"WAFfEE's Hero's of Africa".....Our Regional Climate Change Programmes
Raising Awareness on Climate Change & the need to reduce Energy Consumption
WAFfEE's "Heroes of Africa" is an initiative focusing on Energy conservation across the African region. Initially piloted in Nigeria the initiatives focus on;
Raising awareness of why and how to conserve energy as a way of reducing the region's Ecological Footprint and help in the tackle of climate change.
Contributing to the reduction of demand for energy across all sectors of society: individuals, households, corporations, government and schools.
In February 2010, WAFfEE piloted it's “Heroes of Africa" initiative which tested the initiative in Nigerian waters. The program urged pilot encouraging Nigerian residence to reduce their energy and in doing so, help lower the country’s ecological footprint and participate in global efforts to tackle climate change. The WAFfEE "Heroes of Africa" Nigerian pilot initiative allowed Nigerians pledge to reduce their electricity consumption while also providing the needed information to help participant reach their pledge. The initiative was highly successful and is schedules for replication across other African region in the longer term. The are also initiatives for develop region sensitive carbon foot print calculators in this area.