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Timothy Wise

Timothy A. Wise

Timothy A. Wise is a senior advisor at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP), where his work focuses on agribusiness, family farmers and the future of food, based on his recent book, Eating Tomorrow: Agribusiness, Family Farmers, and the Battle for the Future of Food (The New Press). He was a senior advisor with the Small Planet Institute, where he directed the Land and Food Rights Program from 2016-2020. He is also a senior research fellow at Tufts University’s Global Development and Environment Institute, where he founded and directed its Globalization and Sustainable Development Program.

Articles by this author

 

Time to Rethink the 'Green Revolution'

A new analysis debunking the promised benefits of the model should serve as a wake-up call.

Timothy A. Wise ·


Beware the 'Climate-Stupid Agriculture' of Bill Gates and His Allies

Bill Gates is just plain wrong when he says the only way to grow food is with synthetic fertilizers.

Timothy A. Wise ·


Bayer Goes After Mexico for Glyphosate Ban

The pressure by the agribusiness industry continues, but we will keep up our fight.

Timothy A. Wise ·


Mexico's Decision to Ban Glyphosate Has Rocked the Agribusiness World

GM corn presidential decree comes despite intense pressure from industry, U.S. authorities.

Timothy A. Wise ·


Africa at the Crossroads: Time to Abandon Failing Green Revolution

It is time for African governments to step back from the failing Green Revolution and chart a new food system that respects local cultures and communities by promoting low-cost, low-input ecological agriculture.

Million Belay ·


Replacing Hunger with Malnutrition

Former UN official calls out failing African Green Revolution.

Timothy A. Wise ·


The Battle for the Future of Food in Africa

Certain policies, strongly promoted by the Gates Foundation, open Africa to the multinational seed companies in the name of modernization, but they undermine climate resilience and food security for Africa’s small-scale farmers.

Million Belay ·


Rome Summit Takes Bold Step Toward Agroecology

Leaders endorse agroecology as one of the cutting-edge innovations we need to help small-scale farmers adapt to climate change.

Timothy A. Wise ·

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