Week 7 Discussion - Benefits and Consequences of Technology

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Chapter 9, "Technology," discusses how technological advancements and changes may affect how we can work to find solutions for the global threats discussed so far. Technological advances can and do affect development in positive and negative ways.

REQUIRED WEEK 7 CHECKLIST: Please provide detailed responses.

Task A) Answer the following questions and cite your work:

1)  Besides biotechnology, identify one technology that seems to have the greatest potential positive effect on food security.

2)  Discuss any potential negative uses of that technology and climate change impacts (for developing or developed countries). 

3)  In what ways do the benefits of these technologies outweigh the potential negative consequences they have on food security? Be specific and provide examples. 

You may choose one or more of the developing countries from your Week 6 assignment or select another developing country from the World Bank List (Course Info).  


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