Primary sector activities

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Primary sector activities, is the direct taking of property of nature, so are also called extractive activities. Eg hunting, fishing, mining, agriculture

Industry: traditional food, textile, beverage, taco, footwear, wood

Intermediate industries: paper, chemical, petroleum, rubber, plastic

Mechanical industry: machinery, electronics, transportation, metals

Waste Industries: graphic art, publishing

Construction industry: building, housing, road infrastructure

Agricultural space: space characterized by the existence of a diffuse economy in which we can observe a close relationship between the density of human occupation and the way agriculture (plant and animal) and soil

Physical factors limiting the Venezuelan space

Hygrometer (humidity): refer to the overabundance or scarcity, reflected in the lands covered by forests hydrophilic, the first almost, and those of xerophytic vegetation in the second, in both cases lend difficulties agricultural and livestock activities. 'For example the rainforest of Guyana, swampy land of the depression of Lake Maracaibo, the littoral zone of Falcon State

Hypsometric (elevation): it allows the presence of so-called thermal or climatic floors, which provide a gradation in terms of species that can be raised or grown in accordance with increasing altitude

Edaphic (soil): agricultural practice also depends on the options for using the soil, which in turn depend on the chemical and physical nature of land

The agricultural area and its relationship to human aspects: agricultural space, however, dynamic, the above factors do not impose absolute limits that prevent its extension. In this sense, we can point to some tools that have allowed agricultural conquer space:

Breaking up: is the action to liberate the land of natural vegetation

Irrigation, which is another way the man uses to make suitable for agriculture, lands that are not naturally

Polos agrarian socialists are geographic areas and socio-political rearrangement, for the development of communities with potential and vocation agroproductive, resulting in the effective enforcement of a socialist society.

The national government promoted the socialist relations of production through the inclusion and articulation of a comprehensive development dynamic:

Zamora farms

Endogenous development nuclei

Socialist productive technical center

Use and possession of the land: refers to the use of land by man. This operation is intended to meet human needs through the agricultural sub-plant-animal and agricultural. The trend relates to the ownership, occupation and possession of it, in this sense, one can distinguish the following tenures:

Owner: proprietor of the land and property owner in it are built

Sharecropper: farmer who works land of others, and use, provides the owner a share of the crop

Tenant: farmer or producer who gives the owner a fixed payment in cash or kind

Mediator: farmer who will average yield of the land. Is a form of sharecropping

Customary tenure or occupant: peasant who works the land with no obligations to the owner

Agricultural production system: a set of activities that combine the factors of production

Subsistence agriculture, is one that does not involve the exchange of products. This agriculture only exists in the areas of greatest economic backwardness

Commercial agriculture, is one in which the farmer or entrepreneur working mainly for the market and remains connected to this, not only as a seller but as a consumer

Farm units

Conuco: small farm unit typical of subsistence agriculture

Finance: Unit largest fruit farm, which has a large extent correspond to the commercial agricultural

Hato: livestock farming unit, its characteristics are consistent with an economic or commercial activity

Fundo. Unit livestock operation whose length is less than the herd

Property: farm unit of minor crops, which is not very large extent

Secondary sector activities:

Are all activities through processes of transformation, which employ multiple tools, manage to increase the value of resources extracted from the soil and subsoil, or raw materials.

Sector: They are known as tertiary activities to all the activities that constitute the means of exchange, presentation and communication products and services. This is the last sector of the economy, not for being the least, but by being responsible for the final stage of production route, ie the placement of products on the market.

Commercial Activity, its importance: The tendency to exchange goods is as remote as the first human industries. What is today the international economic circuit integrated into a global trading system, becomes the exchange of products between "primitive" tribes that was made ​​for thousands of years. This trend has become one of the main features of contemporary society, it is now regularly performed large-scale trade, not only of goods and products, but also of ideas, information and knowledge.

Tertiary sector activities include various policy areas, each with its own characteristics, not so marked as to be completely separate categories, but particularly in terms of size, area of ​​influence and regulatory mechanisms. These are:

National or internal trade: It is made ​​by all commercial activities within the borders of a nation whose most characteristic feature is the interactivity between different states, regions or provinces within a country.

Regional trade: It consists of commercial activities carried out within the parameters of a given region, whose dynamics is determined by the proximity and activity of any major city that stands as the main center of action in this area.

Local trade, which is conducted within the jurisdiction of a city, town or locality.

International trade is the one that takes place between the various states that comprise the international community: It is based on the import and export activities.

Trading in Venezuela: The exchange has a long history, it is one of the key activities for the maintenance of any society. The case of Venezuela is no different, in fact, even before the Spanish arrived there were supposed exchange mechanisms between the various ethnic groups settled in what would become the Venezuelan territory, however, no data are not precise amounts about these activities.

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