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ZIMSEC O Level Geography Notes:Industrial Studies: Introduction

  • The word industry refers to the capacity or ability to do work where some form of energy has to be used in the process.
  • Industry is also defined as economic activity concerned with the processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods in factories.
  • I can also be viewed any economic activity legally conducted and beneficial to people.
  • The production units of industry vary from mines, farms and forests through seas and oceans to factories, offices, classrooms and health institutions depending on the type of industry under review.
  • In a narrower sense, the term should be used geographically to refer to processing, manufacturing and service industries due to the intertwined nature of these three.

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