AG POLICY NEWS
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 ...

Quick View
  • Xtend Moves Forward USDA has issued its final environmental impact statement recommending full deregulation of Monsan...
  • Land Market What could the next year hold for land values?
  • No Agreement on Tax Extenders White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday said in his daily briefing that the White House woul...
  • Senior Partners - 4 At-your-service consultants help you walk through estate planning from start to finish.
  • Dow's Gutsy Decision Dow's decision to launch Enlist offers some hand-selected growers a chance to test drive new tech...
  • Congress Reaches Funding Deal The overall Agriculture Department and related agencies bill would cost $20.5 billion for fiscal ...
  • Need To Bee Accurate A news story had the wires buzzing Tuesday afternoon after a report that EPA was set to restrict ...
  • Kub's Den The Dakotas lost more than $130 million in grain revenue during the 2013-14 marketing year compar...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to improve udder quality in my herd?
Related News Stories
Obama Downplays Keystone Benefits
USDA Dropping Checkoff Plan
Washington Insider-- Friday
Ag Policy Blog
Ag Policy Blog
Elections Won't Soften TPP Issues
Ag a Winner in Cuba Diplomacy
Washington Insider-- Thursday
Ag Policy Blog
Water-Quality Trading Touted