Pakistan has no future unless it controls its population

Updated: July 29, 2022, 17:15 IST

In 1968, a Stanford professor and his wife wrote a book warning about: overcrowding. The book has been criticized for its repetition of the Malthusian theory, and rightly so. Since its publication, the global population has doubled and food productivity has increased. Numbers confirm that the world produces enough calories; they are just not evenly distributed.
However, developed and developing countries often face different population challenges. For example, while many low-middle and low-income countries struggle to control their populations, the developed world is now concerned about declining fertility. A book from 2019 documents concerns about declining fertility rates in the wealthy world.

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