REVISION/SETTLEMENT INTERACTIONS : LSUS
GEOGRAPHY SSS2 THIRD TERM
WEEK – ONE
Essential Geography for Senior Secondary Schools by O.A. Iwena
INTER-DEPENDENCE BETWEEN RURAL AND URBAN SETTLEMENTS
Urban and rural settlements depend on each other for their continued existence
A. Dependence of Urban Settlement on Rural Settlement
The rural areas perform the following functions for the urban centres.
(1) Provision of Food: Urban areas like cities and large towns depend on rural areas for foodstuff like yam, plantain beans, cassava, tomatoes etc.
(2) Unskilled Labour Supply: So many unskilled labours in urban areas are supplied by the rural areas due to the low level of most people in the rural area.
(3) Medicinal herbs: Pharmaceutical companies.... View More
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