Amjad, Rashid (1972): A critique of the green revolution in West Pakistan. Published in: Pakistan Economic and Social Review, Vol. 10, No. 1 (JUNE 1972), pp. 17-41 , Vol. Vol.10, : pp. 17-41.
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This paper analyses the distinct features of the “Green Revolution” in the context of Pakistan’s impressive agriculture performance in the 1960s. It points out to the “conflicts, social unrest and tensions’ it generated and draws lesson in the framing of a future agriculture policy.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||A critique of the green revolution in West Pakistan|
|Keywords:||Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Green Revolution, Pakistan|
|Subjects:||Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics ; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q1 - Agriculture > Q13 - Agricultural Markets and Marketing ; Cooperatives ; Agribusiness|
|Depositing User:||khurram iqbal|
|Date Deposited:||11. Jun 2012 19:16|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 21:00|
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