Green Revolution and GMOs

Riley Nicholson

Results of the Bengal Famine

The Bengal Famine of 1943 was caused by a cyclone which destroyed the rice crops in Bengal, thus raised the price of the rice to where people could not afford it.


  • Starvation
  • Lack of food
  • Cannibalism
  • Over 1.5 million dead
  • Raised prices of rice

The Three Basic Elements of the Green Revolution in India:

Limitations of the Green Revolution in India

  • Droughts limited crop growth
  • Not enough land for use in agriculture