Adaptation Actions

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163 - Utilize appropriate building materials for livestock enclosres that can withstand climtic extremes
236 - Use less fire prone grasses including Buffalo Grass
237 - Use steel or iron for fence posts
238 - Use living Fence posts which do not rapidly light
239 - Encourage some overgrazing during the dry season to prevent buildup of biomass and fuel
240 - Ensure that there is an appropriate number of stock in the pasture to remove potential fire fuel
438 - Develop planting guidelines for each species to ensure planting in appropriate locations
439 - Identify and relocate important species to cooler locations.
440 - Plant new trees inside existing forests to exploit cooler temperatures
441 - Intercrop high canopy species in mixed planting with lower canopy species
442 - Encourage shading of germinants by mother trees
443 - Utilize shade cloths/nurseries to protect vulnerable seedlings and juvenile trees from excessive heat
444 - Investigate and promote Temperature tolerant tree species
457 - White wash (paint) the tanks for sunlight reflection to keep water cool
458 - Build underground tanks that are not exposed to the sun
459 - Plant ivy and other vines around and on tanks to keep water cold
460 - Place tanks under shelters
461 - Ferro cement tanks best resist high temperatures
462 - Avoid poly tanks that may melt and become deformed in high temps
463 - Avoid fiberglass tanks that may experience inner lining peeling, and dust may have health implications