Sherman Robinson - Research Fellow
Sherman Robinson no longer works at IDS.
Economist with research interests in international trade, macroeconomic policy, income distribution, poverty, and policy-oriented general equilibrium modeling. His work on international trade has focused on the impact of global and regional trade agreements. Sherman holds a joint appointment as Professor of Economics at the University of Sussex.
Food Security: The Challenge of Feeding 9 Billion PeopleScience 327 (2010)
Continuing population and consumption growth will mean that the global demand for food will increase for at least another 40 years. Growing competition for land, water, and energy, in addition to the overexploitation of fisheries, will affect our ability to produce food, as will the urgent requirement to reduce the impact of the food system on the environment. More details