Consulting - Engineering - Training
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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

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


Agribusiness, sector studies

Selected references
Tajikistan
World Bank
Strengthening the resilience of the agriculture sector project: Feasibility study - business plan - ESIA/ Detailed design/cost estimate for three ALCs and Supervision of works (2022-2025)
The Project supports the establishment of three Agro-Logistic Centres (ALCs) located with one each in the Khatlon, Sughd, and RRS regions, where horticulture production is concentrated. The basic parameters for each ALC would include: a minimum 10,000 m² of area, from 3,000 to 5,000 m² of built facilities, with enough flexibility to anticipate an expansion, a handling capacity for 5,000 to 8,000 tons of fresh and processed fruits and vegetables, (cold) storage capacity, and a multi-functional sorting, grading and packing line.
The scope of works is divided into three phases, with each phase being conditional on the Client’s approval of the preceding phase. Phase 1 consists in preparing a feasibility study and schematic design. Phase 2 consists in preparing a detailed engineering design and bidding documents. Phase 3 consists in supervising the works.
Algeria
Others
Preparation of a FEED feasibility study for the construction of a phosphate feed, fertiliser and derivatives complex (2023-2024)
Conduct of a feasibility study as well as a basic engineering study (FEED) with a view to setting up a food phosphates, fertilisers and chemicals complex at El Aouinet, Wilaya de Tébessa in Algeria.
The Complex Project includes the Sulphuric Acid (SA - 555,000 t/y), Phosphoric Acid (PA - 180,000 t/y), Calcium Phosphates (DCP/MCP - 200,000 t/y), fertilizers (TSP/NPK - 120,000 t/y) and storage/utilities infrastructure at the El Aouinet site (Wilaya of Tébessa) and at the Port of Annaba.
Nigeria
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.
Capacity building.
Madagascar
French Development Agency
Technical studies for the three selected development operations resulting from the Antananarivo Sanitation Master Plan (2022-2024)
The Government of Madagascar has initiated a programme to improve the living environment of the Antananarivo agglomeration and its urbanisation. The present study constitutes the engineering and project management mission for the preparation of the second phase of the Antananarivo Integrated Sanitation Programme (PIAA 2) for three operations: (1) the renovation of the underground part of the Analakely ovoid, (2) the rehabilitation of the drainage network of the stadium and the Mahamasina sector, and (3) the collection and removal of wastewater around Lake Anosy.
The study includes the completion of the detailed technical studies (preliminary design and detailed design), the preparation of the tender documents, the preparation of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIAs) and the Environmental and Social Management Plans (ESMPs) as well as the drafting of the Resettlement Action Plans (RAPs) for each of the three infrastructures.
Bangladesh
Others
Lenders' Technical Advisor (LTA) for Meghna Group of Industries (MGI) PVC/PET - Phase 2 (2021-2024)
Meghna Group of Industries (MGI) is developing a project, with an annual capacity of 150,000 t of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resin and 100,000 t of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin. ING Bank, a branch of ING-DiBa AG (Germany), has assigned SOFRECO as Lenders’ Technical Advisor (LTA) to the MGI Project. The LTA acts for the group of long-term lenders and has to periodically conduct a review and evaluation of the project construction and operation in terms of the actual progress of works against the specifications and contractual requirements, including any factors that have or could reasonably be expected to have a material adverse effect on the project.
Saudi Arabia
Others
Support of expertise for the Livestock sector development plan in AlUla County: Design, feasibility study and modelling of an abattoir and slaughtering activities (2023-2024)
The goal of this project is to deploy a strategy for the sustainable development of the livestock sector in Alu’la County, by restructuring slaughtering activities as the first step of a larger Livestock Sector Development Plan. Component 1 (existing abattoir) involves a technical and financial feasibility study on renovating and improving the operating conditions of the existing abattoir in Al’Ula. Component 2 (future abattoir and related services) proposes scenarios for new models of abattoir services in Al’Ula County, an economic and financial analysis of the scenario, the development of precise technical specifications for the design and engineering of the new abattoir, and the related infrastructure network and services.
Nigeria
Others
Agri-logistical study of the distribution chains and infrastructures of urban wholesale markets in Nigeria (2023-2024)
The mission's objective is to provide the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Agriculture with strategic recommendations for structuring the supply of fresh produce to the country's six largest cities. This strategic plan aims at creating a framework for modernising the wholesale trade to supply the major cities and peri-urban areas, while ensuring the proper structuring of the Nigerian agri-food value chain.
Azerbaijan
Asian Development Bank
Preparing irrigation and drainage system development in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic (2020-2023)
The project will support rehabilitation and modernization of the irrigation and drainage networks serving about 23,230 ha of land in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic (NAR) of Azerbaijan. The project will also help strengthen institutional capacity of the irrigation system management and operators. The project will include two indicative outputs: (i) irrigation and drainage infrastructure improved and/or constructed; and (ii) capacity of the Amelioration and Water Management Open Joint-Stock Company (AWMC) and water users associations (WUAs) in irrigation and project management improved.
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