Flashcards in L6- India's Green Revolution Deck (10)
What was 'The Green Revolution'?
A period when agriculture in India increased its yields due to improved argonomic technology
When did Green Revolution start?
What is the Boserupian thought?
1. Population growth is positive
2. Environment will cope
3. More wealth, more ideas, more technology
What was the initial problem before the Green Revolution?
Only 17% of the land irrigated and it was hard to lend money.
What was Esther Boserup's key quote?
'necessity is the mother of invention'
What was the 2nd revolution on Boserup's graph?
What was Boserup's theory?
The size and growth of the population depends on the food supply and agricultural methods.
Consequences of rising population?
Shortages of food
What was the reason of bad crops?
This was due to the bad weather India was exeriencing