Adaptation Actions

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163 - Utilize appropriate building materials for livestock enclosres that can withstand climtic extremes
219 - Create firebreaks between bush and garden areas
220 - Remove unnecessary weeds, dead trees, dry branches and dry organic litter from gardens
221 - Relocate gardens away from fire prone areas
222 - Burn flammable grasses around gardens in the wet season to prevent excessive fuel buildup
322 - Plant pasture grass species that can withstand flood conditions (para and elephant)
323 - Plant pasture grass species that can tolerate water (papolo and beans)
324 - Plant fodder tree species in pastures that tolerate water
325 - Move bullock to less flood prone areas including hill side grazing areas, and plateaus
326 - Make advance arrangements where bullock could be moved in case of flooding in the primary pastures
446 - Use antibiotics to treat the Charolais Bullock eyelid sores problem due to sunlight overexposure
447 - Avoid sunlight vulnerable varieties of bullock like Charolais
448 - Encourage sunlight tolerant varieties of bullock like Brahman mixes
449 - Ensure that Charolais variety is placed in the shade during the hottest and sunniest parts of the day.
450 - Cross Charolais with Brahman to develop tolerance to high light intensity.
451 - Place bullock in shade trees for middle day times, while morning and afternoon time are best for feeding in open pastures