” The whole concept behind ‘Forty Chances’ is really a mindset: If everybody thought they had to put themselves out of business in 40 years, you had 40 chances to succeed in what your primary goals are, you would probably be more urgent and you would be forced to change quicker. “


” You can’t just stick with something that doesn’t work. “


” We’ve learned that project by project, you can’t change millions and millions of lives. “


” You’ve got a global food problem. You’ve got a food problem in the United States. You’ve got a food problem in Africa… in Asia. And so the truth is, the U.S. is going to have to produce more, on not very many more acres, honestly. And so we’re going to have to do a better job. “


” Let me tell you about a place where technology won’t work. When you walk onto a farm and are standing on soil, there is no technology that is going to take that soil and transform it into something that is five times more productive. “


” Africa is the most weathered continent in the world, 75 percent of its soil has been degraded. You don’t just bring that back. I always like to say it’s like putting an oxygen mask on a cadaver, it just isn’t going to work. “



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