As Hite and Seitz (2016) discuss in Chapter 8, “Technology,” 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.
- Besides biotechnology, identify one technology that seems to have the greatest potential positive effect on food security. Discuss any potential negative uses of that technology. Do the benefits of these technologies outweigh the potential negative consequences they have on food security? Why or why not?
Review the posts of your classmates and respond to at least one other post, offering a substantive comment on that classmate’s position.