The first green revolution provided crops more water and fertiliser. The second green revolution will use these dwindling resources more efficiently. A second 'green revolution' is at hand: Feeding Asia depends on the higher crop yields associated with genetically modified (GM) feed crops, as does the continent's human health and environment. Yet, Green Revolution, Version 2.0 (as we shall call it) takes an entirely different approach.
Exports earnings trail booming volumes, amid slack domestic consumption and hopeful trade negotiations. It has been a mixed year for Thailand's broiler sector. Exports are higher than expected but this is being offset by lower than expected broiler prices, both in Thailand itself and in overseas markets.