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Finding Hope in a Hungry World

with Howard Buffett

Original Forum date: Nov 07, 2013

About Howard G. Buffett

Howard G. Buffett is the Chairman and CEO of the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, a private family foundation working to improve the standard of living and quality of life for the world’s most impoverished and marginalized populations. A farmer, businessman, philanthropist, photographer, and former elected official, he has dedicated his life to addressing global food insecurity and conservation. Joining him for a Town Hall Forum conversation is his son, Howard W. Buffett, a lecturer in International and Public Affairs at Columbia University where he teaches management techniques for improving the effectiveness of foreign aid and global philanthropy. He is a trustee of the Howard G. Buffett Foundation and previously served as the Foundation’s Executive Director.