Ken Belcher

Professor and Head, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, the University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Ken Belcher is a professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Saskatchewan. His research interests are in the area of environmental, resource and ecological economics with a primary focus on the interactions between economic systems and the environment. Much of his work has examined these interactions within agricultural landscapes in the Canadian Prairie Provinces. In recent years his research has addressed questions related to the value of ecosystem goods and services in agricultural systems, including wetland, native grasslands, field shelterbelts the development of agri-environmental policy to address water quality, wetland conservation and climate change challenges and the value of parks and protected areas.