Adaptation Actions

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1 - After a cyclone, pile tubers and fresh foods in a hole, the foods will begin to rot, but moisture will eventually drain out and the dried foods can be eaten
2 - After a cyclone, bring Fiji taro to bush kitchen, keep in a dry place, and constantly rotate so that is does not constantly lay on one side
3 - After a cyclone, build a yam shelter raised off the ground, that is cool and dry
4 - Practice fruit drying
5 - Practice preserve/jam making
6 - Dry nangai and natapoa for long term usage
7 - Dry breadfruit for long term use
8 - Produce flour for long term use
9 - Collect wild tubers for consumption after cyclones
58 - Plant less susceptible grasses like Glycine, Signal, Guinea and Koronea grasses which may be affected by salt for 2-3 weeks after the storm, but then will recover.
59 - Plant wind breaks near pastures that are coastal, already salt tolerant species
97 - Use mulching around crops to trap moisture
98 - Use compost around crops to trap moisture
99 - Rotate crops inside disused livestock pastures to take advantage of manure fertilizers
100 - Place manure on and around the stems of crops
101 - Utilize mucuna and other crops to cover and replenish soils
102 - Use cover crops for at least 3 years on degraded soil before planting dry land taro
103 - Practice minimum tillage of soils before planting, which will hold soil moisture and nutrients
104 - Plant heat and sun tolerant varieties of Taro like navia and taro with small leaves, and leaves pointed down away from the sun.
105 - Select for manioc varieties with smaller leaves and those that grow shorter