In the African region, most adaptation strategies in agriculture are at the subsistence level and these include the use of new cultivars adapted to the environment, optimal use of crop calendar and crop diversification, alternating fallow land with strips of grain crops, strip cultivation in areas with intensive wind erosion and other management strategies like afforestation (windbreaks, etc.), change in land use in hazard prone areas, use of early warning systems (EWS) for natural disasters in agriculture in the fields, and institutional measures, like use of risk/hazard zoning maps.

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