The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation

Awardees who worked in China

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Ma Jun

A Chinese journalist and author who wrote what has been hailed as China’s “first great environmental call to arms”

Pan Yue

A key figure in the Chinese government’s efforts in environmental protection

Tang Xiyang

an environmentalist whose passion is to “heal nature” and writes prolifically about the richness and variety of China's wildlife and animal habitats, tirelessly lectures on environment throughout mainland China and organizes annual Green Camps for students

Wang, Canfa

An environmental lawyer who has played an essential role in addressing China’s environmental problem

Yu Xiaogang

A Chinese environmentalist who developed an integrated watershed management program that improved the lives of communities in Yunnan

Yuan Longping

An esteemed and well-regarded “Father of Hybrid Rice” who pioneered scientific agricultural research, developing the genetic materials and technologies essential for breeding high-yielding hybrid rice varieties, that has helped transform China from food deficiency to food security within three decades