RAW MATERIALS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

TARABA STATE
  
MINERAL RAW MATERIALS: Graphite, feldspar, iron ore, muscovite, glassy quartz, flourspar, garnet, tourmaline, sapphire, zircon, tantalite, columbite, cassiterite, baryte, galena, gypsum, limestone, laterite, brine ( salt solution), calcite, bauxite, magnetite, pyrite, salt ( evaporates), lead/zinc ore
AGRO RAW MATERIALS: Sorghum, maize, millet, rice, wheat ( irrigated), groundnut, yam, cow pea, livestock,soyabeans, bambara nuts, Beniseed, cotton, jute, cassava, sweet potato, cocoyam, vegetable, banana, fish, plantain, citrus, sugar cane, Sorrel (zobo), tobacco, poultry, livestock, melon, pineapple, date palm, borassus palm, sun flower, irish potato, pear, citrus.


DISTRIBUTION OVER LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS
ARDO–KOLA
Mineral Raw Materials: graphite, feldspar, iron ore, muscovite, glassy quartz
Agro Raw Materials: sorghum, maize, millet, rice, wheat (irrigated) groundnut, cow pea, soyabeans, bambara, Beniseed, cotton, jute, yam, cassava, sweet potato,cocoyam, vegetable banana, fish, plantain, citrus, sugar cane, Sorrel (zobo), tobacco, poultry, livestock

BALI
Mineral Raw Materials: flourspar, iron ore, muscovite, glassy quartz, garnet, tourmaline.
Agro Raw Materials: sorghum, maize, millet, rice, groundnut, fruits, yam, cow pea, cassava, wheat (irrigated), soyabeans, bambara nuts, Beniseed, melon, cotton, jute, sweet potato, cocoyam, vegetables, cocoa, oil palm, cashew, coconut, banana, plantain, sugarcane, fish, Sorr

DONGA
Mineral Raw Materials: feldspar
Agro Raw Materials: Sorrel (zobo), sorghum, maize, rice, wheat (irrigated), groundnut, cow pea, soyabeans, Beniseed, melon, cotton, jute, yam, cassava, sweet potato, cocoyam, vegetable, cashew, coconut, banana, plantain, citrus, pineapple, sugarcane, tobacco, poultry, livest

GASHAKA
Mineral Raw Materials:
Agro Raw Materials: maize, sorghum, millet, rice, wheat (irrigated), groundnut, cow pea, soya beans, bambara nut, Beniseed, cotton, jute, yam, cassava, sweet potato, cocoyam, vegetables, banana, plantain, sugarcane, tobacco, poultry, livestock, Sorrel (zobo), fruits.

IBI
Mineral Raw Materials: baryte, galena, gypsum, limestone
Agro Raw Materials: maize, sorghum, millet, rice, wheat (irrigated), groundnut, cow pea,soyabeans, bambara nut, Beniseed, cotton, jute, yam, cassava, sweet potato, cocoyam, vegetables, banana, plantain, sugarcane, tobacco, poultry, livestock, Sorrel (zobo) fruits.

JALINGO
Mineral Raw Materials: graphite, feldspar, iron ore, muscovite, glassy quartz, garnet
Agro Raw Materials: sorghum, maize, millet, rice, dairy, groundnut, yam, cow pea, cassava, wheat (irrigated), soya beans, bambara nuts, Beniseed, cotton, jute, sweet potato, cocoyam, vegetables, plantain, citrus, gum arabic, tamarind, fish,date palm, sugarcane, Sorrel (zobo)

KARIM LAMIDO
Mineral Raw Materials: barytes, lateritic clay, galena, gypsum, brine (salt solution), calcite, sapphire, zircon, limestone
Agro Raw Materials: sorghum, maize, millet, rice, groundnut, fruits, yam, cowpea, sugarcane, wheat, (irrigated), soya beans, bambara nuts, Beniseed, cotton, jute, cassava, sweet potato, cocoyam, vegetable, banana, plantain, citrus, gum arabic, tamarind, date palm, barassus

