Location: Mexico

1940s 1950s 1960s

The Rockefeller Foundation’s Mexican Agriculture Program, 1943-1965

The Rockefeller Foundation’s first intensive agriculture endeavor is now credited with launching the global transformation known as the “Green Revolution.”

1940s 1950s 1960s

Photo Essay: Mexico and the Launch of the Green Revolution

One foundation’s program in Mexico created the blueprint for ending hunger worldwide.


  • Date: c.1950
  • Creator: Rockefeller Foundation
  • Repository: Rockefeller Archive Center
  • https://resource.rockarch.org/001_picture1/