When we transferred the Green Revolution
wheat technology to India, production was 12 million tons a year.
The Green Revolution
benefited the wealthy and powerful segments of the populace, concentrated ownership of resources, accentuated the division of labor, and further marginalized the role of women.
It is vital that the government of Tanzania and Green Revolution
stakeholders take a holistic approach to agricultural development.
The dream of the Green Revolution
is fast becoming a reality with the hard work of the farmers in the district of south Bastar (Dantewada) suffering from Naxal violence," said the Chhattisgarh Chief Minister.
The regime was able to get away with crushing the Green Revolution
in 2009 because the then US president, Barack Obama, and Hillary Clinton, his secretary of state, declined to support the clamour for political reform.
To what level is climate change a threat to the green revolution
in Africa, and what measures can mitigate any possible threat?
This is why, William Gaud of the US had coined the term Green Revolution
for indicating that we can, through green plants, achieve higher production through the productivity pathway.
Acknowledging these issues, Bourne points out that "even the geopolitical and national security concerns that drove the first green revolution
haven't gone away, while the environmental damage to soil, water, forests, and climate has only grown more dire," noting that "crop yields are now experiencing the classic pressure of diminishing returns that Malthus articulated two centuries ago and that Borlaug himself predicted, while demand for grain from population growth, meat-heavy diets, and biofuels is keeping food prices near record levels and spawning political instability in the poorest countries on the planet.
Most of them firmly believe that there was green revolution
Islamabad -- No nation could achieve sustainable development without ensuring healthy environment and government was working on many initiatives to bring green revolution
in the country, observed Mushahidullah Khan, Federal Minister for Climate Change while inaugurating tree plantation campaign at I-10 Industrial Area, Islamabad.
Secretary agriculture while talking about green revolution
of the past, stated that a new green revolution
was again required to feed the ever increasing population and to increase export of agricultural produce and make country economically strong he added.
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