But over the years Rau's project has gained some establishment support.
Since then, the project has gained international support outside Africa.
Further revision of the cost brought the estimated price down to £9,000 but the project still could not gain sufficient support to proceed.
The project has also already gained the necessary environmental clearance for the commencement of work at site.
The project gained importance last year, when hypoxia struck the Sound.
A project must gain the community's support and must respond to the community.
The project gained publicity in local newspapers and radio stations.
However, it was not until the late 1950s that the project gained momentum.
These projects continued for decades and gained national attention.
As the project gained traction, Felix began to show his ambition.