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1

What was 'The Green Revolution'?

A period when agriculture in India increased its yields due to improved argonomic technology

2

When did Green Revolution start?

Early 1960

3

What is the Boserupian thought?

1. Population growth is positive
2. Environment will cope
3. More wealth, more ideas, more technology

4

What was the initial problem before the Green Revolution?

Only 17% of the land irrigated and it was hard to lend money.

5

What was Esther Boserup's key quote?

'necessity is the mother of invention'

6

What was the 2nd revolution on Boserup's graph?

Industrial Revolution

7

What was Boserup's theory?

The size and growth of the population depends on the food supply and agricultural methods.

8

Consequences of rising population?

Shortages of food
Stimulated innovation
Technological breakthroughs

9

What was the reason of bad crops?

This was due to the bad weather India was exeriencing

10

What did the agricultural revolution lead to

Allowed people to farm better and easily now with the help of tools.