Benjamin Schiek

Benjamin Schiek is an agricultural economist specializing in ex-ante impact assessment of agricultural research for development (AR4D) policies and projects, with an emphasis on climate change adaptation strategies. His current work focuses on applications of financial risk assessment, real options evaluation, and portfolio optimization techniques in the context of AR4D, smallholder farming, and climate change. He is familiar with post-conflict environments, having edited a book and produced a BBC documentary on the lives of ex-combatants in Colombia.