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  • The Green Revolution

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    In the Industrial Revolution big core countries developed quickly due to their wide use of coal and them implementing its uses to improve their everyday life. Due to the use of coal factories could produce more and more finished products which brought down the overall price of goods which made things more affordable to everyone. The Green Revolution brought many advancements towards societies in developing countries for many reasons. The new science advancements being made in agriculture along with

  • Causes Of The Green Revolution

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    The Green Revolution occurred around the 1940s, this was right after WWII had ended so many countries were not doing so well economically and this affected their agricultural abilities. During this time new technologies, to speed up the process of growing food, were introduced. Things such as fertilizers, pesticides, and modern irrigation systems were implementing into farming around the world. The Green Revolution was caused by the lack of enough food to support the growing global population , particularly

  • The Success Of A Green Revolution

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    of those technology packages was called as Green Revolution (Hazell, 2013). Asia was able to achieve Green Revolution(GR) majorly due to the agricultural policies, extension services of governments and the financial support of international donors on crop breeding research in research centres formed under the consortium Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research, CGIAR (Pingali, 2012). Now, CGIAR is working for ‘doubly Green Revolution’ which takes into account of environmental issues

  • Negative Effects Of The Green Revolution

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    The Green Revolution, which spanned across the mid 20th century from about the 1930s to the 1960s, encompassed a time when mass production, agricultural advances and the speed at which livestock were raised drove the production of food to a level which had never been seen before (Simmons). During these three or four decades, the production of food skyrocketed for multiple reasons such as advancements in how livestock was raised, pesticides, fertilizers and artificial selection (Simmons). Although

  • Causes And Effects Of The Green Revolution

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    When people discuss the Green Revolution they are talking about the quick adoption of new technologies and the introduction of new scientifically bred crop varieties. The Green Revolution took place due to inadequate amounts of food, depleted land, and economic poverty. Many changes occurred as a result, some being positive and some being negative. A positive effect of the Green Revolution was an increased amount of food being available for the population. However, the reduced availability of

  • The Pros And Cons Of The Green Revolution

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    Introduction: The Green Revolution was a research and development initiative aimed to increase the number of crop yields from the years between 1930-1960 and the subsequent years following them which resulted in the adaptation of various technologies leading to the invention of high-yielding varieties of seeds, fertilizers, pesticides and new irrigation methods. It has facilitated socio-economic changes which have helped in preventing natural calamities due to the ever-increasing world population

  • Positive Effects Of The Green Revolution

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    The term Green Revolution was first used in 1968 when people realized that a revolution in agriculture was taking place. In this revolution many technology transfer initiatives were created which led to a drastic increase of production worldwide as well as innovative ideas that created large supplies of food very quickly. Incorporating technological ideas such as mechanization, which led to the massive increase of production of food at the expense of creating larger but fewer farms, is what really

  • The Green Revolution Essay: The Partition Of India

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    These where led by Norman Borlaug, the “Father of the Green Revolution”. This revolution saved over a billion people from starvation and involved the development of many varieties of grains, irrigation, infrastructure, modernization, distribution of new seeds, fertilizers and pesticides. The name “Green Revolution” Came from the peaceful and environmental ideas, unlike the violent “Red Revolution” or the “White Revolution”. The first research was on different kinds of rice and wheat, the

  • Norman Borlaug: The Father Of Green Revolution

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    activist), a well-known person around the world is still honored today even after 70 years after his assassination. But Borlaug was just as significant as Gandhi was. Norman Borlaug an American biologist commonly referred to as “The Father Of Green Revolution”, was a man who saved millions of lives from starvation. Borlaug was a person who contributed many achievements in the world where famine was a major crisis was a big problem. On March 5, 1914, the very day he was born, he was born a mystery

  • The Green Revolution Had Many Causes and Consequences from 1945 to the Present. One Cause of the Green Revolution Would Be the Growth of Mechanization and Population. Another Cause Would Be Poor Land Conditions and the

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    The Green Revolution had many causes and consequences from 1945 to the present. One cause of the Green Revolution would be the growth of mechanization and population. Another cause would be poor land conditions and the high rate of famine. Consequences of the Green Revolution would be competition, reduced genetic diversity, water shortages, and changes in lifestyle. The growth of industrialization and of the population were one cause of the Green Revolution. According to the Food and Agriculture