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

Monsanto: Food, Health, Hope

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | A.V. Krebs | Apr 1, 1999

Monsanto and DuPont are betting the farm in bids to transform themselves into the Coke and Pepsi of genetically engineered crops.

Twelve Myths About Hunger

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | Frances Moore Lappé, Joseph Collins and Peter Rosset | Aug 1, 1998

Why so much hunger? What can we do about it? To answer these questions we must unlearn much of what we have been taught.