Pros And Cons Of Green Revolution

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World population has been increased significantly, while Earth resources are limited and food sources are in danger. In this regard scholars predicted that world’s population would be reached around 10 billion by 2050 and certainly food requirement would be increased more than 70% (Dyson, 2016).These statistical data imply that food sources are increased arithmetically, while population are enhanced geometrically, whereas there should be a balance between population and food supply (Brownell, 2008).To overcome food shortage, some attempts have been done around half century ago which led to green revolution. This paper, aims to have a look on this phenomenon, introduce it and assess pros and cons of it.
In this essay, initially, we have a quick look on nature and evolution of green revolution. Secondly, pros and cons of this phenomenon would be discussed and then more holistic solutions for improving this process would be introduced as a real green revolution. Finally, whole materials would be concluded.
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In this regard, studies show that famine has been reduced 20% in this period (Brownell, 2008), food supply raised 12-13% between 1960 and 1990, whereas without the new technologies food production were decreased around 20% and price was increased 35-65%. The other research in Asia shows that with 1% increase in production, the numbers of poor people decrease by 0.48% (Pingali, 2012). Furthermore, green revolution has had a great influence on labor’s life and provided opportunities for them to improve their life. In fact, this revolution has affected labors in some terms such as employment and wage. As I noted above, green revolution has increased productivity, so bulk density of generated plants enhance the need for extra labors for fertilizing, transplantation and weeding (Das,

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