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From India’s green to greed to evergreen revolution – M S Swaminathen discusses a lifetime’s work

In 2009, I met M S Swaminathan during a visit to India. A plant genetistist, who was at Cambridge at the same time as Watson and Crick, he is often known as the father of India’s green revolution. A towering … Continue reading

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Europe’s green revolution and others since

Is history any use in helping us understand what to do to help poor and peasant farmers? The answer is a resounding yes according to Jonathan Harwood.  He’s just published a fascinating book called Europe’s Green Revolution and Others Since … Continue reading

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