Do Agricultural Innovations Help or hurt the poor?
Dina Najjar, Bipasha Baruah. (8/3/2019). Do Agricultural Innovations Help or hurt the poor. URL: https://www.icarda.org/media/news/do-agricultural-innovations-help-or-hurt-poor
Most social science research over the past few decades has argued that agricultural innovations – whether technological, social or financial – end up reinforcing existing socio-economic hierarchies. This conclusion has been reached by innovation, class and gender studies across the world’s most important crop production systems, including wheat, maize, and rice.