The Green Revolution

TitleThe Green Revolution
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2013
Corporate AuthorsNational Academy of Engineering, OEC
Date Published10/2013
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Publication LanguageEnglish
KeywordsAGRICULTURE , Botany , Environmental Sciences , GENETICS , Public Engagement and Science , SOCIAL responsibility , SUSTAINABLE development
AbstractThe Green Revolution, a period of intense technological change in global agriculture during the latter half of the twentieth century, grew from a combination of political agendas, financial support, scientific advances, and changes to farming. A part of the Research, Ethics, and Society project, this case can be used to address the social responsibilities of researchers, particularly those concerning cross-cultural contexts, and understanding knowledge and technological systems as an important tool for acting on social responsibilities.
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