A Weekend In Omaha 2014

"Traditional projects driven by western thinking is a mistake"

Howard Graham Buffett on his real passion and his future role at Berkshire Hathaway

Published 9 years ago on Jun 07, 2014 26 minutes Read

He wears many caps, literally and has inherited his father’s sense of humour and integrity. Howard Graham Buffett is a farmer at heart and by occupation. Left to himself, he would rather photograph wildlife, implement and evangelise sustainable farming practices for the rest of his life. The Howard G Buffett Foundation set up by him is tirelessly working to ensure food security for the poorest in Latin America and Africa. The lessons that he has learnt over the years were succinctly summarized in “Forty Chances”, a book co-authored with his son Howard Warren Buffett. It seemed a strange coincidence that on our way to interview a passionate farmer, we meet a taxi-driver who goes home and farms part time. Driving us down to Tekamah, where our meeting with HGB is to take place is Hamid, who divides time between taxi-driving in Omaha and farming in his home country Morocco