コンテンツへ移動
40 chances : finding hope in a hungry world 資料のプレビュー
閉じる資料のプレビュー
確認中…

40 chances : finding hope in a hungry world

著者: Howard G Buffett
出版: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
エディション/フォーマット:   書籍 : Englishすべてのエディションとフォーマットを見る
データベース:WorldCat
概要:
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  続きを読む
評価:

(まだ評価がありません) 0 件のレビュー - 是非あなたから!

件名:
関連情報:

 

オフラインで入手

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; この資料の所蔵館を検索中…

詳細

ドキュメントの種類: 図書
すべての著者/寄与者: Howard G Buffett
ISBN: 9781451687866 1451687869 9781451687873 1451687877 1451687885 9781451687880 9781476750651 1476750653
OCLC No.: 830352188
物理形態: xiv, 443 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
コンテンツ: 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.
その他のタイトル: Forty chances
責任者: by Howard G. Buffett ; with Howard W. Buffett ; foreword by Warren E. Buffett.

概要:

If you could accomplish anything with your life, what would you do?  続きを読む

レビュー

編集者のレビュー

出版社によるあらすじ

"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 続きを読む

 
ユーザーレビュー
GoodReadsのレビューを取得中…
DOGObooksのレビューを取得中…

タグ

すべてのユーザーのタグ (1)

人気のタグを表示: タグリスト | タグクラウド

リクエストの確認

あなたは既にこの資料をリクエストしている可能性があります。このリクエストを続行してよろしければ、OK を選択してください。

リンクデータ


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/830352188>
library:oclcnum"830352188"
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/830352188>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009114112>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Agricultural development projects--Developing countries."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/800659>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Agricultural development projects"@en
schema:name"Agricultural development projects."@en
schema:about
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2013"
schema:description"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 years to put more than $3 billion to work on this challenge. Howard learned this lesson through his passion for farming: each farmer can expect to have about 40 growing seasons, giving him just 40 chances to improve on every harvest. This lesson applies to all of us, because we all have about 40 productive years to do the best job we can, whatever our passions may be. This book captures Howard's journey around the world as he seeks out new approaches to ease the suffering of so many. -- From publisher description."@en
schema:description"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."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1781467867>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Forty chances"@en
schema:name"40 chances : finding hope in a hungry world"@en
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
umbel:isLike<http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB392877>

Content-negotiable representations

ウインドウを閉じる

WorldCatにログインしてください 

アカウントをお持ちではないですか?簡単に 無料アカウントを作成することができます。.