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Key Industries



Agriculture is the cultivation of land and breeding of animals and plants to provide food, fibre, medicinal plants and other products to sustain and enhance life.


Biotechnology is the broad area of biology involving living systems and organisms to develop or make products, or any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms, or derivatives

thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use.


Construction is the process of constructing a building or infrastructure. 

Economic Development 

Economic growth deals with increase in the level of output, but economic development is related to increase in output coupled with improvement in social and political welfare of people within a region.


Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.

Financial Services

An entity whose income exceeds its expenditure can lend or invest the excess income to help that excess income produce more income in the future.


Healthcare is the maintenance or improvement of health via the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings.


The hospitality industry is a broad category of fields within the service industry that includes lodging, event planning, theme parks, transportation, cruise line, travelling and additional fields within the tourism industry.


Manufacturing is the production of merchandise for use or sale using labour and machines, tools, chemical and biological processing, or formulation.

Materials & Resources 

Materials and resources include minerals, rocks, soil and water. These are the naturally occurring materials found on Earth that constitute the raw materials upon which our global society exists.


A nonprofit organization is dedicated to furthering a particular social cause or advocating for a shared point of view.

Food Processing 

Food processing is the transformation of ag. products into food, or of one form of food into other forms. Food processing includes many forms of processing foods, being mostly comprised of complex industrial methods used to make convenience foods.

Solar Energy 

Solar energy is radiant light and heat from the Sun that is harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, photovoltaics, solar thermal energy, solar architecture, molten salt power plants and artificial photosynthesis.

Supply-Chain Services  

A supply chain is a system of organizations, people, activities, information, and resources involved in moving a product or service from supplier to customer.

Tourism & Notable Locations

Tourism is travel for pleasure or business; also the theory and practice of touring, the business of attracting, accommodating, and entertaining tourists, and the business of operating tour

Wind Power 

Wind turbines convert the kinetic energy in the wind into mechanical power.

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