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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
Papua New Guinea
European Union
Rural Economic Development Programme, phase 2 (RED2) — Value chain development support services and service delivery capacity of local government in the Highlands region (component 3) (2017-2018)
Technical assistance to the Rural Economic Development Programme, phase 2 (RED2), for the establishment of effective value chain development support services and service delivery capacity of local government in the Highland regions of PNG.
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.
Madagascar
African Development Bank
South-West Region Agricultural Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project (PRIASO) (2016-2018)
The services involve assistance to Water Users' Associations (WUA) and the development of agricultural areas under the PRIASO project (South-West Region Agricultural Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project). Four sites are concerned, the region's main areas of irrigated agriculture. PRIASO aims for the development (rehabilitation or construction) of main channels, dikes, pathways, boreholes, storage warehouses and rural markets. Under the 'capacity building and agricultural development component', this assistance will ensure i) support for irrigation management, ii) support for awareness-raising and the oversight of WUAs, iii) their restructuring by building the social and organisational capacity of the associations and their federation, iv) the technical capacity building of the actors developing these areas, and v) the development and implementation of a project communication and visibility plan.
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.).
Myanmar
French Development Agency
Technical assistance to the Myinkun and Kanni Pump Irrigation Projects in the Central Dry Zone of Myanmar (2016-2019)
The overall objective of this assignment is to sustainably improve livelihoods and incomes of farmers in the two targeted irrigation schemes of the Central Dry Zone of Myanmar. The specific objectives are to improve the performance of irrigation infrastructure and institutions, improve water resource management, and establish agricultural production support mechanisms.
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.
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