Howard G. Buffett directs a private family foundation that funds projects in over 65 countries. He also owns and operates a 1,400-acre farm in Illinois and has served on two United States Trade Representative Committees and in numerous executive positions. Buffett is a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador Against Hunger.

In his new book, Fragile: The Human Condition, the farmer-philanthropist offers up an unexpected solution for solving Africa’s hunger problem. Plus, view photos of Buffett’s philanthropic travels around the world and read more about his giving.