Dr. Reiner Wassmann, IRRI climate change expert, received this award in recognition for his valuable contribution in the development of Can Tho University's the Research Institute for Climate Change (March 2016).  

Dr. Reiner Wassmann was one of the lead authors of the revised IPCC Guidelines: National Greenhouse Gas Inventories Guidelines: Agriculture, Forestry, and Other Land Use (2004-2006) published in 2007. He is also a contributing author in the ongoing 5th Assessment Report