The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation

Awardees from 1993

Coyaji, Banoo Jehangir

An Indian physician and activist in family planning andpopulation control and pioneered programmes of community health workers in rural areas of Maharashtra, the third largest state in India

Xuan, Vo-Tong

His expertise in the management of problem soils in Vietnam, together with his knowledge on rice production and agricultural diversification in the Mekong Delta, greatly increased rice productivity and contributed to the emergence of Vietnam as the third-largest rice exporting country in the world