• AGRO-ALLIED OR AGRO-BASED INDUSTRIES
    AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

    AGRO-ALLIED OR AGRO-BASED INDUSTRIES

    Agro-allied industries also called Agrobased industries are industries which depend on agriculture for their raw materials in order to operate successfully. In other words, agro-based industries require the supply of agricultural raw materials in order to provide some finished products that are essential for human and animal consumption.   SUMMARY OF AGRO-BASED INDUSTRIES AND RAW MATERIALS USED IN EACH INDUSTRY     RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN AGRICULTURE AND INDUSTRIES There is a positive and wide range of relationships between agriculture and industries. These relationships include the following: Provision of Market: Agriculture provides market for industrial products such as farm machinery, chemicals and fertilizer. Provision of Food: Agriculture also provides food for industrial…

  • WORLD MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES
    HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

    WORLD MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES

    Manufacturing industry refers to the turning of both organic and inorganic raw materials and substances into finished or new products by mechanical or chemical processes at home (cottage) or in the factory. Processing industries: These are industries that are directly involved in turning of iron ore into iron and trees into timber. Fabricating industries: These industries are involved in putting together of different components to form new products. A typical example of this is the turning of iron into girders and wire and timber into furniture.   CHARACTERISTICS OF MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES IN TROPICAL AFRICAN COUNTRIES African manufacturing industries rely on imported skilled labour from foreign countries or multinational corporations. Most…

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