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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


Asia

Selected references
Cambodia
French Development Agency
Advocacy for sanitation in Phnom Penh (2017)
The objective of the services is to define an advocacy argumentation and campaign in order to promote actions in the drainage and sanitation sector in Phnom Penh. More specifically the consultancy assignment aims at: (i) providing a study on sanitation and drainage levels of development in Phnom Penh (causes, consequences, bottlenecks, opportunities, etc.), (ii) using these elements to build an advocacy campaign (definition of target groups, of relevant communication tools, etc.); (iii) implementing a first phase of institutional mobilisation to assess the receptiveness of the stakeholders and finalise the advocacy campaign as required.
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.
Vietnam
Others
Project management services (PMC) for a sulfuric acid plant and ammonium sulfate plant (2012-2014)
Project management consultant for a project involving a sulfuric acid production plant with a capacity of 400,000 MTPY combined with an electric generation capacity of 12 MW, and an ammonium sulfate production plant with a capacity of 100,000 MTPY. Supervision of the technology, design, procurement and contruction works. Assistance to the client for bidding preparation and the selection of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors.
Vietnam
French Development Agency
Institutional Strengthening and Capacity Enhancement Project for the Can Tho City Development Investment Fund (CADIF) and the Da Nang City Development Investment Fund (DDIF) (2013-2015)
CADIF and DDIF are local financing agencies for investments in local urban infrastructure projects in both cities. This project aims to enhance their capacities by improving their project management skills, standardising their institutional development procedures (balance sheet management, financial analysis and management, debts supervision and appraisal, socio-environmental risk management, etc), and bringing international expertise to key sectoral projects (water supply, wastewater treatment and drainage, solid waste treatment, urban transport, energy, health, education, urban upgrading and social housing).
Laos
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.
Bhutan
European Union
Technical Assistance Procurement Advisor for the Programme Estimates project in the renewable natural resources sector (2016-2017)
Technical assistance for the procurement of services and supplies within the Technical Cooperation Project in support of the Renewable Natural Resources Sector (TCP-RNR, EUR 4.6 million), which focuses on building the human resource capacity of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF), basically to implement large parts of its Human Resource Master Plan.
The TCP-RNR is implemented by partially decentralised management through the programme estimates procedure, which requires that the Beneficiary uses the tendering and contractual procedures set out in the EU's Practical Guide (PRAG). This is the 2nd Programme Estimate project implemented in the country, leading to the provision of technical assistance to meet tight deadlines and make sure that all contracting is done according to EU rules and Bhutanese rules.
Belgium, China, United States, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Philippines, Rwanda
European Union
EIDHR Evaluation on the Abolition of Death Penalty projects (2006-2007)
Support to the European Commission to improve the impact of the EIDHR (European Initiative for Democracy and Human Rights) projects supporting civil society activities aiming at the abolition of the death penalty, by strengthening the Commission’s ability to draw on lessons learnt from past and ongoing interventions for future planning, programming and project identification.
Assessment of the effectiveness and relevance of the EIDHR funded projects in support of the implementation of the EU guidelines and policy on the death penalty.
Vietnam
European Union
EC-Vietnam Strategic Dialogue Facility (2013-2016)
The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the implementation of Vietnam's five-year Socio-Economic Development Plan (SEDP, 2011-2015) through the further development of EU-Vietnam cooperation in sectors of strategic importance.
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