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    [pic] The Green Revolution The world’s worst recorded food disaster occurred in 1943 in British-ruled India. Known as the Bengal Famine‚ an estimated 4 million people died of hunger that year in eastern India (which included today’s Bangladesh). Initially‚ this catastrophe was attributed to an acute shortfall in food production in the area. However‚ Indian economist Amartya Sen (recipient of the Nobel Prize for Economics‚ 1998) has established that while food shortage was a contributor to the

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    Although the Green Revolution originally described developments for rice and wheat‚ high-yielding varieties HYVs have since been developed for other major food crops important to developing countries‚ including Sorghum‚ Millet‚ Maize‚ Cassava and beans. Moreover‚ a fully fledged system of international agricultural research centres now works on many aspects of developing country agriculture (the future harvest centres that make up the consultative group on international agricultural research.)

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    Productivity gains have plateaued raising concerns about food security. All this goes to show that the country now urgently needs a follow up green revolution to the one of the 1960s which led to major breakthroughs in wheat and rice production. The next green revolution has to happen to chase the twin goals of food security and nutritional diet. Without the second revolution‚ which can be postponed at the nation’s peril‚ the supply side’s response to growing demand for food will be weak leading to disturbing

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    Green revolution has been one of the most visible forms of globalisation. This has brought about some kind of interconnectedness amongst countries. With this interconnectedness comes a form of contradiction within the Green Revolution strategy. This essay will consider important aspects such as the impact that Green revolution has had on the world as a whole‚ specifically Asia. This essay will also critically discuss the dominant tenets and power relations involved in the process of the green revolution

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    Green Revolution AN INTRODUCTION TO THE “GREEN REVOLUTIONGreen Revolution refers to a series of research‚ development‚ and technology transfer initiatives‚ occurring between the 1940s and the late 1960s‚ that increased agriculture production worldwide‚ particularly in the developing world‚ beginning most markedly in the late 1960s. The initiatives‚ led by Norman Borlaug‚ the "Father of the Green Revolution" credited with saving over a billion people from starvation and the dangerous outcomes

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    other grains were instrumental to the green revolution. The Green Revolution spread technologies that had already existed before‚ but had not been widely used outside industrialized nations. These technologies included modern irrigation projects‚ pesticides‚ synthetic nitrogen fertilizer and improved crop varieties developed through the conventional‚ science-based methods available at the time. The novel technological development of the Green Revolution was the production of novel wheat cultivars

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    Green Revolution From Wikipedia‚ the free encyclopedia For other uses‚ see Green Revolution (disambiguation). [pic] [pic] Increased use of various technologies such as pesticides‚ herbicides‚ and fertilizers as well as new breeds of high yield crops were employed in the decades after the Second World War to greatly increase global food production. |[pic] | |Agriculture

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    Case 20 The Green Revolution Rockefeller Foundation‚ 1943 Scott Kohler Background. For the last five years‚ we’ve had more people starving and hungry. But something has happened. Pakistan is self-sufficient in wheat and rice‚ and India is moving towards it. It wasn’t a red‚ bloody revolution as predicted. It was a green revolution. Norman Borlaug recalls William Gaud speaking these words at a small meeting in 1968. Gaud‚ who‚ at the time‚ administered the United States Agency for International

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    increased use of fertilizers and irrigation are known collectively as the Green Revolution‚ which provided the increase in production needed to make India self-sufficient in food grains‚ thus improving agriculture in India. Hybrid high-yielding wheat was first introduced to India in 1963 by Dr. Borlaug. Borlaug has been hailed as the Father of the Green Revolution but M.S. Swaminathan is known as the "Father of the Green Revolution in India" The methods adopted included the use of high yielding varieties(HYV)

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    DBQ-Green Revolution The Green Revolution brought about many causes in societies‚ some positive and some negative‚ due to new uses of technologies such as scientifically bred crops. Since the revolution started in 1945‚ the agricultural supply has gone up tremendously and farmers have benefitted (doc 1‚ 2‚ 6). Many cities‚ such as Punjab‚ India‚ state how the Green Revolution was extremely beneficial in multiple situations not just economically‚ however‚ other cities think differently‚ saying

