EXPORT PROMOTION IN AGRICULTURE

Subject : Agricultural Science

Term : Second Term

Week : Week 4

Class : jss 3, Year 9

Topic : Cooperatives Societies in Agriculture:

Average age :  12

Reference Book : Agricultural Science for JSS 3 by Are et al.

Behavior Objectives :  At the end of the lesson. Pupils should be able to

a) to say the meaning  of export

b) mention various agricultural products that are exported out of Nigeria

c) say the importance of exportation to the state of the country  economy

Instructional materials : Wall charts, textbooks, pictures on card boards, flash cards

 

WEEK 4

DATE:………………………………….

TOPIC: EXPORT PROMOTION IN AGRICULTURE

CONTENT:(a) Meaning of export promotion

(b) Examples of Nigerian export produce

(c) Importance of export promotion

Sub-Topic 1:MEANING OF EXPORT AND EXPORT PROMOTION

Export: is the selling of goods and services across the national boundaries of other countries.  A person or country that does this is an exporter.

Export promotion: is a set of activities that brings about increase in the sale of agricultural produce to other nations. It also refers to encouraging the sale of Nigerian produce in other countries. The Nigerian climate favours the production of certain crops and animals products above some other countries of the world, hence, the need to encourage the exportation of these crops to other countries to gain foreign exchange which will be used to import other goods that we need.

The activities that constitute export promotion include:

  1. Identification of products and markets.
  2. Location of new investment opportunities.

iii. Supply trade information.

  1. Provision of support services.
  2. Organizing trade fairs and trade missions.

EVALUATION

Explain the meaning of export promotion

EXAMPLES OF NIGERIAN EXPORT PRODUCE

The Nigerian export produce includes:

  1. palm produce                               vii. Ginger
  2. Cocoa viii. Sesame seeds

iii. CoffeeiX. Cashew

  1. Soyabeansx. Cassava
  2. Hides and skin xi. Cotton
  3. Groundnut

viii. Maize

 

 

 

 

 

EXPORT PROMOTION IN AGRICULTURE

 

 

 

 

Groundnut Pyramid in Kano

Sub-Topic 2: IMPORTANCE OF EXPORT PROMOTION

  1. It increases the income of farmers.
  2. It attracts foreign currency or foreign exchange.
  3. It leads to specialization.
  4. It encourages economic development.
  5. It creates employment opportunities.
  6. It helps the country to escape from deficit balance of payment.
  7. It provides markets for locally produced goods.

EVALUATION

  1. List five Nigerian export produce.
  2. Mention three importance of export promotion.

Reading Assignment

Read about employment opportunities in agriculture

Text:   New Intensive Agricultural Science for Junior Secondary Schools pages (147-149)

Weekend Assignment

Objective Test:

  1. Exportation improves the ———- of the farmers.
  2. debt B. stock C. income         D. land
  3. Which of the following is not an export farm produce?
  4. salt B. eggs C. groundnut oil     D. yam flour
  5. Groundnut is an important export product of ———–
  6. Kano B. Lagos C. Enugu     D. Badagry
  7. Goods exported out of Nigeria are paid for in —–
  8. Naira B. foreign exchange C. stock exchange      D. trade by barter
  9. Nigeria import all the following with the exception of ———–
  10. motor cars B. electronics C. agrochemicals     D. cassava

Essay Test:

  1. Mention three importance of export promotion.
  2. List 4 examples of Nigerian Export products and areas of production.

Reference Texts

  1. New Intensive Agricultural Science for Junior Secondary Schools by E.U Okaro.
  2. Spectrum Agricultural Science for Junior Secondary Schools by B.A. Adelekanet’al.

3. Essentials of Agricultural Science for Junior Secondary Schools /Colleges in West Africa by Earnest ChukwudiAnie

 

Presentation

Step one :The class teacher revises the previous topics

Step two : The class teacher introduces the new topic

Step three : He or she arouse the pupils interest by making the class alive, warm and interesting by making use of various instructional materials like pictures on books or cardboard or making online reference with phones, laptop or desktop computer

 

 

Conclusion : The class teacher gives out a summary of the note on the board and he goes round to mark ‘

 

He or she also doe the necessary corrections

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