Previous lesson :
The pupils have previous knowledge of some of the problems in Agriculture in Nigeria
Problems of Agriculture
Behavioural objectives :
At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to mention the problems of agriculture like
- Lack of storage facilities
- Lack of improved seed
- Land tenure system
Instructional Materials :
- Wall charts
- Related Online Video
- Flash Cards
Methods of Teaching :
- Class Discussion
- Group Discussion
- Asking Questions
- Role Modelling
- Role Delegation
Reference Materials :
- Scheme of Work
- Online Information
- 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
These are some of difficulties and problems that are faced by farmers in Nigeria .
Problems of Agriculture.
Lack of storage facilities : The essence of storage facility is to make farm produce fresh and available throughout the season even when the product is not in season . But the lack of good storage facilities make it difficult for farmers to preserve and keep their produce fresh as most of their produce always get spoilt because of good storage facilities .
Lack of improved seed : Most seeds that are planted by farmers can be improved on by making use of improved seeds for better yield, that will be able to resist pest , tolerate drought, and yield more income for the farmers . This can be achieve be leveraging on the already accomplished research results in the field of botany, crop science and crop improvement.
Land tenure system : Land Tenure system is the system of land ownership which makes it very difficult for lands to be available for agricultural activities . It is only the people that are very rich that are able to secure large expanse of land for agricultural purpose . Although in Nigeria we have government acquisition land that are purposely meant and reserve for agricultural purpose . Read more
The topic is presented step by step
The class teacher revises the previous topics
He introduces the new topic
The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise
The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.
The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written by the pupils.
He or she does the necessary corrections when and where the needs arise.
Evaluation : Mention three problems of agriculture in Nigeria
Prepare for the next lesson by reading more about the problems of Agriculture in Nigeria