Adaptation Actions

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12 - Plant gardens within forest wind breaks, or plant windbreaks to protect sensitive crops (glyricidia)
13 - Avoidance of agricultural activities in the immediate coastal strip
14 - Plant leafy crops in gardens that are well sheltered from winds (e.g. valleys etc)
15 - Plant root crops in exposed areas
16 - Cut the leaves of bananas prior to a cyclone to prevent uprooting
17 - Cut the stems of manioc prior to a cyclone to prevent uprooting
18 - Introduce Dwarf Varieties of manioc that will be less susceptible to wind damage
19 - Remove yam stakes during pre cyclone preparations
20 - Utilize early harvest varieties of yam (6 months) that can be harvested before cyclone season
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
154 - Establish site specific water guidelines for each species to ensure planting in right location
155 - Implement irrigation systems on commercial properties
156 - Irrigate individual high value individual trees, with bucket or other means
157 - Introduce desalination/distillation for irrigation in dry coastal communities