The Humanitarian Water and Food Award

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ABOUT US

The Humanitarian Water & Food Award (WAF) promotes global best practices in water and food security initiatives.

Founded in 2008, WAF is based in Copenhagen, Denmark, and staffed by an international volunteer network.

Activities are sustained by generous corporate and individual donors and partners.

WAF Award is member of:

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VISION AND MISSION

Vision:

We have global impact through effective collaboration to secure water and food for all

Mission :

Provide an open space for sustainable and humanitarian global water and food solutions by connecting and supporting social innovation and raising awareness on the current water and food security challenges.

AWARD CRITERIA

A yearly highlight is the WAF Awards. WAF finalists present transformative initiatives that provide access to clean water and wholesome food for people in need. The event shows how we can all benefit by acting together to solve these challenges
WAF evaluates solutions that have met the following criteria for at least two years:
SUSTAINABILITY
INNOVATION
EMPOWERMENT
SCALABILITY
REPLICABILITY
SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
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OUR VALUES

Respect for Human Rights
Sustainability
Innovation
Team Work
Passion for life

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

#2 End Hunger
#6 Ensure access to water and sanitization for all
#15 Sustainability manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss
#17 Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

To learn more about the SDG click here

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