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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


Economics and statistics

Selected references
Guinea
European Union
Technical assistance assignment for a statistical capacity-building support project to monitor the poverty reduction strategy (PARCS) (2012-2014)
The general objective of the programme of which this contract is a part is:
To contribute to the implementation of the National Statistical Development Strategy (NSDS) in order to provide the reliable statistical data necessary to formulate, monitor and evaluate the Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) and the Millennium Development Goals (MDG).
Kenya
French Development Agency
Technical assistance to support implementation of the Kisumu Urban Project (KUP) (2012-2015)
The objective of the services is to assist the Municipal Council of Kisumu in managing and implementing the Kisumu Urban Project. The project should contribute to the Ministry of Local Government’s development objective: to have viable, autonomous, accountable and responsive local authorities.
The main focus of the capacity building services is on strengthening the financial management, strategic planning and contract management of the Municipal Council of Kisumu.
Benin
European Union
Technical assistance to the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Analysis (INSAE) to update and develop a compendium of indicators - metadata study (2012)
This project is part of the implementation of the National Statistical Development Strategy and is intended to support the Beninese government in monitoring the implementation of the Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy 3 (GPRS) and its development policies.
The assignment’s objective is to support the establishment of metadata in Benin, i.e. the body of predominantly textual information that makes it possible to understand the context in which statistical data are collected, processed and analysed in order to create statistical information (legal and regulatory texts, methods and concepts used at all levels of processing, definitions and nomenclature, etc.).
Jordan
European Union
ENPI — Building the development capacities of Jordanian municipalities (Baladiaty) (2011-2013)
The overall objective of the Project was to contribute to poverty alleviation and socio-economic development by contributing to improved local governance.
The project placed major emphasis on building the capacity of municipalities to address their financial, administrative, implementation, management and operational weaknesses. This capacity building led to an improvement in the effectiveness and efficiency of government-related programmes, and also in the municipalities' overall performance in contributing to the local development process.
Vanuatu
European Union
Formulation of General Budget Support Programme in Vanuatu - SERP III (2011-2013/2014) (2011)
The objective is to provide the EU and the National Authorising Officer with the analysis of evidence and documentary materials required for the adoption of the 10th EDF General Budget Support programme in 2011.
Haiti
European Union
Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) Evaluation 2011 (2011-2012)
The objective of this PEFA evaluation was to measure the performance of public finance management in Haiti, to provide reference values for the medium-term evaluation of progress in the public finance reform programme’s implementation, and to foster harmonious dialogue between the authorities and funding agencies based on a common evaluation framework.
This initiative should inform and deepen discussions on improving and strengthening Haiti’s public finance management system, and on revisions to public finance institutional support programmes coordinated between funding agencies and the government.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
European Union
Technical Assistance in support of the Consultative Group (2011)
The specific objective of this mission is to support the operationalisation of the interministerial programme to secure income from natural resources by supporting the Consultative Group’s activities, and establishing a sustainable structure for the different stakeholders (ministries in charge of mines, finance, and the environment, unions and others) devoted to the harmonisation and validation of statistical and tax data.
Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, Peru
European Union
Ex-post evaluation of the EU-Andean Community Statistical Cooperation Project (ANDESTAD) (2010)
Overall and independent evaluation of the Project's results, focusing on the impact of the actions compared to the objectives;
Assessment of the sustainability of the Project's accomplishments taking into account the objectives and expected results set out in the Financing agreement;
Main lessons, tendencies and practical recommendations in line with EU policy priorities, enabling enhanced cooperation between the EU and the Andean Community.
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