Adaptation Actions

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137 - Introduce freshwater namarai to stagnant pools
138 - Physically move animals from drying streams to others that are running
139 - Channel water from consistent source for sensitive animals in drying pools
140 - Clean water sources of debris/obstruction to allow flow of water to drying aquatic habitats
141 - Build water storage areas (dams etc) for vulnerable species
142 - Establish protected areas/tabus to control other threats to drought stressed animals and plants
143 - Utilize green houses for enhanced/controlled fruit production
163 - Utilize appropriate building materials for livestock enclosres that can withstand climtic extremes
195 - Apply local and imported pesticides and Insecticides
285 - Use contour planting to prevent soil erosion during floods or storms
286 - Practice minimal tillage agriculture
287 - Utilize vetiver grasses to hold and prevent topsoil loss from gardens
288 - Utilize animal manure to counteract soil nutrient leeching in rainy times
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
389 - Apply local and imported herbicides (and chemical injections)
390 - Physically remove invasive species