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SOFRECO is a highly international company in terms of its clients, its partners, the nationalities of its experts, its headquarters staff and its presence in numerous countries.
We have three types of clients: governments, administrations and public bodies; public and private companies; multilateral and bilateral development funding agencies.
SOFRECO employs several hundred senior and junior experts of various nationalities, the vast majority of whom are technical specialists
Support for the formulation of two twinning fiches: ‘Support for the establishment of a National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI)’ and ‘Further support for agriculture, rural development and food safety’ (2019)
The global objective of this assignment is to support the development of the policy, legal and institutional framework for the effective implementation of the EU-Republic of Moldova Association Agenda. The specific objectives are to: (i) support the Agency of Land Relations and Cadastre to formulate a draft twinning fiche on ‘Support for the establishment of an NSDI through the improvement of spatial data sharing and cooperation in accordance with EU standards’, and (ii) support the Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment to formulate a draft twinning fiche on ‘Further support for agriculture rural development and food safety’. By providing technical assistance and sharing best international practices related to their individual fields of expertise, SOFRECO's experts will contribute to drafting each twinning fiche, which will help develop the Republic of Moldova's policies in line with EU policies.
French Development Agency
Support of a wind energy technical expert to review a feasibility study and prepare a call for tenders (technical specifications): Nexus Project (2019)
The West Bank territories are facing increasing challenges regarding water and energy supply in terms of quantity and cost. AFD is therefore financing the Nexus project to meet water needs through the use of a solar/wind hybrid system (symbiotic system) connected to the grid.
A feasibility study was carried out for this project, and technical specifications and tender documents were drawn up. Before issuing the tender dossier and selecting a contractor, AFD required due diligence on these documents. The Consultant's mission was to review all elements of the study and technical specifications to ensure that they are coherent, reliable and relevant.
French Development Agency
Management of the Contract Farming and Ecological Transition Project (PACTE) (2019-2024)
Support to the PMU in the implementation of the PACTE project, and particularly the Contract Farming Fund: ‘institutional contract’ desk (strengthening cooperatives to supply institutional markets) and ‘private contract’ desk (promotion of contract farming between cooperatives and agribusinesses).
Formulation of technical studies for the development of hydro-agricultural infrastructures and small hydraulic works (2019)
Preparation of technical studies (preliminary design, detailed preliminary study, bidding documents for works), and development of ToR for the technical assistance to monitor the works for hydro-agricultural infrastructures and small hydraulic works, evaluated at €14.2 million.
French Development Agency
Organisational technical assistance consultancy services for the project management support of the Plateau State Water Supply Project (2019-2024)
Support services to the Plateau State Water Board (PSWB) for the award of four assistance contracts (through drafting of the ToR, cost estimates, preparation of calls for tender, support with bid evaluation, etc.) for:
- institutional assistance,
- technical assistance,
- detailed engineering studies and supervision of the improvement of the distribution networks in Jos,
- independent financial audit.
Assistance with project monitoring.
Control of the performance of the contractor selected for the technical assistance.
Support for the procurement of project management software.
Assistance to the project implementation unit for the mapping of the network and GIS developments.
Al Jalamid exploration programme (2019)
The project aims to upgrade the resources in the Al Jalamid exploration license area n°1 to measured resources compliant with the JORC Code.
Supporting the School Sector Development Plan (SSDP) - External Monitoring, Review and Evaluation Team (2019-2021)
The main objective of the assignment is to support the SSDP programme’s secretariat and development partners by undertaking a mid-term review (2019), annual fiduciary reviews (2019-2021), and final evaluation (2021) of the SSDP. Other ad hoc reviews of programmatic elements as and when required.
Technical assistance to the Institutional Strengthening for Agricultural Resilience Programme (RINDRA) (2019-2023)
Technical assistance to the Institutional Strengthening for Agricultural Resilience Programme (€40 M, 11th EDF), aiming to support the operationalisation of public and parapublic institutions. Institutional strengthening and training of various technical departments of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (agricultural training, animal health, phytosanitary protection) of the General Secretariat of the Ministry of Forests and the Environment, and of the Agricultural Development Fund.
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