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Lim Li Ching, Senior Fellow

Lim Li Ching, a Senior Fellow at the Oakland Institute, works with the biosafety and sustainable agriculture programs at Third World Network (TWN), an international NGO based in Malaysia. TWN is involved in efforts to bring about a greater articulation of the needs and rights of peoples in developing countries; a fair distribution of world resources; and forms of development which are ecologically sustainable and fulfill human needs.

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. Li Ching is also on the faculty of the international biosafety course 'Holistic Foundations for Assessment and Regulation of Genetic Engineering and Genetically Modified Organisms', which has been organized annually since 2003. She previously worked with the Institute of Science in Society (ISIS), UK, which promotes socially accountable and ecologically sustainable approaches in science. She was the Assistant Editor of the ISIS quarterly magazine, Science in Society, and is the co-author of The Case for a GM-Free Sustainable World, a report of the Independent Science Panel (ISP), of which she is also a member.

A Malaysian national, Li Ching has a M.Phil. in Development Studies from the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex University. She currently lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Articles by Lim Li Ching

Biosafety Net

Identification Requirements for Shipments of Genetically Engineered Commodities
June 2007

Health: WHO Board Urged to Act on Worrying Smallpox Research Trends
January 2007

Summary of the Conclusions and Recommendations of the WTO Dispute Panel Interim Report on GMOs
April 2006

Update on the Granada Meeting: Moratorium on Terminator Technology Reaffirmed, But Weakened
February 2006

Grim Sower: Renewed Calls for Ban on Terminator Technology
January 2006

People's Health Assembly Demands Right to Health for All
August 2005

Contamination by Experimental Genetically Engineered Crops Should Not be “Found Acceptable”
March, 2005

Europe Still Resisting GMOs
December 2004