Lim Li Ching, a Senior Fellow with the Oakland Institute, works with the biosafety and sustainable agriculture programs at Third World Network, an international NGO based in Malaysia. Co-editor of the book Biosafety First, Li Ching has been actively participating at the UN Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety negotiations, its related experts’ meetings and other international, regional and national biosafety meetings. She is currently a member of the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Socio-economic Considerations, established by Parties to the Cartagena Protocol.
Li Ching was a lead author in the East and South Asia and the Pacific (ESAP) sub-global report of the International Assessment on Agricultural Science, Technology and Knowledge for Development (IAASTD) (2009), and also contributed to the Agriculture chapter of the UN Environment Programme's publication, Towards a Green Economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication (2011). She was also a co-editor of Climate Change and Food Systems Resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa, published by FAO (2011).