Ben Belton

Ben Belton

Ph.D., University of Stirling (UK)
M.Sc., University of Stirling (UK)
B.Sc., (Hons.) University of Nottingham (UK)

Assistant Professor, International Development

Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Michigan State University

FSP office, No. A, 112/ 2nd floor/ Building (A1), Hantarwady
Road Highway complex, near Yangon Orthopedic Hospital.
Yangon, Myanmar
Tel. +95 9251072892 Mobile. +95 9974592719

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Publications (View all Belton’s publications on Google Scholar sorted by year)

Selected Publications

Belton, B., van Assledonk, I.J.M., Bush, S.R. Submitted. Domestic boom crops, livelihood pathways and nested transitions: Charting the implications of Bangladesh’s pangasius boom. Journal of Agrarian Change

Toufique, K.A., & Belton, B. 2014. Is Aquaculture Pro-Poor? Empirical evidence of impacts on fish consumption from Bangladesh. World Development.

Belton, B & Thilsted S.H. 2014. Fisheries in Transition: Food and nutrition security implications for the global South. Global Food Security. 3: 59-66

Belton, B & Bush, S. 2014. Beyond Net Deficits: New priorities for an aquacultural geography. The Geographical Journal. 180(1): 3-14

Belton, B, van Assledonk, I.J.M., Thilsted, S.H. 2014. Faltering Fisheries and Ascendant Aquaculture: Implications for food and nutrition security in Bangladesh. Food Policy. 44: 77–87

Bush, S.R., Belton, B., Hall, D., Vandergeest, P., Murray, F.J., Ponte, S., Oosterveer, P., Islam, M.S., Mol, A.P.J., Hatanaka, M., Kruijssen, F., Ha, T.T.T, Little, D.C., Kusumawati, R., 2013. Certify Sustainable Aquaculture? Science. 341(6150):1067-1068

Belton, B., Haque, M.M., Little, D.C. 2012. Does Size Matter? Reassessing the Relationship between Aquaculture and Poverty in Bangladesh. Journal of Development Studies. 48(7): 904-922

Belton, B. & Little, D.C. 2011. Immanent and Interventionist Inland Asian Aquaculture Development and its Outcomes. Development Policy Review. 29(4):459-484

Belton, B., Haque, M.M., Sinh, L.X., Little, D.C. 2011. Certifying Pangasius in Vietnam and Bangladesh: Who will make the grade and will it matter? Food Policy. 36(2):289-299

Jahan, K.M., Ahmed, M., Belton, B.  2010. The Impacts of Aquaculture Development on Food Security: Lessons from Bangladesh. Aquaculture Research. 41(4):481-495

Belton, B. & Little, D. 2008. The Development of Aquaculture in Central Thailand: Domestic Demand versus Export-Led Production. Journal of Agrarian Change. 8(1):123-143