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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


Vocational training

Selected references
Chad
French Development Agency
Support for the Training and Social and Professional Integration of Vulnerable Youth in Chad (Bab Al Amal) (2018-2022)
The objective of the BAB-AL-AMAL project is to reduce the vulnerability of Chad’s youth and develop economic opportunities in several regions of the country (Sarh, Abeché, Ndjamena, Moundou) by developing dual apprenticeship training. The development of this training will involve the capacity building of professional organisations and of their actors, the upgrading of training centres, and support to FONAP in the capital and in the regional branches.
Kosovo
European Union
Improved capacity building for teachers' professional development (training of pre-school and primary teachers) (2018-2020)
The purpose of this project is to strengthen the quality of the pre-university education sector by:
(i) building capacities at local/municipal level to establish sustainable teacher professional development at school level;
(ii) introducing a teacher mentoring system in Kosovo's school system;
(iii) establishing a criteria-based and transparent teacher recruitment system.
Cambodia
French Development Agency
Reinforcement Programme of Commercial Capacity for the Tourism Sector (2018-2022)
The general objective of this assignment is to help the PMU to strengthen the commercial capacity of the tourism sector in Cambodia by building the capacity of private and public stakeholders, structuring public-private partnerships, and developing innovative commercial strategies.
Strengthening the capacities of the Ministry of Tourism, private tourism operators and professional associations is thus at the core of this assignment, which is structured in four components:
Component 1: Assisting the PMU in structuring and strengthening the capacity of the private sector;
Component 2: Assisting the PMU in strengthening the capacity of the Ministry of Tourism;
Component 3: Assisting the PMU in developing studies and pilot projects;
Component 4: Strengthening the PMU in terms of project management.
Niger
French Development Agency
Project to Support the Training of Human Resources in the Industrial and Construction Fields (PAFRIBTP) (2018-2022)
The Project to Support the Training of Human Resources in the Industrial and Construction Fields (PAFRIBTP) involves modernising the public initial and continuing training system in close partnership with the private sector. The objective is to propose training attuned to the requirements of the market, professionals and businesses. It targets secondary schools, training centres and universities to support them in the following areas: (i) renovation of infrastructures, (ii) equipment supply, (iii) improvement and development of training programmes in relation to the identified industrial sub-sectors, and (iv) training support for trainers.
Algeria
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.
Guinea
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.
Egypt
European Union
Supporting the reform of the TVET governance system in Egypt (2017-2019)
The purpose of this contract is to support the reform of the TVET governance system in Egypt through formulating and piloting new policies and building the capacity of executives involved in the implementation of the new policies. It also aims at developing a scholarship model for career and technical education combining academics, hands-on training and career preparation. The contract also targets the development of skills standards for the six priority sectors targeted by the project.
Egypt
European Union
Strengthening the Ministry of Technical Education and Training (MoTET) and the National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education (NAQAAE) (2017-2019)
The Support to the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Reform Programme in Egypt –Phase II (TVET II) co-financed by the GoE (EUR 67 million) and the EU (EUR 50 million) aims to improve the structure and performance of the TVET system to better respond to Egypt’s new socio-economic needs, and in particular to boost the employability of youth and increase the country’s competitiveness.
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