Tagged: diversification

The News & What it Means – Doing Business in a New Normal of De-Globalization

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – May 6, 2020
The News:

“Brazilian officials expect the new coronavirus outbreak to spark a rise in global agricultural protectionism, as countries seek to secure local food supplies.”

Reuters, May 4, 2020

Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline

By Darrell Bricker and John Ibbitson

Review by John DePutter – December 22, 2019

Empty Planet makes the case that the world’s population will peak sometime between 2040 and 2060, level out and then begin a long-lasting decline.

This book makes a compelling case that population growth will be significantly less than has been predicted. It suggests that the world’s population may never grow from its current 7 billion to anywhere near the 11 billion which the United Nations forecasts will be reached by 2100.