Adaptation Actions

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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
413 - Use Open and deep hole planting of Taro, dig a deep hole, place taro inside, do not bury so as to allow air cooling of the growing taro.
414 - Use low tight staking of yam vines that will not allow excessive drying out
415 - Bury harvested cassava to preserve it before consumption
416 - Learn how to make Manioc Flour (Modern & traditional methods) so that harvested tubers can be preserved for extended periods.
417 - Dig the yam, but leave it in an open hole in well drained dry ground. Cover the hole with coconut leaves.
418 - Re Bury harvested taro in well drained/sandy soil.
419 - Practice alley cropping, to provide cooling shade to vulnerable crops
420 - Practice temporary alley cropping with taro to avoid extreme temperature stress
421 - Practice fallow improvement to shade individual high value crops
422 - Develop databases of all Vanuatu biodiversity, including vulnerable habitats and food sources
423 - Identify and protect all species of heat-sensitive gecko
425 - identify and replant host tree of sensitive epiphyte, orchids and lizards
426 - Identify and protect all species of heat-sensitive insects
427 - Identify and protect all species of heat-sensitive high elevation birds
428 - Identify and protect all species of heat-sensitive ground nesting birds
429 - Place coconut fronds or other protection over sea turtle nests on the beach to cool them down
430 - Ensure that in times of extreme temperatures, flying foxes are protected if they attempt to find food near villages in gardens