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
374 - Construct proper timber drying facilities to ensure timber is properly dried during rainy periods
375 - Apply chemical treatments for mould
452 - Ventilate chicken enclosures (e.g. with bamboo floors)
453 - Provide Mulching or leaves inside chicken enclosures for temp cooling
454 - Ensure there is dust available that chickens can kick up for temp regulation
455 - Keep an area of small bush inside enclosures under which they can hide
456 - Cover fences, to provide shade and respite from sun
472 - Plant coastal, native, endemic and site adapted species on beaches and vulnerable coasts trees to control erosion
473 - Plant/protect wetland species including mangroves to reduce erosion
473 (a) - Erosion of coastal forest areas