People in the Green Revolution

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People of the Green Revolution provides a list and description of the people who were important figures in the Green Revolution.

U.S. Government

  • Josephus Daniels: U.S. Ambassador to Mexico in the 1930's. Likely relayed the Rockefeller Foundation's interest in an agricultural project in Mexico to Henry A. Wallace in 1940.[1]
  • Nelson Rockefeller:
  • Henry A. Wallace: Vice President of the United States from 1941-1944. Suggested that the Rockefeller Foundation undertake a project to increase agricultural productivity in Mexico in 1941.[2]

Mexican Government

  • Manuel Avila Camacho: President of Mexico, 1940-1946, who wanted to industrialize Mexican agriculture.

Rockefeller Foundation

Ford Foundation

Other Figures

Resources and articles

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References

  1. John H. Perkins, Geopolitics and the Green Revolution: Wheat, Genes, and the Cold War, Oxford University Press, 1997, p. 106
  2. Bruce H. Jennings, Foundations of International Agricultural Research: Science and Politics in Mexican Agriculture, p. 48
  3. Moments in Time 1940-1949, Accessed April 19, 2011.
  4. John H. Perkins, Geopolitics and the Green Revolution: Wheat, Genes, and the Cold War, Oxford University Press, 1997, p. 107
  5. John H. Perkins, Geopolitics and the Green Revolution: Wheat, Genes, and the Cold War, Oxford University Press, 1997, p. 106
  6. John H. Perkins, Geopolitics and the Green Revolution: Wheat, Genes, and the Cold War, Oxford University Press, 1997, p. 107
  7. Moments in Time: 1960-1969, Accessed April 19, 2011.
  8. John H. Perkins, Geopolitics and the Green Revolution: Wheat, Genes, and the Cold War, Oxford University Press, 1997, p. 106
  9. Moments in Time: 1950-1959, Accessed April 19, 2011.
  10. John H. Perkins, Geopolitics and the Green Revolution: Wheat, Genes, and the Cold War, Oxford University Press, 1997, p. 106
  11. John H. Perkins, Geopolitics and the Green Revolution: Wheat, Genes, and the Cold War, Oxford University Press, 1997, p. 107
  12. John H. Perkins, The Rockefeller Foundation and the green revolution, 1941–1956, Agriculture and Human Values, Volume 7, Numbers 3-4, 6-18.
  13. Mark Dowie, American Foundations, The MIT Press, 2001, p. 112

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