Tim Searchinger is a senior fellow at the World Resources Institute and serves as the technical director of the World Resources Report, Creating a Sustainable Food Future. He is also an associate research scholar and lecturer at the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University. His work combines ecology and economics to analyze the challenge of how to feed a growing world population while reducing deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.
How can modern advances in genetics boost crop yields while also protecting the environment? A joint op-ed from the World Resources Institute’s Tim Searchinger and Craig Hanson for Feeding Development.