The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation

Abadiano, Benjamin

A young Filipino man who discovered the world of indigenous peoples and committed himself to improving their lives through education that emphasize literacy, livelihood and leadership skills that uphold their cultural values and traditions

Abdul Rahman, Tunku Putra

Malaysia’s “Father of Independence”, who became president of the United Malays National Organization (UMNO) and spearheaded the alliance between the UMNO and the Malayan Chinese Association (1951) and that of the UMNO and the Malayan Indian Congress (1955)

Akiba, Tadatoshi

A three-term mayor of Hiroshima who is an acknowledged leader in the global campaign for complete nuclear disarmament

Alcala, Angel Chua

Has decade-rich experience in tropical marine resource conservationa and considered a world class authority in ecology and biogeography of amphibians and reptiles, and is behind the invention of artifical coral reefs to be used for fisheries in Southeast Asia

Alias, Raja Muhammad

Malaysia’s hardworking and committed government official, who successfully organized and enabled landless laborers to become productive farmers sustaining benefits from various plantations