The `Green Revolution' and Economic Development

The `Green Revolution' and Economic Development : The Process and its Impact in Bangladesh

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'Green-Revolution' technologies have transformed the countryside of many less developed countries. This book examines the processes involved in the adoption of these new technologies and their socio-economic impact. It provides an integrated view of the effects of 'Green Revolution' technologies on economic growth and returns, distribution of income and resources, stability of agricultural production and returns and their sustainability in Bangladesh.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 322 pages
  • 139.95 x 215.9 x 23.88mm | 589.67g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1991 ed.
  • XXIII, 322 p.
  • 0333527364
  • 9780333527368

Table of contents

Preface - Bangladesh's Economy, Bangladeshi Agriculture and the Issues raised by the 'Green Revolution' - New Technology, Growth Rates and Sources of Increased Agricultural Growth in Bangladesh - Measuring the Contribution of Bio-Chemical Technology to Increased Land Productivity in Bangladesh - Regional Variations in Growth Patterns of Bangladeshi Foodgrain Production and Yield - Reduced Diversity of Crops, Narrowing of Diets and Changes in Consumer Welfare - Market Analysis, Surpluses, Income Distribution and technologically-induced Shifts in Supply - Patterns and Determinants of Farm-Level Adoption and Diffusion of High Yielding Varieties (HYVs) and their Technology - Poverty, Resource Distribution and Security: The Impact of New Agricultural Technology in Bangladesh - The 'Green Revolution' and Variability of Bangladeshi Foodgrain Production and Yield: An Analysis of Time Series Data - New Agricultural Technology and Instability of Foodgrain Production and Yield: An Intertemporal and Interrregional Perspective - New Crop Varieties: Impact on Diversification and Stability of Yields - Trends in and Projections of Bangladeshi Food Production and Dependence on Imported Food - New Agricultural Technology and Sustainable Food Production in Bangladesh - Concluding Overview and Comments - Notes - Bibliography - Index
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