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The economy mamartinez5b

  1. 1. The economy By: Miguel Ángel Martínez
  2. 2. Primary sector • They provide us with raw materials.
  3. 3. Secondary sector • They process raw materials and provide us with manufactured products.
  4. 4. Tertiary sector • They provide us with a variety of consumer services.
  5. 5. Arable farming Dryland farming • Dryland farmers don’t usually water their crops. • Dryland farmers need large fields to grow lots of plants. Irrigated farming • Farmers use irrigation systems to water their crops. • Farmers can use irrigation to grow lots of crops in small fields.
  6. 6. Livestock farming • Livestock farming is the raising of animals for food products such as meat , milk and eggs , and non-food products , such as wool and leather. • Bovine : cows , bulls and oxen. • Porcine : pigs. • Ovine : sheep. • Caprine : goats. • Avian : birds.
  7. 7. Fishing • Fishing is the catching of fish and other aquatic animals for food. • There are two types marine fishing. • Coastal fishing : takes place near the coast. Use small boats and traditional methods, they return to port at the end of the day. • Deep-sea fishing : takes place far from the coast. They work for weeks or months on large boats.
  8. 8. Mining • Mining is the extraction of rocks and minerals from the ground.
  9. 9. Forestry • Forestry is the exploitation of forests to extract plant products such as wood , cork , cellulose and resin.
  10. 10. Energy sources • Some energy comes from renewable sources , such as sunlight , water or wind. • Some energy comes from non-renewable sources , such as coal , oil , natural gas and nuclear energy.
  11. 11. The service sector • This sector of the economy includes various areas , such as commerce , tourism , transport and communications. • Health and education as doctors , nurses , dentists and teachers. • Public safety as police officers , firefighters , soldiers and security guards • Skilled professions : as mechanics, plumbers and electricians.
  12. 12. The service sector • Administrative work as secretaries , bank clerks and public servants. • Cultural proffessions as writers musicians , actors , painters and sculptors. • Judicial system : as lawyers , prosectors and judges.
  13. 13. The service sector
  14. 14. Commerce • It is the business of buying and selling products and services.
  15. 15. Transport • We can use different types of transport to move passengers and goods from one place to another. • Road transport. • Rail transport. • Air transport. • Water transport.
  16. 16. transport
  17. 17. Tourism • Tourism is the business that provides us with accommodations and entertainment when we are on holiday. • There are many types of holidays : • Beach. • Adventure. • Cultural. • Rural.
  18. 18. tourism
  19. 19. Communications • Interpersonal communications media : let us send information to one person at a time. • Mass communication media : let us send information to many people at once,like newspaper , radio and television. • Computers : technology has given us new ways to communicate with each other like internet or email.

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