The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation

International Understanding Awardees

Recognized for contributions to the advancement of friendship, tolerance, peace, and solidarity as the foundations for sustainable development within and across countries.

The Royal Project

Set in motion by His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand in 1969 to replace opium poppies with temperate climate cash crops and to arrest the destruction of precious forests and watersheds in the hills of Northern Thailand

Watson, Harold Ray

An American Baptist minister who restored productivity to abandoned mountainsides and other wasteland using SALT, or Sloping Agricultural Land Technology and FAITH (Food Always in the Home) Garden that he and his co-workers developed