Dr. Johnson Nkuuhe obliged me with an interview at the Heifer Village in Little Rock, right after our board meeting finished. Johnson comes from Uganda and coordinates the Uganda Millennium Village Project.
The Green Revolution produced great quantities of food in earlier decades, but it has left a trail of poisoned water, desertification and farm failures, especially for poorer, smallholder farmers. Vandana Shiva tells this story of farmer suicides —
For a critique of the Gates Foundation’s New Green Revolution for Africa, which inspired the video with Johnson, read “Ending Africa’s Hunger.“