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
89 - Intercrop with valuable trees
90 - Intercrop taro with trees that will provide some sunlight penetration
91 - Intercrop kumala with banana to provide shade for kumala
92 - Intercrop trees with banana to provide shade for bananas
93 - Practice alley cropping with nutrient providing and shade producing trees like glyricidia
94 - Plant taro under green net (60-80% sunlight) shade cloth
95 - Use live staking of yam leaves, so that the live supports will provide shade to the yam plant
96 - Grow sensitive crops in protected nurseries
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