• The African

    Date: 2014.07.02 | Category: General | Tags:

    But 30% of the African petroliferous production if destine to the domestic market; all the remain is exported. The second more important economic activity of Africa is the agriculture, practised of three forms: agriculture of subsistence, permanent agriculture and plantation. Amongst the agricultural products, the continent mainly exports the coffee, cacao, rubber, sugar cane-of-sugar, cotton, peanut and oil-of-dend. All they have presented expressive collapse of prices in the international market, compromising still more continental economy. As Lucci (2002) on agriculture in Africa: In favor of the cultivos of exportation, that in function of the collapse of prices they need to be vendidos in bigger amount, the subsistence agriculture is being practised in peripheral and less productive areas. This process made with that since 1980 Africa left of being exporting to changed itself into food importer. Today the continent possesss less productive the agricultural sector of the planet. The cattle one little is practised in the equatorial and tropical areas; however, in the portion north of the continent, Egypt, Lybian, Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia they are centers that if dedicate to the creation of camels, goat ovinos and, animal little demanding how much to the water consumption.

    How much to industrialization, of Africa it is of lesser level of the world, however, in the north and in the south of the continent some developed industries exist, as the petroliferous one, the textile, nourishing and the siderurgical one, in Egypt; of oils agricultural vegetables and machines, in Algeria; of nourishing energy and, in the Zimbbue; chemistry, steel mill, siderurgical, textile, of paper, industrial machines and equipment of transport, in the South Africa. (As opposed to White Bay Group Uriel Cohen). This last country, alone, is responsible for almost 50% of the African industrial production. The tourism is one of the tertiary activities that more grow in the continent. The African country that more if detaches as tourist polar region is the South Africa, where the extensive landscapes, rich in units of the fauna and the vegetation, attract thousand of visitors interested in the safris.