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    Green Revolution DBQ Essay AP World History December 2‚ 2013 Interaction between humans and the environment has always had a great importance in the development of humankind; according to Marx‚ what differentiates humans from other animals is the fact that humans can transform their surroundings to suit their needs‚ through labor. The Green Revolution is not the exception to that. In times of need the human being manipulated its environment to be suitable for its development

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    Green Revolution refers to a series of research‚ development‚ and technology transfer initiatives‚ occurring between the 1940s and the late 1970s‚ that increased agriculture production worldwide‚ particularly in the developing world‚ beginning most markedly in the late 1960s.[1] The initiatives‚ led byNorman Borlaug‚ the "Father of the Green Revolution" credited with saving over a billion people from starvation‚ involved the development of high-yielding varieties of cereal grains‚ expansion of irrigation

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    DBQ Essay AP World History Green Revolution The Green Revolution was the world’s introduction to modern agricultural and a time of vast improvements in the world’s fight against hunger. New technologies such as High Yield Variety seeds‚ chemical fertilizer‚ and agricultural machinery led this revolution and are still a big part of the way we produce food for the world today. The Green Revolution was a savior do many small developing countries throughout the

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    The many causes and consequences of the Green Revolution‚ from 1945 to today‚ ranged from defined social differences growing over time‚ a need for an increase in crop production‚ and a multitude of negative effects on the environment. Social differences became more defined as groups developed into prosperity because of the Green Revolution. The need for an increase of crop production was caused by a growing population in many areas‚ and a lack of economic success to match. An increase in technological

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    10‚ 2014 DBQ Essay: Green Revolution The researches that formed and became the Green Revolution changed the agricultural technologies of many places and peoples. The Green Revolution was an introduction of a new technology of scientifically bred crops that went worldwide. In 1945 the Green Revolution started as leaders addressed the issues of hunger and starvation with the Green Revolution as the solution‚ and although it helped many people at the time‚ the Green Revolution is debated today whether

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    The green revolution is discussed in Paarlberg‚ and it highlights how the green revolution did two different things in two different locations‚ Asia and Latin America. While it stimulated the well-being of the poor in Asia it widened the gap between the wealthy and the poor in Latin America. These two places had different experiences with the battle against hunger but they both experienced negative environmental effects. I think that the negative effects on the environment that the green revolution

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    Green Revolution: The initiatives involved the development of high-yielding varieties of cereal grains‚ expansion of irrigation infrastructure‚ and distribution of hybridized seeds‚ synthetic fertilizers‚ and pesticides to farmers. The term "Green Revolution" has been attributed to William Gaud of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in a speech given to the Society for International Development in March 1968. In December 1969‚ the Green Revolution was presented by him

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    issues throught the world. As the 21st century begins‚ many nations are trying to deal with with the enviornmental effects of industrialization. Therefore began the green revolution‚ an attemp to change and if not change at least make progress. Starting in the early 19th Century the United States underwent an industrial revolution. The work that many people did changed as they moved from farms and small workshops into larger factories. They tended to buy things in stores‚ rather than make them

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    Green EAndy Deras Period 4 The Green Revolution DBQ The Green Revolution is the introduction of new genetically engineered crops and more complex tools and technologies. The Green Revolution started in 1945 due to the large population of the world and the inadequate production of crops. The world was in such a depression that groups of scientists and engineers created newer farming technologies‚ genetically engineered crops to improve fertility‚ and many other inventions. These ideas and creations

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    ENGINEERING ASPECTS IN GREEN REVOLUTION abstract Technology has advanced and new patterns of better and much more effective solutions for problems are being implemented. Information Technology (IT) has been a forerunner in this approach and has transformed the whole scenario. IT has also affected the world with its approach into the Green Revolution‚ that is‚ better and more sustainable use of resources for agriculture. With the introduction of IT into agriculture the productivity

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