RAW MATERIALS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

ABIA STATE
  
MINERAL RAW MATERIALS: Glass sand, limestone, salt, shale, ball clay, galena, granite, marble, lateritic sand, bentonitic clay, phosphate, kaolin, pyrite, feldspar, bentonite, petroleum, lignite, gypsum, sphalerite, clay
AGRO RAW MATERIALS: Cassava, maize, vegetable, palm products, livestock, cashew, rice, okra, rubber, yam, cocoyam, cocoa, citrus, pineapple, local pear, plantain.


DISTRIBUTION OVER LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS
ABA NORTH
Mineral Raw Materials: glass sand
Agro Raw Materials: cassava, vegetables, maize, Plantain, Banana, palm products, livestock, bitter cola

OHIOMA NGWA
Mineral Raw Materials:
Agro Raw Materials: maize, ginger, bamboo, raffia palm, cassava, oil palm

OHAFIA
Mineral Raw Materials: limestone, shale, marble
Agro Raw Materials: cassava, palm products, maize, rubber, vegetables, citrus fruits, rice, melon

OSISIOMA NGWA
Mineral Raw Materials: black marble
Agro Raw Materials: cassava, ginger, palm oil.

UGWUNAGBO
Mineral Raw Materials: black marble
Agro Raw Materials: palm oil, cassava, ginger, raffia palm, indian bamboo.

UKWA EAST
Mineral Raw Materials: glass sand, petroleum
Agro Raw Materials: cassava, palm products, maize, vegetables, ube ( local pear), plantain.

UKWA WEST
Mineral Raw Materials: glass sand, petroleum
Agro Raw Materials: cassava, palm products, maize, vegetables, ube ( local pear), plantain.

UMUAHIA
Mineral Raw Materials: kaolin, lignite, ball clay, shale, bentonite, phosphate
Agro Raw Materials: cassava, maize, palm products, ube (local pear)

UMUAHIA SOUTH
Mineral Raw Materials: kaolin, bentonite clay
Agro Raw Materials: palm oil,  cassava, Indian bamboo, raffia palm, forest trees.

ABA SOUTH
Mineral Raw Materials: glass sand
Agro Raw Materials: cassava, vegetables, maize, Paw Paw, palm products, forest timber.

AROCHUKWU
Mineral Raw Materials: shale, limestone, bentonitic clay, Laterite.
Agro Raw Materials: cassava, vegetables, yam, cocoyam, palm products, rubber , maize, rice.

BENDE
Mineral Raw Materials: clay, bentonite, shale, salt, limestone, phosphate, Laterite
Agro Raw Materials: cassava, yam, cocoa, cocoyam, vegetables, palm products, rubber, maize, okro, rice, Mango, Melon, Gmelina tree.

IKWUANO
Mineral Raw Materials: ball clay, bentonite, kaolin, phosphate
Agro Raw Materials: cassava, palm products, maize, vegetables, cocoa, Ginger, Cocoyam, Melon.

ISIALA NGWA NORTH
Mineral Raw Materials: glass sand
Agro Raw Materials: cassava, palm oil, vegetables, yam, Pineapple, Plantain, 

ISIALA NGWA SOUTH
Mineral Raw Materials: glass sand
Agro Raw Materials:  maize, bamboo, ginger, oil palm, cassava, plantain, banana

ISIUKWUATO
Mineral Raw Materials: ball clay, kaolin, bentonite, shale, gypsum, Laterite
Agro Raw Materials: cassava, vegetables, palm products, maize, cashew, citrus, pineapple, Yam.

NNEOCHI
Mineral Raw Materials: clay, kaolin, granite
Agro Raw Materials: cashew, cassava, citrus fruits, oil palm, ginger, rice