“Green Revolution refers to a series of research, development, and technology transfer initiatives, occurring between the 1940s and the late 1970s, that increased agriculture production around the world, beginning most markedly in the late 1960s. It forms a part of the ‘neo-colonial’ system of agriculture wherein agriculture was viewed as more of a commercial sector than a subsistence one.”
The flip side is that this would create an utter dependance on fossil fuel and pesticides. Also water resource.
Those sort of dependancies could be a dangerous thing in the future.