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40 chances : finding hope in a hungry world

Autore: Howard G Buffett
Editore: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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If you had the resources to accomplish something great in the world, what would you do? Legendary investor Warren Buffett posed this challenge to his son, Howard G. Buffett in 2006, when he announced he was leaving the bulk of his fortune to philanthropy. Howard set out to help the most vulnerable people on Earth, nearly a billion individuals who lack basic food security. And Howard has given himself a deadline: 40  Per saperne di più…
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Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Howard G Buffett
ISBN: 9781451687866 1451687869 9781451687873 1451687877 1451687885 9781451687880 9781476750651 1476750653
Numero OCLC: 830352188
Descrizione: xiv, 443 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenuti: One shot at a warlord --
The Roots of "40 Chances". Story 1: The day I heard the clock tick --
Story 2: Prague, 1968: The Soviet army eats first, "we get what is left" --
Story 3: From bulldozing dirt to building soil --
Story 4: Devon's gift --
Story 5: Because "Al called" --
Story 6: The ovarian lottery --
Story 7: Reality has a nutty taste, especially when fried --
Story 8: Where hunger hides. --
Bravery, Courage, and Hope. Story 9: Loved, but lost --
Story 10: Empty calories --
Story 11: Little Cromite --
Story 12: Sex and hunger in Timbuktu --
Story 13: Loss in Armenia --
Story 14: Farming under fire --
Story 15: Seeds of change --
Story 16: Shakira --
Story 17: A Franciscan padre in the Sierra Madre --
Story 18: Gorillas v. guerillas. --
Hard-Learned Lessons. Can this village be saved? --
Story 20: A complicated legacy --
Story 21: For yields to go up, we have to look down --
Story 21 1/2: Owners make better farmers --
Story 22: Disconnects --
Story 23: What does doing better look like? / by Howard W. Buffett --
Story 24: "Who came up with this crazy idea?" --
Story 25: A six-beer insight --
Story 26: Less than sparkling. --
Challenges We Need to Figure Out. Story 27: Elephants and experts --
Story 28: Can smarter carrots save soil? --
Story 29: Chains that unlock potential / by Howard W. Buffett --
Story 30: Women may be key, but don't ignore men --
Story 31: Souped-up yields from stripped-down tools --
Story 32: Does aid plant seeds of violence? / by Howard W. Buffett. --
Reasons to Hope. Story 33: Opening what once was Cerrado --
Story 34: Chocolate-covered opportunities --
Story 35: Fired up in Ghana --
Story 36: Buy local! --
Story 37: Hungry for data --
Story 38: The power of a piece of paper --
Story 39: Farmer of the future / by Howard W. Buffett.--
Story 40: A new approach to governance --
A Perssimistic Optimist Returns to Prague.
Altri titoli: Forty chances
Responsabilità: by Howard G. Buffett ; with Howard W. Buffett ; foreword by Warren E. Buffett.

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"This book is like Howard himself: inspiring, positive, and full of great stories. If you ever find yourself doubting that we can change the world for the better, read this and your optimism will Per saperne di più…

 
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