Benjamin Belton

Benjamin Belton

Senior Scientist, Value Chain and Nutrition
WorldFish

Ben is a rural sociologist whose work focuses on the political economy and political ecology of aquaculture and capture fisheries development, agricultural value chains, food and nutrition security, agrarian change, poverty and social well-being. He has lived and worked in Southeast and South Asia for more than a decade, including working for more than four years with WorldFish in Bangladesh. He currently works in Myanmar for Michigan State University, where he leads the research for the Food Security Policy Project, a five-year project funded by USAID and LIFT.