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
24 - Employ and train stakeholders on wood technologies to correct timber defects
25 - Find markets for deformed products
26 - Develop guidelines and training on the utilization of durable and lesser known species for construction
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
134 - Utilize all parts of vegetables (e.g. pumpkin fruit and leaf tops, sutsut fruit and shoots)