Green revolution challenges activity1
Activity - discussion on the negative effects of the green revolution
Materials/ Resources needed
Prerequisites/Instructions, if any
Challenges to bio diversity, keynote address by Dr Vandana Shiva, at the 2009 Organicology Conference in Portland, Oregon, on February 28, 2009.
Relevant local connections - people, places and materials
Students to collect information about the ill effects of the green revolution technologies, from newspapers, Internet. In teams students can present the issues, which can be grouped as - impact on land, impact on water sources, socio-political impact etc
What questions can you ask
- What challenges have green revolution presented?
- How are these challenges being addressed
Evaluation – (questions for assessment of the child)
To link back to the concept page green revolution