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UBC Press Release - Benefits of 'Green

Revolution' in Africa Threatened


Globalization threatens benefits of an African ‘green revolution’, says Navin Ramankutty, Professor, Global Food Security and Sustainability. Navin co-authored an article published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that argued that a prospective “green revolution” in Africa could boost land use and carbon emissions globally. Learn more in UBC’s Press Release released in September, 2014.

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