World Earth Day is an annual event to demonstrate support for environmental protection. SOFER Initiative has been at the forefront of creating awareness and also implementing several projects to reduce, reuse and recycle waste while improving biodiversity and promoting a positive attitude towards the environment.
SOFER Initiative Wins another Publication in the GloLitter Partnerships Project Report 2022
The Fishing Net Gains Project carried out by SOFER Initiative is recognized globally to be an effective remediation strategy towards reducing Abandoned Lost or otherwise Discarded Fishing Gears. This was fully captured in the GloLitter Partnerships Project Report on good practices to prevent and reduce marine plastic litter from fishing activities.
WORLD FISHERIES DAY 2021
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.
Water, Sanitation & Hygiene
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).
World Environment Day: Highlights of the Ghost Gear Craft Contest
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...
The Earth, Its Health and our Well-being
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.
World Recycle Day: Becoming a Recycle Hero
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.
The Rains Are Coming!
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.
World Environment Day 2020 – Biodiversity
“Biodiversity” is United Nations Environment Programme’s(UNEP) theme for World Environment Day 2020. In line with this, our organization would focus on “Marine Biodiversity” as we are currently executing a project known as Fishing Net Gains Nigeria (F-NGN) which deals with issues of Abandoned, Lost, or Discarded Fishing Gears (ALDFGs) at sea. The marine environment supplies...