"Dr. Borlaug's scientific achievements saved hundreds of millions of lives and earned him the Nobel Peace Prize and the distinction of one of the 100 most influential individuals of the 20th Century."
Jimmy Carter
"Dr. Borlaug is an American hero and a world icon."
George H. W. Bush
"This biography of one of the greatest men of our time is written in the same fast-paced, common sense style that has characterized the amazingly creative life of Norman Borlaug... No one can tell this story of Dr. Borlaug better than his fellow agriculturist and development authority, Dr. Leon Hesser."
George McGovern

The Man Who Fed the World is an insightful book about an extraordinary man, but also illustrates the on-going challenges to feed the world

Sandra Day O'Connor, Justice
Supreme Court of the United States (ret.)

Your biography of Dr. Borlaug is one of the most inspiring books I have ever read. … Dr. Borlaug's foresights, dogged commitment, practical and passionate approach to solving the world's food problem have left an indelible mark in the history of the world.

Akinwumi A. Adesina
Africa Regional Office
The Rockefeller Foundation

It's a trifecta much bigger and rarer than an Oscar, an Emmy and a Tony. Only five people in history have ever won the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Mother Teresa; Nelson Mandela; Elie Wiesel; … and Norman Borlaug.

Jonathan Alter
July 30, 2007

Dr. Borlaug’s scientific achievements prevented mass starvation and death in South Asia and the Middle East. I have been particularly impressed by his work in Africa, …Dr. Borlaug is an American hero and a world icon.

George H. W. Bush

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