KURMI
Mineral Raw Materials: galena, bauxite, feldspar, iron ore, muscovite, garnet
Agro Raw Materials: maize, sorghum, millet, rice, wheat ( irrigated), groundnut, cow pea, soya beans, bambara nut, Beniseed, cotton, jute, yam, cassava, sweet potato, cocoyam, vegetables, oil palm, cashew, coconut, banana, plantain, citrus, pineapple, sugarcane, fish, tobac

LAU
Mineral Raw Materials: gypsum, limestone
Agro Raw Materials: maize, sorghum, millet, rice, wheat (irrigated), groundnut, cow pea, soya beans, bambara nut, Beniseed, cotton, jute, yam, cassava, sweet potato, cocoyam, vegetables, banana, plantain, citrus, gum arabic, sugarcane, poultry, livestock, Sorrel (zobo)

SARDAUNA
Mineral Raw Materials: magnetite, galena, bauxite, feldspar, iron ore, muscovite, 
Agro Raw Materials: sorghum, maize, millet, rice, wheat ( irrigated and rain fed), groundnut, cowpea, soya beans, bambara nuts, sun flower, Beniseed, melon, cotton, jute, yam, cassava, sweet potato, irish potato, cocoyam, cocoa, banana, plantain, citrus, pear, coffee, tea, s

TAKUM
Mineral Raw Materials: feldspar, muscovite, glassy quartz, garnet, zircon, sapphire
Agro Raw Materials: sorghum, maize, millet, rice, groundnut, fruits, yam, melon, cowpea, sugarcane, oil palm, sweet potato, cassava, Beniseed, Sorrel (zobo), wheat (irrigated), soya beans, bambara nuts, cotton, jute, cocoyam, vegetables, cocoa, cashew, coconut, plantain, ban

USSA
Mineral Raw Materials:  feldspar, muscovite, glassy quartz, garnet, zircon
Agro Raw Materials: maize, sorghum, millet, rice, wheat (irrigated), groundnut, cow pea, soya beans, bambara nut, Beniseed, cotton, jute, yam, cassava, sweet potato, cocoyam, vegetables, banana, plantain, fish, sugarcane, tobacco, poultry, livestock, Sorrel (zobo)

WUKARI
Mineral Raw Materials: barytes, salt (evaporates), lead/zinc, graphite, galena, flourspar.
Agro Raw Materials: sorghum, maize, millet, wheat (irrigated), rice, groundnut, fruits, cocoyam, vegetables, oil palm, fish, yam, cowpea, Beniseed, soyabeans,bambara nut, melon, cotton, jute, cassava, Sorrel (zobo) fruits, sweet potato,cashew, coconut, plantain, banana, citr

YORRO
Mineral Raw Materials: feldspar, muscovite, garnet, sapphire
Agro Raw Materials: maize, sorghum, millet, rice, wheat (irrigated), groundnut, cow pea, soya beans, bambara nut, Beniseed, cotton, jute, yam, cassava, sweet potato, cocoyam, vegetable, banana, plantain, citrus, gum arabic, tamarind, date palm, borassus palm, sugarcane, toba

ZING
Mineral Raw Materials: feldspar, muscovite, sapphire
Agro Raw Materials: maize, sorghum, millet, rice, wheat (irrigated), groundnut, cow pea, soya beans, bambara nut, Beniseed, cotton, jute, yam, cassava,sweet potato, cocoyam, vegetables, banana, plantain, citrus, sugarcane, cashew, tobacco, poultry, livestock, Sorrel (zobo).

BADE (GASHUA)
Mineral Raw Materials: Natural salt, Trona, Potash, clay.
Agro Raw Materials: Rice, Cowpea, Millet, Sorghum, Bambara nut, Vegetables, Onion, Tomatoes, Palm Product, Fish, Livestock, Maize, Cowpea, Groundnut, Wheat, fruits, Sorrel (zobo), Fruits.