Green Revolution

by Janice Yoo

WHY IS IT A GOOD IDEA?

-Capable of growing crops on a massive scale

-Produces plants that are resistant to pests and herbicides

-Allows farmers to grow and export cash crops for profit

-Provides better management for yields and high-yield grain



ECONOMIC, SOCIOLOGICAL, AND POLITICAL BENEFITS

-Boosts industrial growth

-Improves the quality of life of people living in villages

-Creates plenty of jobs not only for agricultural workers but also industrial workers by creation of factories and hydro-electric power stations