Green Revolution

Rather than increasing food production through land reform and agroecology, the Green Revolution promotes technological intensification using new seed varieties, mechanization and agrochemicals. For an introduction to this issue, download our Food First Issue Primer on the Green Revolution

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Consumer Education Monsanto-Style

Blog | Devon Peña | May 2, 2014

World Food Prize winner outlines shift in strategy: focus on consumers not just growers Robert Fraley, Monsanto’s Chief Technology Officer…

The Long Green Revolution

Academic Publication | Raj Patel | Nov 16, 2012

In The Journal of Peasant Studies, Vol. 40, No. 1, 1–63 (2013) Abstract To combat climate change and hunger, a number…

Wheat: The New Frontier

Blog | William Wroblewski | Mar 15, 2011

Earlier this year, the US Department of Agriculture opened the door for the unregulated use of Monsanto’s genetically modified alfalfa.  Made…