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The Man Who Fed the World

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Norman Borlaug and His Battle to End World Hunger

By Leon Hesser
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The Man Who Fed the World: Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Norman Borlaug and His Battle to End World Hunger by Leon Hesser

The Man Who Fed the World tells the story of Norman Borlaug, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, and his work in fighting world hunger. The past and future of world agriculture and hunger are examined.

  • Anyone curious about how one man saved a billion people from starvation
  • Anyone interested in how agriculture underwent its own “green revolution”

Leon Hesser is an agricultural economist and former farmer who coordinated the U.S. program to increase food production worldwide.


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