Beyond the green revolution

the ecology and politics of global agricultural development
  • 256 Pages
  • 2.65 MB
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  • English
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Plenum Press , New York
Agriculture and state., Green revolution., Agricultural eco
StatementKenneth A. Dahlberg.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD1415 .D273
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 256 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4723690M
ISBN 100306401207
LC Control Number78011271

This book, which is the result of an intellectual odyssey, began as an attempt to explore and map the environmental and cross-cultural dimensions of the continuing spread of the green revolution-that package of high-yielding varieties of grain, fertilizers, irrigation, and pesticides that constitutes the core of modern industrial : Kenneth Dahlberg.

This book, which is the result of an intellectual odyssey, began as an attempt to explore and map the environmental and cross-cultural dimensions of the continuing spread of the green revolution-that package of high-yielding varieties of grain, fertilizers, irrigation, and pesticides that constitutes the core of modern industrial agriculture.

The Green Revolution, or Third Agricultural Revolution, is a set of research technology transfer initiatives occurring between and the late s, that increased agricultural production worldwide, particularly in the developing world, beginning most markedly in the late s.

The initiatives resulted in the adoption of new technologies, including high-yielding varieties (HYVs). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Green Illusions is a book explaining what current green initiatives there are ongoing in the world and why many of those will never solve the actual problem of us ruining the globe.

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Geopolitics and the Green Revolution is a positive addition to the science of political ecology. It will also be a good read for agricultural scientists in general, and plant breeders in particular, who will learn about how the fruits of their labor can have a social impact that goes beyond improving crop yields."--BioScienceCited by: “The Green Revolution in the Global South is unusual is the author’s even-handed approach to the Green Revolution.

He does not take sides but instead illuminates the respective positions of the Green Revolution’s advocates and critics.

Hurt writes clearly and offers countless apt examples throughout.”.

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Book Beyond the Green Revolution: The Ecology and Politics of Global Agricultural Development () Kenneth Dahlberg, Western Michigan University; Abstract. The “Green Revolution” of the 's and 's was characterized by innovative, high-yielding varieties of cereal crops developed for use in developing countries.

Cited by:   Beyond the Green Revolution: New Approaches for Third World Agriculture. (Woridwatch Paper 73) Edward C. Wolf, Woridwatch Institute, Washington, DC, 46 pp. Directed by Lester R. Brown, recent winner of a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, the Worldwatch Institute analyzes and focuses attention on global problems through a series of.

The Hill and Wang Critical Issues Series: concise, affordable works on pivotal topics in American history, society, and politics. The Green Revolution documents the tremendous change in public awareness and attitudes since the publication of Rachel Carson's Silent assesses the growth of national environmental organizations and the influence of scientists and/5.

Beyond the Technological Revolution is a four-year research project led by Carlota Perez, as a continuation of the work done for her book Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital: the Dynamics of Bubbles and Golden Ages (Edward Elgar).

Agriculture beyond the Green Revolution: Shaping the Future We Want. Hans Herren, President of Millennium Institute, takes on the challenges in shifting from brown to. Cullather’s book amounts to a thorough, gracefully written debunking of what might be called the green revolution master narrative, which goes something like this: In the s, US foundations.

developing the Asian Green Revolution, did not have an organization behind them like the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA).

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Its founding 10 years ago was a smart thing to do. Kofi Annan sounded the call for a uniquely African Green Revolution on July 5,at a meeting of Heads of State in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Stories of Ehrlich, Borlaug and the Green Revolution.

Fifty years after high yielding variety seeds came to India, a look at how they got here – and what may have happened if they didn't. Neither of these crises can be resolved without addressing the underlying root cause of capitalism, but many people are uncertain about what an economy beyond capitalism looks like.

In his new book, Red Green Revolution: The Politics and Technology of Ecosocialism, Victor Wallis explains why a livable future must be ecosocialist, what. How a Bronx teacher started a green classroom revolution that's spreading across the U.S.

Stephen Ritz, author of 'The Power of a Plant,' developed a curriculum for indoor gardening that is.

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A science-based approach to the problems of agriculture was a fundamental tenet of his thinking and the success of the Green Revolution spawned other successful interventions in areas such as animal husbandry, dairying and agriculture.

Beyond the Green Revolution: The Ecology and Politics This book, which is the result of an intellectual odyssey, began as an attempt to explore and map the environmental and cross-cultural dimensions of the continuing spread of the green revolution-that package of high-yielding varieties of grain, fertilizers, irrigation, and Author: Pouya Alimagham.

Thomas Friedman‘s upcoming book, ‘Hot, Flat, and Crowded – Why We Need a Green Revolution – And How it Can Renew America‘, ends with a 20 question discussion need not wait for the book to come out, to start thinking.

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In his highly celebrated book, Conway argues that the Green Revolution has benefited the world’s poor by providing sufficient and affordable food, and thus saved the world from hunger. He notes, however, that the gains of the Green Revolution have not. Well, we went to the limit and beyond.” “Revolution" was directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg, and filmed on the 4th September at Twickenham Film Studios.

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In his book A Fistful of Shells: West Africa from the Rise of the Slave Trade to the Age of Revolution, Toby Green draws upon a range of underutilized sources to describe the evolution of West Africa over a period of four transformative centuries.

With these sources Green demonstrates that the region was integrated into the developing. Learn green revolution with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of green revolution flashcards on Quizlet. The Industrial Revolution, which took place from the 18th to 19th centuries, was a period during which predominantly agrarian, rural societies in Europe and America became industrial and urban.The Little Green Book of Revolution A pro-individual and anti-institutional look at the history of peaceful proactive revolution, it explores the environmental destruction inherent to our present energy distribution systems and offers ideas to counter the oligarchical institutions of the failing ‘New World Order’.