Lim Li Ching

Lim Li Ching

Senior Researcher

Third World Network - The South Centre


Lim Li Ching has a B.Sc. in Ecology and an M.Phil. in Development Studies. She is a Senior Researcher at Third World Network (TWN), an international NGO based in Malaysia, and coordinates its Biosafety Programme and Sustainable Agriculture Programme, as well as works on sustainable development issues.

Li Ching is currently a member of the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Socioeconomic Considerations established under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, and the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food). She was advisor to the Economic Planning Unit of the Prime Minister’s Department, Malaysia for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development 2012. She was a lead author of the East and South Asia and the Pacific sub-global report of the International Assessment on Agricultural Science, Technology and Knowledge for Development (IAASTD). She has contributed to various international publications on sustainable agriculture (e.g. by UNESCAP, UNEP, UNCTAD). She is co-editor of Biosafety First: Holistic Approaches to Risk and Uncertainty in Genetic Engineering and Genetically Modified Organisms (Tapir Academic Press, 2007), and Climate Change and Food Systems Resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa (FAO, 2011).

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