Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 6

Problems facing Agriculture

Week 6

Subject: Agricultural science

Topic: Problems facing Agriculture

Reference: Agricultural science for primary schools book 6

Previous knowledge: Pupils are familiar with the importance of Agriculture.

Objective: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to the greatest problems facing agriculture.


The problem of land tenure is one of the greatest problems facing agriculture.

Land tenure is the system of land ownership that is the way the land is being acquired or gotten by people.

Some people have interest in farming but have no land due to land tenure system. There are different types of land tenure system, some of these are:

  1. Land Tenure System by Rent: this is a system whereby people that are in farming pay for the usage of the land.
  2. Land Tenure System by Gift: this is a system whereby land is given out to appreciate any good thing.
  3. Land Tenure System by Communal: this is a system whereby the land belongs to the community. Land are given to people who wants to engage in farming by the community.
  4. Land Tenure system by Inheritance: this is a system whereby land is gotten through ancestral means.
  5. Land Tenure system by Pledge: this is a system whereby you get on acquire land through promise.
  6. Land Tenure system by Lease: this is a system in which land is being given out o a lease. The person giving it out is a leasor and the person getting it is a lease.


Step I: Teacher revises previous lesson with pupils

Step II: Teacher introduces and explain new topic to pupils

Step III: Pupils are allowed to ask questions

Step IV: Teacher writes note on the boards for pupils


  1. What is a land tenure system?
  2. What is land tenure system by rent?
  3. Who is a leasor?
  4. Who is a lease?

Conclusion: Teacher moves round for inspection, marking and correction of notes where necessary.

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