Ben Belton is an interdisciplinary social scientist who has lived and worked extensively in South and Southeast Asia. His research focusses on the political economy of aquaculture and capture fisheries development, value chains and food systems, rural economies, and their links to food and nutrition security, poverty, wellbeing, and the environment. Ben holds a joint appointment with WorldFish, Malaysia, and Michigan State University, USA.
1 published article
Aquaculture already plays a significant role in food and nutrition security. Yet, in order to reach its full potential and deliver sustainable and equitable aquatic food in the future, the sector needs to innovate and anticipate coming challenges.