RAW MATERIALS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

BENUE STATE
  
MINERAL RAW MATERIALS: Bentonite, crude salt, petroleum, limestone, glass sand, gemstone, barytes, feldspar, marble, mica, silica sand, quartz, galena, brine ( salt solution), lead, zinc ore, silica sand, clay, coal, gypsum, kaolin, anhydrite, calcium, sulphate, brick clay, crushed and dimension stone, fluorspar, wolframite, bauxite, shale, magnetite, ilmenite, brenite.
AGRO RAW MATERIALS: Yam, cassava, sorghum, maize, rice, millet, citrus fruits, mango, vegetable, soyabeans, groundnut, Beniseed, chillies, pepper, livestock, palm produce, spices, fish, cashew nut, sugarcane, locust bean, kolanut, melon, guinea corn, sheanut


DISTRIBUTION OVER LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS
ADO
Mineral Raw Materials: limestone, brine ( salt solution), lead, zinc ore, feldspar
Agro Raw Materials: yam, cassava, rice, maize, sorghum, soyabeans, fruits, mango, vegetables, chillies, pepper, livestock.

AGATI
Mineral Raw Materials: silica sand, clay, coal.
Agro Raw Materials: yam, cassava, rice, maize, sorghum, fruits, vegetables, Beniseed, chillies, pepper, livestock.

APA
Mineral Raw Materials:  limestone, gypsum, kaolin, anhydrite, calcium, sulphate, clays, 
Agro Raw Materials: yam, cassava, sorghum, maize, rice, vegetables, Beniseed, fruits, mango, palm produce, spices, fish, livestock..

BURUKU
Mineral Raw Materials: glass sand, brick clay, crushed and dimension stone, baryte.
Agro Raw Materials: yam, cassava, rice, maize, Beniseed, sorghum, fruits, mango, vegetables, cashew nuts, groundnuts.

GBOKO
Mineral Raw Materials: limestone, glass sand, barytes, brine ( salt solution), lead, zinc ore.
Agro Raw Materials: yam, cassava, maize, fruits, mango, sorghum, soyabeans, millet, spices, vegetables.

GUMA
Mineral Raw Materials: limestone, glass sand, barytes, brine ( salt solution)
Agro Raw Materials: yam, rice, cassava, sorghum, maize, soyabeans, millet, fruits, vegetables, mango, spices, tomatoes, livestock

GWER
Mineral Raw Materials: barytes, gypsum, brine ( salt solution)
Agro Raw Materials: yam, rice, cassava, sorghum, maize, soyabeans, groundnuts, fruits, mango, spices, livestock

GWER WEST
Mineral Raw Materials:  clay, crude, gypsum
Agro Raw Materials: yam, cassava, rice, sorghum, millet, maize, soyabeans, fruits, vegetables, spices, livestock.

KATSINA–ALA
Mineral Raw Materials: glass sand, limestone, flourspar, brine ( salt solution), lead, zinc ore, gemstone.
Agro Raw Materials: yam, cassava, maize, rice, fish, sugarcane, Beniseed, sheanut, mango, fruits, vegetables, spices, cashew nuts, livestock

KONSHISHA
Mineral Raw Materials: limestone, gypsum, galena. 
Agro Raw Materials: yam, cassava, rice, soyabeans, sorghum, Beniseed, citrus fruits, fish, livestock, sugarcane

KWANDE
Mineral Raw Materials: crushed and dimension stone, gemstone
Agro Raw Materials: yam, cassava, soyabeans, mango, rice, sorghum, palm produce, fruits, vegetables, livestock groundnuts

LOGO
Mineral Raw Materials: silica sand, baryte.
Agro Raw Materials: yam, cassava, rice, sorghum, soyabeans, spices, millet, fruits, vegetables, livestock, mango, tomatoes

MAKURDI
Mineral Raw Materials: glass sand, brick clay, barytes, mica
Agro Raw Materials: yam, cassava, rice, groundnut, sorghum, fish, fruits, maize, tomatoes, vegetables, livestock

OBI
Mineral Raw Materials: brick clay, kaolin, magnetite, ilmenite
Agro Raw Materials: Beniseed, cassava, groundnut, locust bean, melon, rice, maize, sorghum, yam, citrus fruits, millet, livestock.

OGBADIBO
Mineral Raw Materials: coal, kaolin, wolframite, bricks clay
Agro Raw Materials: cassava, cocoyam, citrus fruits, maize, palm produce, rice, yam, kolanut, spices, livestock.

OHIMINI
Mineral Raw Materials: brick clay, bentonite, bauxite
Agro Raw Materials: cassava, yam, millet, sorghum, rice, citrus fruits, palm produce, vegetables, livestock.

OKPOKWU
Mineral Raw Materials: coal, shale, brick clay
Agro Raw Materials: cassava, yam, sheanut, rice, palm produce, fruits, kolanut, Beniseed, maize, sorghum, livestock.

OJU
Mineral Raw Materials: ilmenite, magnetite, bauxite.
Agro Raw Materials: cassava, palm produce, maize, rice, millet, soyabeans, Beniseed, locust beans, livestock

OTUKPO
Mineral Raw Materials: coal, kaolin, bentonite, bauxite, brick clay, wolframite
Agro Raw Materials: yam, cassava, rice, millet, maize, soyabeans, palm produce, melon, Beniseed, guinea corn, pepper, spices, vegetables, livestock

TARKA
Mineral Raw Materials: limestone, barytes.
Agro Raw Materials: yam, cassava, soyabeans, groundnut, guinea corn, sheanut, livestock

UKUM
Mineral Raw Materials: brick clay, limestone, lead, zinc ore
Agro Raw Materials: Beniseed, yam, cassava, millet, sorghum, fruits, rice, maize, sheanut, vegetables, livestock

USHONGO
Mineral Raw Materials: baryte, lead, zinc ore, galena, brenite.
Agro Raw Materials: Beniseed, beans, soyabeans groundnuts, sorghum, cassava, yam, rice, millet, citrus fruits, vegetables, livestock

VANDEIKYA
Mineral Raw Materials:
Agro Raw Materials: yam, cassava, maize, rice, sorghum, groundnut, fruits, vegetables.