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What is WAFA?
WAFA (Water Air Food Awards) is a forward-thinking NGO, headquartered in Copenhagen, that identifies and celebrates environmentally-savvy “silent heroes” around the world – people whose low-cost, high impact solutions (primarily in developing countries) are having a positive impact in their local communities.
Founded in 2008, WAFA is staffed by an international team of volunteers – academics, professionals and business leaders with a shared passion for a sustainable, healthy
WAFA supports United Nation’s Global Compact, signed EU Brussels’ Declaration Pledge to Peace, is a member of World Green Design Organization Brussels, and contributes to UN Sustainable Development Goals: #1, #2, #6, #7, #11, #12, #13, #15, #17.
WAFA recognizes and promotes sustainable solutions that ensure safe drinking water, clean air and food for all.
WAFA Award Celebrations
Over 30.000 rainwater harvesting systems installed in India – guaranteeing healthy water for households throughout the dry season.
745 solar ovens built and installed in Nicaragua – boosting family health and reducing deforestation.
345 women’s aquaculture businesses established in rural Nigeria – providing sustainable income and healthy food for the communities.
Established a wetland cleanup campaign, permaculture garden, water reduction pledges and water conservation projects.
Award Winners for Previous Years
Sustainability Entrepreneurs in the area of water, air, and food.
Their commitment strengthens us on our journey to abundant water, clean air & food for everyone
Our volunteers help make it happen! WAFA welcomes professional volunteers from every country.
Award Ceremony: The WAFA Award represents international credentials and exposure.
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What’s New at WAFA?
YOUTH CLIMATE AWARD
We are Excited About the Launch in February 2020 !
WAFA YOUTH 2018
WAFA Youth’s vision is to involve a whole generation of young people in changing the world
Handheld scanner shows what’s really in our food! * This post is inspired from an original article in Danish by Liv Bjerg Lillevang, published on Ingeniøren.dk, 2 January 2017. The English adaptation has the author’s permission for posting * Consumers are becoming...
OACK: Innovative agriculture – how grafting edible fruit onto poisonous weeds can increase production and feed communities There are not many missions more worthwhile than ensuring a steady food supply for a poorly-nourished community. As a WAFA Award...
SEANET: Invigorating Communities with E-Learning Gardens in Kenya SEANET was a WAFA finalist in 2014. Their project has been operating in Kenya since 2001, with the aim of creating a better learning environment both practically and digitally. THE PROJECT...
“A more sustainable and peaceful world is something we all want. WAFA has an incredible potential. Collaborating with WAFA is a beautiful way to start creating a better world, and overall it makes me feel good”.