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
60 - Raise/elevate river creek crossings highly
61 - Bury/lower river/creek crossings well underground
62 - If possible, have water pipes cross rivers/creeks at less vulnerable points up or down stream
63 - Use local knowledge of cyclone vulnerable areas when laying water pipes/infrastructure
128 - Preserve Taro suckers in household nurseries
129 - Collect taro seeds and sow to encourage new varieties, maintain biodiversity, and find climate resistant strains.
130 - Practice Tissue Culture in research stations to preserve genetic diversity and climate resilient varieties
131 - Bury planting materials to preserve them during dry and hot times
132 - Utilize store bought/chemicals fertilizers to enhance productivity
132 - Utilize store bought/chemicals fertilizers to enhance productivity
133 - Utilize custom fertilizers and manures to enhance productivity