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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...

SOFER Initiative – Second Recipient of the first Joanna Toole Ghost Gear Solutions Grant Award
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SOFER Initiative – Second Recipient of the first Joanna Toole Ghost Gear Solutions Grant Award

Stand Out For Environment Restoration (SOFER) Initiative, a non-governmental organisation with the aim of raising environmental awareness by working with young people, providing practical ways to change behaviors for the better, based in Nigeria, after an impressive round of submissions were awarded the winners of the award alongside the UK’s International Pole and Line Foundation...