Adaptation Actions

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163 - Utilize appropriate building materials for livestock enclosres that can withstand climtic extremes
226 - Utilize firebreaks and windbreaks to prevent to spread of forest fires
227 - Discourage burning activities around forested areas during drought seasons
228 - Practice mix cropping/planting approach to prevent spread of fire
229 - Prescribe burning in sensitive forest areas to reduce dangerous biomass fuel buildup
230 - Regularly weed, clean and maintain woodlots
231 - Ensure that fire fighting equipment is accessible and available
232 - Train forestry stakeholders on fire management and fire fighting
233 - Plant fire resilient species (bamboo and wild thatching cane)
234 - Provide awareness to forestry stakeholders and communities on the risks of forest fires
241 - Use pesticides against taro beetle and other insects
242 - Encourage existing Cultural practices that prevent pests & diseases
243 - Utilize and strengthen regional networks that have experience with locally appropriate pest and disease controls
244 - Prune excess kumala leaves to control rat damage
245 - Intercrop multiple plants to control the spread of species-specific pests and diseases
246 - Treat banana nematode infestations by allowing infested roots to aerate and dry before replanting
247 - Control rat damage on tuber roots by mixing coconut with leaf of glyricidia (which acts as a rat poison)
248 - Mix concoctions of plants to create natural pesticides
249 - Prune excess leaves of kumala and other crops to control rat damage
250 - Harvest island cabbages regularly to reduce the number of insects that accumulate around plants