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👑 2019 WAEC GCE GEOGRAPHY ANSWERS👑
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(i)Bulky products like cement should be located close to the source of raw materials to reduce cost of transportation
(ii)Perishable goods like fruits and palm oil industries should also be located near their raw material
(iii)In order to increase production, manufacturing industries are more likely to be located near raw material
(i)There should be ready market for the products of any industry to be sited in a place
(ii)Fragile goods like glass,bulky goods like cement and other perishable goods should be located near the markets
(iii)Nearness to market reduces the cost of transportation and meet high demand by consumer
(i)production and preservation of raw material
(ii)Production of advanced Machinery for production
(iii)provision of industrial funds to prospective industries to promote production
(iv)Ensuring steady power supply and increase in industrial loan.
(i)Rail uses locomotive and coaches while Water uses ships,boats and canoe
(ii)Trains run on two metal rails while water routes is natural and free
(iii)Rail is faster than water transport
(iv)Water transport uses ports while Rail uses railway station
(v)water courses may go through areas not economically viable but Rail lines are always constructed to link areas of economic importance.
(i)Expansion of the road network to rural areas
(ii)Improvement on the efficiency of the rail network
(iii)improvement on the air transport facilities
(iv)improvement on intercontinental transport system
(v)Training of transport personnel
(vi)Sourcing of spare parts for ships,AIT craft ,vehicle etc.
(i)Rail transport is too slow
(ii)Lack of technical know-how and poor maintenance
(iii)Inadequate financing or funding
(iv)It is not flexible
(v)High cost of spare parts
Local craft industry: This encompasses goods that are handmade by artisans or those skilled in a particular trade. In other words Small businesses engaged in the craft trade include everything from art galleries to handmade textiles to culinary products.
(i)limited space in used as workshop
(ii)small labour force made up of mainly the family members
(iii)small quantities of articles are produced which are sold in local markets
(iv)many of the articles produced depend on equipments which are not electrically powered
(i)production of local raw materials, they are occupied by whole families, villages, residents of urban neighborhoods
(ii)Production of textile . In the north (the main center of weaving – Kano) weavers-house produces colorful fabrics on self-made machines.
(iii)Production Traditional Clothing which Yoruba, Igbo and other tribes engaged in wood carving. Skillful masters carve masks, statuettes; decorate the carving of doors, chairs, drums, etc.
(i) presence of debris
(ii) presence of waterfalls, rapids and cataracts on the river courses
(iii) presence of water weeds
(iv) seasonal fluctuations in the volume of rivers
(i) It serves as site for grazing
(ii) It serves as land for cultivation purposes
(iii) For settlement purposes
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