“I share this honor with all the men and women, including my wife Clara, who work so hard with me in our programs to uplift the living conditions of our farmers, especially those in the upland communities who are still poor and hungry. . May this be our ‘footprints in the sands of time’ and hope that the spirit and ideals of President Magsaysay guide and inspire us to continue this noble task with vigor and strength.”

2012 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee ROMULO DAVIDE accepts Asia’s Premier Prize and Highest Honor.