Our research has shown that greed plays a major role in the United States economic system. Greed is the reason that most classes of people tend to stay in that class for life. The rich tend to stay rich while the poor and middle classes tend to stay in their respective classes. Greed is the reason why this will not change in most parts of the world. The man on top can’t risk losing his status because of sharing, he must always keep the most for himself and share the least.
What we have learned while partnering in Africa is that this mentality rarely exists in the agricultural sector. Take the sample charts and graphs below, for example, the differences from the USA to Africa respective to returns are absolutely shocking.