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primary sector

the sector of the economy (including AGRICULTURE and mining) concerned with the production and extraction of raw materials. See also SECONDARY SECTOR and SERVICE (OR TERTIARY) SECTOR.
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"The centre will be formed of a consortium that includes education and industry experts and researchers, and will drive innovation and excellence in vocational teaching and learning within the primary sector. It will be hosted by a regional campus of the New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, or by a wananga."
Interestingly, in 1980-81 Gujarat (48.49 percent) had a larger share of primary sector in state income as compared to Punjab (44.49 percent), which is contrary to the normally held belief that a state enjoying the benefits of green revolution will have large scale production in the agriculture sector.
The provision of cheap raw materials to secondary sector becomes limited mainly due to inefficient primary sector. An inefficient primary sector also burdens secondary sector via excessive unproductive labour supply.
The employment in the rural primary sector is already saturated and the surplus labour is migrating to the cities where they again have to do manual works such as construction of buildings, roads, drainages, running hired cycle rickshaws, loading and unloading etc.
Aiming to support teacher-educators for their sessions with modern language (ML) specialists as well as experienced teachers who have a modern language teaching or coordination role and want to discuss objectives, approaches, and materials, Hood and Tobutt offer a full introduction to the planning, teaching, and assessment of modern language teaching in the primary sector, and demonstrate how language can play a full part in the whole curriculum in this updated and expanded second edition.
The added value of the primary sector dropped 1.3% compared to the 18.4% growth posted during the same period last year.
According to a study by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), fisheries and aquaculture in Panama generate the greatest contribution to the primary sector representing 74.4% and 5.2% of GDP.
UAE officials carefully monitored the country's rapid developments, with tourism now a primary sector.
In essence commerce, the primary field of the tertiary sector, is wrapped up in the administration of the primary sector, and industrialisation takes the back seat.
The primary sector would make a value added down 3.8 pc compared to an estimated rise of 14.7 pc in 2013, says the HCP.
He said: "Wirral Council are to be congratulated for investing in its special school and primary sector. This project is a model for the future recognising, as it does, the need for distinct special school provision allied closely with excellent mainstream practice."

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