Studies in National and International Development


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Putting Climate-smart Agriculture in its Places: The ‘New Green Revolution’ and Development Politics in India

Date: Thursday November 9, 2017
Venue: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, D214
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker: Marcus Taylor, Global Development Studies, Queen's

Climate-smart agriculture is a new rubric used by international development organizations to talk about the links between food security, agriculture and climate change. But what happens when a fashionable concept collides with the unruly practices of development in rural India? Marcus Taylor discusses the complexities of climate-smart agriculture as it translates into development practice in Karnataka, India.




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Marcus Taylor

Marcus Taylor is an Associate Professor in the Department of Global Development Studies, Queen’s University. A sociologist by training, he is the author of several books including The Political Ecology of Climate Change Adaptation (Routledge, 2015) and Global Labour Studies (Polity, 2018).