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SOFER Initiative Wins another Publication in the GloLitter Partnerships Project Report 2022
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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.

Meet our top Crafters!
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Meet our top Crafters!

The contest which recorded tremendous success got over forty entries from contestants who made different kinds of items majorly from cast nets

The Rains Are Coming!
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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.

SOFER Initiative receives the Ghost Gear Fund from Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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SOFER Initiative receives the Ghost Gear Fund from Fisheries and Oceans Canada

We emerged as one of the beneficiaries of The Sustainable Fisheries Solutions & Retrieval Support Contribution Program Funding (SFSRSCP) through the Fishing Net Gains West Africa project (FNG-WA).  A project designed to identify and tackle the issues of ghost gear and other related threats to marine life. The Government of Canada is working hard to protect...