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    40 chances : finding hope in a hungry world / Howard G. Buffett ; with Howard W. Buffett ; foreword by Warren E. Buffett.
    by Buffett, Howard G.
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    9781451687880 (ebook)
    xiv, 443 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
    First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
    Introduction: One shot at a warlord -- Pt. 1: The roots of "40 chances". The day I heard the clock tick ; Prague, 1968 : The Soviet Army eats first--"we just get what is left" ; From bulldozing dirt to building soil ; Devon's gift ; Because "Al called" ; The ovarian lottery ; Reality has a nutty taste, especially when fried ; Where hunger hides -- Pt. 2: Bravery, courage, and hope. Loved but lost ; Empty calories ; Little Cromite ; Sex and hunger in Timbuktu ; Loss in Armenia ; Farming under fire ; Seeds of change ; Shakira ; A Franciscan padre in the Sierra Madre ; Gorillas versus guerrillas -- Pt. 3: Hard-learned lessons. Can this village be saved? ; A complicated legacy ; For yields to go up, we have to look down ; Owners make better farmers ; Disconnects ; What does doing better look like? / by Howard W. Buffett ; "Who came up with this crazy idea?" ; A six-beer insight ; Less than sparkling -- Pt. 4: Challenges we need to figure out. Elephants and experts ; Can smarter carrots save soil? ; Chains that unlock potential / by Howard W. Buffett ; Women may be key, but don't ignore men ; Souped-up yields from stripped-down tools ; Does aid plant seeds of violence? / by Howard W. Buffett -- Pt. 5: Reasons to hope. Opening what once was cerrado ; Chocolate-covered opportunities ; Fired up in Ghana ; Buy local! ; Hungry for data ; The power of a piece of paper ; Farmer of the future / by Howard W. Buffett ; A new approach to governance -- Epilogue: A pessimistic optimist returns to Prague.
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