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Green Revolution (9:59)

Key Ideas

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Key Ideas

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  1. 02:05 Why did the US State Department official William Gaud coin the term “Green Revolution” in 1968, and what was he contrasting it to?
  2. 03:12 Eman M. Elshaikh refers to a common saying in the US State Department in the Cold War: “Where hunger goes, communism follows.” What does this mean, and how did this concern help launch the Green Revolution
  3. 05:25 How did the Green Revolution differ in different regions in its adaptation and its results?
  4. 06:55 What were some of the methods and results of the Green Revolution?
  5. 09:35 What are some of the critiques of the Green Revolution?