African Green Revolution ignores downside of intensive farming

Published date 2011-10-14 11:07
Lessons learned from Asia’s Green Revolution about the damage intensive farming can cause are being ignored in the race to help Africa feed itself, Christian Aid warns in a report published today. Full report at this link: http://bit.ly/pXo82N Sustainable farming techniques are being sidelined in favour of a quick-fix solution – modern seed varieties (MVs) that produce better yields if treated…

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