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Sofreco worldwide

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.


Our clients

We have three types of clients: governments, administrations and public bodies; public and private companies; multilateral and bilateral development funding agencies.


Our teams

SOFRECO employs several hundred senior and junior experts of various nationalities, the vast majority of whom are technical specialists


New projects 
Selected references
Egypt
French Development Agency
Support to the Agricultural Small and Medium Enterprises Project (SASME) (2017-2020)
The Consultant is providing global project management support for the SASME project, assisting the National Project Coordination Unit (NPCU) in the overall management and coordination of the activities of the SASME Project. The objective of this project is to improve access to finance for agricultural SMEs via the Agricultural Development Programme (MALR credit fund body) by:
- increasing Agricultural Development Programme lending through the creation of an additional fund dedicated to SMEs;
- providing technical assistance to key stakeholders in agricultural finance;
- increasing SME absorption capacity by establishing an agricultural credit guarantee scheme;
- improving the productive efficiency of the dairy sector and marine aquaculture sector and the efficient use of the resources allocated to them;
- addressing cross-cutting issues.
Guinea-Bissau
Others
Study for the definition of a development strategy for the cashew sector in Guinea Bissau (2016-2017)
The objective of this mission is to carry out an in-depth study of the cashew sector that will provide the Government of Guinea Bissau with:
- An overall diagnosis of the cashew sector in Guinea Bissau, including a map of cashew plantations in the country;
- Recommendations for a more appropriate organisation of the sector;
- A national strategic plan for the development of the cashew value chain, taking into account the issue of cash crop diversification.
Jordan
French Development Agency
Implementation of a Franco-Jordanian technical cooperation programme to support the national solid waste management strategy (2016-2018)
Technical assistance for the implementation of the national solid waste management strategy.
Establishing contact and meeting with French and Jordanian players for feedback through the organisation of symposiums, workshops and study trips.
Definition and monitoring of additional technical assignments (studies, diagnoses, communication plans, etc.).
São Tomé and Príncipe
French Development Agency
Technical assistance for the development and sustainability of the coffee, cocoa and pepper value chains (2016-2019)
The Smallholder Commercial Agriculture Project (PAPAC, 2015-2020, EUR 2.8 million) aims for the development of smallholder plantations, with the objective of enabling 3500 households to have a viable, professional farm in the organic and/or fair trade cocoa, coffee and pepper value chains.
The technical assistance provides general support to the Project Management Unit to carry out the PAPAC, and specific support to four cooperatives on their road to autonomy.
Niger
French Development Agency
Technical assistance for the implementation and management of the project CNE 1126 - Local Development Support of the Kandadji Programme (2016-2021)
The objective of the project is to build local communities’ capacities to plan and manage agro-pastoral investments, land and natural resources, and to secure access and grazing rights for mobile livestock farming systems. It concerns the regions of Tillabéri and Zinder.
Senegal
Others
Consultancy services for the Extension and Restructuring of Electricity Distribution Networks (2016-2019)
The objective of this consultancy project is to ensure the proper performance of the works in accordance with the contractual specifications and requirements in terms of quality, schedule and costs, as well as the efficient commissioning of the project for the two following components: Lot A, covering the restructuring and extension of the electricity distribution networks of nine cities in Senegal, and; Lot B, covering the procurement and installation of pre-paid meters and smart meters. The Consultant is acting as the Contracting Authority’s representative during the fulfilment of the contracts to be carried out on this latter’s behalf by the constructors and suppliers. Under the authority of the Project Coordinator, the Consultant is working with the project implementation unit as a team and in a spirit of wide consultation.
worldwide
French Development Agency
Environmental and social risk management tool box for AFD-funded urban projects (2016)
This mission’s objective is to produce a tool box to help AFD operational teams to integrate a specific environmental and social risk management approach in the identification, preparation and financial monitoring of urban projects: how to evaluate and manage the environmental and social risks of urban policies and investments promoted by local authorities.
The tool box must enable the AFD to systematise its environmental and social risk management approach and procedures for institutional support programmes and urban investments, from the identification to the implementation phase.
Turkey
European Union
Technical assistance for the construction of regional industrial collaboration in cotton fibre manufacturing (2016-2018)
The purpose of this project is to improve the quality of cotton and its marketing with, on the one hand, a standardised method for analysing the cotton produced, and on the other hand, strengthening of the actors’ capacities in terms of sales techniques (use of the new standard, creation of a business network, on-lining of information, training on client relations, organisation of promotion events).
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