Médecins Sans Frontières
Prize Category: Welfare Betterment Prize
What has marked this international award out as unique is its scope; nominees can be drawn from anywhere in the world and be active in any field. Each Prize laureate receives a cash award of HK$20 million, around US$2.55 million, to support their future work, along with a certificate and a trophy.
The Father of Hybrid Rice – Yuan Long-ping
After being globally recognised as the father of Hybrid Rice, Yuan Long-ping remained working on the field and contributed his knowledge to the world.
LUI Che Woo Prize – Laureates Overview
The LUI Che Woo Prize is the first of its kind of international cross-sector award, honouring and recognising individuals or organisations who have selflessly contributed to world civilisation with words and deeds.