Filipino farmer-scientist bags Asia’s ‘Nobel Prize’

Posted by on Jul 30, 2012 in Activities, Pinoy Biotech | 0 comments

Filipino farmer-scientist bags Asia’s ‘Nobel Prize’

MANILA, Philippines – Romulo Davide, a 78-year-old agricultural scientist, is among the 6 recipients of the prestigious 2012 Ramon Magsaysay Award, Asia’s version of the Nobel Prize.

In giving Davide the recognition, the Ramon Magsaysay Foundation (RMAF) recognized his “steadfast passion in placing the power and discipline of science in the hands of Filipino farmers, who have consequently multiplied their yields, created productive farming communities, and rediscovered the dignity of their labor.”

Read full article at Rappler.com: Filipino farmer-scientist bags Asia’s ‘Nobel Prize’.