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40 Chances to Feed the World
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Nov 1, 2013 07:10 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Howard G. Buffett is making a $3 billion philanthropic investment to improve global food security, and with the new book "40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World," three generations of the Buffett family explain how they plan to help the world's most vulnerable people.

Every year marks another chance to improve global food security and the premise of "40 Chances" is simple. There are essentially 40 years before the global population rises to more than 9 billion people. A recent United Nations update now projects roughly 9.2 billion people by mid-century. The book looks at the ...

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