The Green Revolution in Africa represents a set of agricultural reforms driven by technological innovations such as High Yield Varieties of seed, fertilizers and complex irrigation regimes. Though perceived as a panacea by major development banks and governments, the Green Revolution has not always enjoyed success in the Global South. This paper reviews some of the current agricultural reforms that form key dimensions of the Green Revolution policy regime, and considers some outstanding critiques of its application in sub-Saharan Africa.
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