RAW MATERIALS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CROSS RIVERS STATE
  
MINERAL RAW MATERIALS: Salt, limestone, coal, manganese, mica, ilmenite, gold, quartz, glass sand, tourmaline, petroleum, natural gas, kaolin, tin ore, mica, sharp sand, clay, spring water, salt deposits, talc, granite, galena, lead zinc, tin ore, goethite, muscovite, pure quartz, uranium, barytes.
AGRO RAW MATERIALS: Palm produce, cassava, poultry, maize, forest produce, fruits, vegetables, rice, timber, rubber, raffia palm, gmelina, kolanut, fish, other sea foods, Beniseed, groundnut, yam, plantain, banana, other forest produce, cocoa, cane ropes, coffee, livestock, millet, sugar cane.


DISTRIBUTION OVER LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS
ABI
Mineral Raw Materials:  salt, limestone.
Agro Raw Materials: palm produce, cassava, poultry, maize, forest produce, fruits, vegetables, rice.

AKAMKPA
Mineral Raw Materials: limestone, coal, manganese, mica, ilmenite, gold, quartz, glass, sand, tourmaline.
Agro Raw Materials: timber and forest produce, vegetables, fruits, rubber,  palm produce, raffia palm, poultry, gmelina.

AKPABUYO
Mineral Raw Materials:  petroleum, natural gas.
Agro Raw Materials: palm produce, cassava, raffia palm, forest produce, timber, poultry, fruits, kolanut, fish.

BAKASSI
Mineral Raw Materials: petroleum, kaolin
Agro Raw Materials: fish and other sea foods, raffia palm, forest produce, Beniseed.

BEKWARA
Mineral Raw Materials:
Agro Raw Materials: maize, cassava, groundnut, palm produce, yam, Beniseed.

BIASE
Mineral Raw Materials: tin ore.
Agro Raw Materials: fruits, vegetables, plantain, banana, timber and  other forest  produce, raffia palm.

BOKI
Mineral Raw Materials: mica, ilmenite
Agro Raw Materials: plantain, banana, fruits, vegetables, livestock, palm produce, raffia palm, cocoa, poultry, timber and other forest produce, cane ropes, coffee.

CALABAR NORTH
Mineral Raw Materials: sharp sand, Kaolin, limestone, clay
Agro Raw Materials: fish, raffia palm, cassava, palm produce, rubber, vegetables

CALABAR SOUTH
Mineral Raw Materials: sharp sand, clay, spring water
Agro Raw Materials:  fish, vegetables, cassava, palm produce, raffia palm

IKOM
Mineral Raw Materials: salt deposits
Agro Raw Materials: plantain, banana, cocoa, fruits, timber and other forest produce, livestock, yam, poultry, palm produce, gmelina, rubber, maize, coffee.

OBANLIKU
Mineral Raw Materials: talc, mica,/ilmenite, granite, spring water
Agro Raw Materials: maize, poultry, livestock, timber and other forest produce, palm produce, yam, Beniseed, groundnut, kolanut, cassava, rice, plantain, banana.

OBUBRA
Mineral Raw Materials: galena, lead zinc, salt, tin ore,/goethite, quartz, muscovite, pure quartz, limestone, clay.
Agro Raw Materials: fruits, rice, yam, palm produce, poultry, cassava, timber and other forest produce, maize, cocoa.

OBUDU
Mineral Raw Materials: kaolin, quartz, glass sand, gold, tin ore, mica/ ilmenite, talc.
Agro Raw Materials: poultry, livestock, yam, palm produce, Beniseed, kolanut, groundnut, maize, millet, plantain, banana.

ODUKPANI
Mineral Raw Materials: limestone
Agro Raw Materials: fish, plantain, banana, fruits, vegetables, timber, rubber, palm produce, raffia palm, cassava, maize, kolanut.

OGOJA
Mineral Raw Materials: tin ore, clay
Agro Raw Materials: maize, millet, cassava, poultry, livestock, sugarcane, yam, rice, groundnut, Beniseed, palm produce.

YAKURR
Mineral Raw Materials: uranium
Agro Raw Materials: fruits, rice, rubber, palm produce, poultry, timber and other forest produce, cassava, maize

YALA
Mineral Raw Materials: baryte, galena/lead zinc, salt deposits
Agro Raw Materials: maize, millet, cassava, palm produce, poultry, livestock, yam, rice, sugarcane, fruits, Beniseed.