Cory Belden

Cory Belden


Cory Belden
Cory Belden is a part-time research analyst with the GII at Virginia Tech.  Since September 2010, Cory has been working with David Orden on an EU-funded project that examines the effects of non-tariff measures on international agri-food trade.  Cory also works as a consultant in the Agriculture and Rural Development division of the World Bank.  Her work there currently focuses on how information communication technologies can be used to improve the rural agriculture sector in developing countries.  Cory graduated from the Monterey Institute of International Studies in 2010 with an MA in International Policy Studies, and also recently published an IFPRI discussion paper that explores the relationships between customary and state actors in Ghana.