Small Scale Industrial Activities

According to the 1984 Population census, 11.5% of the active labour force is employed in manufacturing industries. The industrial sector in the district is dominated by rural and urban informal sectors. The table below shows the various industrial activities and their location in the district.

Key development problems in the Industrial Sector

(a)    Absence of investment in the formal industrial sector in the district
(b)    Low productivity in the informal sector
(c)    Low product quality in the informal sector (a) and (b) above are caused by:
•    Inappropriate technology
•    Inadequate credit facilities
•    Absence of serviced sites to enhance operations


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