tubers for consumption after cyclones
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