Grüne Revolution

Neulich hatte ich es schon vom Weizen und Ägypten. Hier ein Artikel über Weizenanbau in Indien und Mexiko vor dem historischen Hintergrund der „Grünen Revolution“.

There may be a mountain of food available, but access to food is only based on the entitlements that people have, to be able to exchange for food. This is one of the reasons, among others, that explains the bitter irony that Indians have remained food insecure despite all this bumper wheat production. Malnutrition levels in 2005 continued to remain horrific – three out of five children under five, or nearly 60%, were found to be chronically malnourished (two standard deviations below normal) by the National Family Health Survey.