The Green Revolution

Facts and Fallacies

Introduction to this site

During the later part of the 20th century the practice of farming took on a new approach by utilizing modern technologies. This movement which was pushed by governments as the answer to traditional agriculture was dubbed The Green Revolution.

What the proponents of the Green Revolution promised was a highly efficient method for planting and harvesting crops. To increases the yields of farms everywhere with the goal of eliminating hunger throughout the world, and in developing countries in particular.

This site will take a look at the issues revolving around the Green Revolution and bring to light some often over looked results to this method of agriculture. We'll examine in a critical fashion the benefits and detriments that have occurred since the majority of the modern world switched to this means of production.

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