Nigeria's Natural Resources and Industries
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Nigeria's Natural Resources and Industries

Test your knowledge of Nigeria's natural resources, including minerals, crops, and livestock, as well as the primary and secondary industries that utilize them. From mining to farming, see how well you understand the country's industries.

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What is another term for commercial agriculture?

Commercial agriculture

What is the primary purpose of commercial agriculture?

To produce crops and livestock in large quantities for sale and provision of market for industrial goods

What kind of investment is typically required for commercial agriculture?

Significant investment in land, sale facilities, and technology

What is a key driver of commercial agriculture?

<p>Government incentives</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the ultimate goal of commercial agriculture in terms of economic development?

<p>To contribute to industrial development and economic growth</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is machanised farming, also referred to as commercial agriculture?

<p>The type of agriculture concerned with the production of food, animals, and cash crops in large quantities for sale.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main purpose of co-operative farming?

<p>To enable farmers to come together to form a union for the purpose of farming and enjoy some incentives from the government.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is one of the characteristics of machanised farming?

<p>It requires a large area of land.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is one of the importance of agriculture to economic development?

<p>Provision of food.</p> Signup and view all the answers

How does agriculture contribute to industrial development?

<p>By providing raw materials and food.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the significance of agriculture in providing employment opportunities?

<p>It provides employment for the working population.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary function of primary industries?

<p>Extraction of raw materials from nature</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main difference between primary and secondary industries?

<p>Primary industries extract raw materials, while secondary industries process raw materials into finished goods</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are tertiary industries concerned with?

<p>Rendering services to individuals and businesses</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the definition of agriculture?

<p>The production of crops and rearing of animals for human use</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are some examples of primary industries?

<p>Mining, fishing, lumbering, farming, and livestock production</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is an example of a secondary industry?

<p>Construction, textile production, shipbuilding, iron and steel production, and chemical manufacturing</p> Signup and view all the answers

Study Notes

Types of Agriculture

  • Commercial agriculture, also known as commercial farming, involves the production of crops in large quantities, mainly for sale, and requires a large area of land, high capital investment, and storage and processing facilities.
  • Characteristics of commercial agriculture include:
    • Large area of land required
    • High capital investment required
    • Production mainly for sale
    • Storage and processing facilities required
    • Pest and disease control measures usually implemented

Co-operative Farming

  • Co-operative farming is a type of farming where farmers come together to form a union for the purpose of farming.
  • Characteristics of co-operative farming include:
    • A union of farmers
    • May produce one type of crop or livestock
    • Organized market for products
    • Enables farmers to enjoy incentives from the government

Contribution of Agriculture to Economic Development

  • Provision of food
  • Provision of materials for clothing
  • Employment for the working population
  • Source of foreign exchange
  • Generation of income

Contribution of Agriculture to Industrial Development

  • Provision of food
  • Provision of raw materials
  • Revenue for farmers and government
  • Provision of employment
  • Provision of foreign exchange

Types of Industries

  • Primary Industries (extractive industries):
    • Mining
    • Fishing
    • Lumbering
    • Farming
    • Livestock production
  • Secondary Industries (processing industries):
    • Construction
    • Buildings
    • Textile
    • Ship building
    • Iron and steel
    • Chemical substances
  • Tertiary Industries (service industries):
    • Trading
    • Banking
    • Teaching
    • Medical services
    • Transportation

Mineral Resources in Nigeria

  • Limestone
  • South-south Cimbers
  • Odplan
  • Rubber
  • Cocoa
  • Kola
  • Plantain
  • Cassava
  • Fishes
  • Naluct and structure of dustries

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