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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
166 - Provide bullock with bore hole wells within pastures
167 - Provide dishes of water, cement pools inside pig fence
168 - Provide bullock with water dumps within pastures (Dig trenches to hold water)
169 - Proactively move animals (bullock, pigs, goats etc) close to rivers, streams and water sources during drought times.
170 - Build cement water catchment pools within the bullock enclosure
171 - Provide water to chickens in dishes inside of the fence
172 - Practice compositing inside the chicken fence, to keep soil moisture and also attract food insects
173 - Design bullock pastures so that streams and other water courses pass through them
174 - Design bullock pastures with appropriate mix of grasses: 70% grass, 30% legume
175 - Utilize gravity feed water systems to bring water into the pasture