CONTRIBUTION OF AGRICULTURE TO INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA.

 CONTRIBUTION OF AGRICULTURE TO INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA.

        Provision of food: Agriculture provides Nigerians with food and an increase in food availability means increase in the well-being of the citizens.

        Provision of raw materials: The industrial sector depends on agriculture for many of its raw materials, e.g. sugar cane, cocoa, palm produce and cotton.

        Revenue for farmers and government: Agriculture provides revenue for farmers and government of Nigeria

  1.         Provision of employment: Agriculture provides employment to many Nigerians who otherwise would have been jobless

  1.         Provision of foreign exchange: Agricultural produce, e.g. cotton, rubber and cocoa earn foreign exchange for the country.

  1.         Provision of market for industrial goods: Agriculture provides a market for industrial output or goods as farmers purchase industrial goods e.g. hoe, cutlass, tractors and fertilizers for use.

  1.         Revenue for farmers and government: Agriculture provides revenue for farmers and government of Nigeria

  1.         Provision of employment: Agriculture provides employment to many Nigerians who otherwise would have been jobless
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  1.         Provision of foreign exchange: Agricultural produce, e.g. cotton, rubber and cocoa earn foreign exchange for the country.

  1.         Provision of market for industrial goods: Agriculture provides a market for industrial output or goods as farmers purchase industrial goods e.g. hoe, cutlass, tractors and fertilizers for use.
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