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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
French Development Agency
Development of training programmes in line with the skills-based approach and of tender documents for the purchase of equipment under the PAFISAM project (2018-2020)
PAFISAM aims to support the integration of young people and to provide a qualified workforce for Guinea's growth sectors, namely mining and agriculture and the associated upstream and downstream activities, by setting up effective initial and continuing training solutions and measures fostering the transition to employment.
In this framework, SOFRECO is providing METFPET with a team of experts in training design and equipment procurement to reform 18 vocational training paths at BTS [higher technician's diploma] and CAP [vocational training certificate] levels, in the industrial and agricultural fields.
World Bank
Consultancy for the identification of alternative livelihoods under FishCC (2018)
FishCC is a climate change adaptation project with a focus on natural resources and capacity building for poverty reduction. The overall objective of the FishCC project is to improve community management of selected priority fisheries.
This consultancy assignment under FishCC aims to identify sustainable livelihood alternatives to fishing activities in five pilot areas, with the following activities:
i) identification and formulation of sub-projects in aquaculture, tourism and agriculture, among others, for sustainable income generation in five pilot areas;
ii) preparation of the Sub-Projects Implementation Manual including the financing process;
iii) identification of potential business partners;
iv) facilitation of the establishment of partnerships between identified business partners and targeted communities.
European Union
Education Quality Improvement Programme (EQUIP) Sudan; Result 3: Enhance Education System Governance and Coordination Among Stakeholders (2017-2020)
This technical assistance project aims to support the implementation of the Education Quality Improvement Programme (EQUIP) in seven States of Sudan: Khartoum, White Nile, Blue Nile, Gedaref, South Kordofan, Red Sea and Kassala.
European Union
Technical assistance for the establishment of the National Information Platform for Nutrition in Niger (2017-2022)
The goal of the ‘National Information Platform for Nutrition’ initiative is to produce nutrition-related information, then to generate requests for information in order to stimulate public debate, and to reformulate analysis plans for decision-makers, stakeholders, or partners concerned by the field of nutrition. The technical assistance provides its support in order to:
- ensure methodological rigour in the data production and analysis process;
- develop a training plan for the main stakeholders (nutrition-sensitive, decision analysis, method for analysing the results of nutritional surveys, design and management of on-line databases, etc.);
- set up tools for storing and sharing statistical data and information on the nutritional situation (platform);
- make information on the nutritional situation accessible to all sections of the public, and particularly useable by the public authorities for decision-making and strategic purposes.
French Development Agency
Pilot Project for the Irrigation of Nam Kata (PPINK) (2017-2021)
The main objectives of the technical assistance are to (i) assist in the establishment and running of the WUA of the Nam Kata scheme, (ii) provide extension services to beneficiaries, and (iii) support the District Agriculture and Forestry Office (DAFO) for project management.
European Union
Technical assistance to the Tripoli wood processing sector (Private Sector Development Programme in Lebanon) (2017-2019)
The aims of the EU-financed Private Sector Development in Lebanon Project (PSD) are to contribute to Lebanon’s economic development and job creation by enhancing the productivity and competitiveness of the agribusiness and wood processing value chains of the private sector with a focus on vulnerable groups.
SOFRECO is in charge of providing technical assistance to the wood processing sector in Tripoli (PSD Component 2), whose major objectives are to contribute to regional economic development, create jobs, and enhance the competitiveness of the wood processing sector in Tripoli.
Burkina Faso
European Union
Technical Assistance for the Nutrition and Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Resilience Support Programme (PASANAD) (2017-2023)
Institutional technical assistance for the implementation of PASANAD, whose objective is to help reduce poverty by improving governance in the field of nutrition and food security and strengthening resilience.
The programme is based on a sectorial reform contract (EUR 100 million) and on complementary institutional support for the prevention of chronic malnutrition (EUR 17 million). The services include long-term technical assistance to the Permanent Secretariat for the Coordination of Agricultural Sectorial Policies, the Executive Secretariat of the National Food Security Council, the Ministry of Animal and Fisheries Resources (MRAH), and the Ministry of Agricultural and Hydraulic Facilities (MAAH), and short-term technical assistance in the fields of monitoring and evaluation, planning, training, and child nutrition and food security.
European Union
Recruitment of a support unit for the Programme to harmonise training, employment and qualifications (AFEQ) (2017-2020)
The objective of the EU Programme to harmonise training, employment and qualifications (AFEQ) is to strengthen the role of businesses and economic sectors in vocational and university training and in the process of integration of young people into the labour force. The project has an implementation period of 36 months starting from 15 September 2017. The Programme Support Unit ensures the implementation of the activities at central level and in 7 pilot wilayas.
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