The Green Revolution: The Untold Process of its Success

Technology and society share a close relationship, as the adoption of new technologies has consequences across value systems and institutions in society. Historically, the emergence of agriculture and subsequent technologies played an important role in shaping social relations. This paper examines the Green Revolution that took place in India during the late 1960s and 70s from the perspectives offered by different development paradigms of technical change in developing countries. The high yielding variety seeds of wheat and rice that were then introduced significantly enhanced domestic food production, which was far from adequate after independence...


Issue Date:
2013
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/156208
Total Pages:
2
Series Statement:
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