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
163 - Utilize appropriate building materials for livestock enclosres that can withstand climtic extremes
305 - Use downed braches as a soil erosion/runoff break (sloped areas)
306 - Gravel/pave roads in logging areas
307 - Maintain proper crossings (streams and rivers)
308 - Introduce sediment catchment devices (leaves/branches or other sediment traps)
309 - Practice good log stacking and log piling to maintain production quality during wet times
310 - Use cable logging rather than bulldozers
311 - Shift forestry operations to dry areas/islands during prolong rainy periods.
312 - Appropriately zone and spatially plan logging activities within concession areas
313 - Follow and plan forestry operations and activities according to Meteo forecasts and outlooks
314 - Reduce working hours/tasks during rain times