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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
Millennium Challenge Corporation
Technical assistance for planning and policy formulation (2023-2025)
As part of the reform of Senegal's electricity sector, this technical assistance project aims to advise and support the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MPE) in steering, coordinating and implementing the activities programmed as part of the electricity sector reforms, through technical support and a capacity-strengthening programme.
French Development Agency
Feasibility study for a wind farm of nominal power between 100 and 200 MW in the Banten region, West Java, for PLN (2022-2026)
As part of the diversification of Indonesia's energy mix, PLN wishes to develop a wind farm with an installed capacity of around 200 MW in the Banten region on the island of Java. SOFRECO is carrying out the feasibility study for this wind farm under AFD financing and in consortium with the developer 3E, until the recruitment of the turnkey contractor. This study begins with the installation of measurement masts, then includes the selection of the most suitable power generation devices for the site, the design of the wind farm and its connection, as well as all the technical and financial studies necessary for the construction (topography, geotechnics, transport and stability of the network).
Technical Assistance Services to the PROMOVE Transporte Programme (2020-2025)
The PROMOVE Programme is part of the EU’s overall approach to rural development under the 11th EDF. The overall objective of the Programme is to contribute to sustainable, equitable, inclusive and broad-based economic growth and to poverty reduction in the context of national food and nutrition security (FNS) and climate change through improved, equitable access to food, and equitable access to public goods and services in the rural areas of the Provinces of Nampula and Zambézia. The technical assistance services for the PROMOVE Transporte Programme aim to provide assistance to the National Authorising Officer (NAO), the National Road Administration (ANE) and the Road Fund at the central and provincial levels and to the European Union Delegation in Mozambique with their oversight of these projects.
Owner’s Engineer for Design, Procurement and Construction Supervision of the transmission network (2022-2025)
The objective of the assignment is to provide technical and management support to the Dominica Geothermal Development Company Ltd. (DGDC) to ensure the successful delivery of the construction of the new transmission network at 69 kV and 33 kV connecting the planned 15 MW geothermal power plant to the existing grid. The success of the Project will be assessed by the delivery of this new infrastructure on schedule, within budget and according to technical, environmental and social standards.
The Owner’s Engineer is expected to (i) perform preliminary surveys and the corresponding scoping, cost estimate and engineering design work for transmission lines and substations; prepare the procurement plan, bidding documents for each procurement package, including technical specifications; (ii) support DGDC in the bidding process (iii) support DGDC for contract management and carry out construction supervision, and (iv) support DGDC during the guarantee period.
Technical assistance for transport governance in Ghana (2021-2023)
The global objective of this assignment is to improve the sustainability and security of the regional road transport system. The specific objectives of this assignment are: (i) institutional and regulatory capacity building together with capacity building of administrations and relevant agencies and greater awareness of gender issues, (ii) administrative and technical simplification of transport, and (iii) improved maintenance of the regional network, and its sustainability by reducing overloading.
The expected results of the assignment are: (i) improved governance of road maintenance, and (ii) improved transport services, conditions and fluidity of regional road corridors.
Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria, Ghana, Togo, Benin
Technical Assistance to the ECOWAS Commission for the Study on the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Highway (2020-2022)
The 1,028-km six-lane homogeneous Highway from Abidjan to Lagos is a major Transport Infrastructure Project for Western Africa. The ECOWAS Commission ensures the implementation of the technical studies and related activities. These large-scale engineering studies, coupled with the development of a construction strategy and motorway operating procedures through PPP, are complex services to handle by contracting authorities and involve significant budgets. Furthermore, three Design and Engineering (D&E) firms are contracted to carry out the technical studies, dividing the corridor into three lots and requiring strong supervision to ensure effective coordination of the studies. Therefore, the aim of the Technical Assistance (TA) Services is to: (i) support the PIU with the diverse nature of studies being pursued under the Programme, (ii) serve as an interface with all stakeholders, (iii) support ECOWAS in anticipating urgent actions, and (iv) take the necessary decisions regarding technical, legal and financial expertise to allow ECOWAS and the authorised agencies of Member States to effectively manage all phases of each service component provided for in the study.
Millennium Challenge Corporation
Consulting Engineer for the ACCES project (detailed design, detailed ESIA, preparation and implementation of RAP, construction tender documents and the construction supervision option) (2022-2026)
Conduct of design studies, environmental and social assessments and supervision of the construction and rehabilitation of the MV and LV networks of the ACCES project.
French Development Agency
Technical assistance to the contracting authority under the Programme for investment in Gabon’s basic education sector (PISE), construction of 13 schools (2019-2023)
- Support to manage and monitor the planning, identify new sites, and manage the overall financial envelope;
- Monitoring of the preparation of the construction programme;
- Follow-up, control and administrative, technical and budgetary monitoring of the works;
- Assistance with the provisional and final acceptance;
- Procurement of equipment;
- Commissioning of the infrastructure and maintenance equipment.
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