Fisheries plays a very significant role in the world, aside from being a source of food, coastal and inland fishing serve as a major source of livelihood for a huge population of people especially in those in developing countries.
My story goes this way: two years before I directly got involved with SOFER Initiative, I had heard about the organization and the amazing work they were doing in some of the states in the Southern region of Nigeria.
SOFER Initiative qualifies for the semi finals of the Afri-Plastics Challenge after scaling pass the first stage of strand one.
The acronym WASH is best used to describe "water, sanitation and hygiene". WASH is a key public health matter within international development and is the focus of the first two targets of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6).
The contest which recorded tremendous success got over forty entries from contestants who made different kinds of items majorly from cast nets
Hundreds of years ago, the city you are currently living in was filled with trees, a natural habitat for thousands of animals. But due to the ever growing population of humans and the endless quest for space and territories, lots of wildlife and plant species have been lost to deforestation and poaching. Since the industrial...
As greenhouse emission bite hard, species go extinct, people die from dangerous human activities and natural disasters, one can only but admit that the earth is under attack.
The war against bad waste management can be won but that will only be when we reduce the waste we produce, creatively reuse the items we can, and make the rest available for recycling.
At the peak of the rainy season, heavy downpour is expected at least once a day. This means that most of the items that had not been properly disposed of will be washed into the open sewer system, causing severe social and health complications.
The journey “SOFER” has been amazing as we have been able to actively engage various communities in Nigeria, sensitizing them through different programmes such Green Christmas project, Envirotainment, The Serene Uyo Campaign, Slam Dunk Your Trash, Beat Air Pollution, Boot camp Environmental Education (BEE), Beach Clean-up Exercise as well as our most recent project, The Fishing Net Gains Nigeria.