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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


Central Africa

Selected references
Democratic Republic of the Congo
French Development Agency
Technical Assistance for the implementation of the Sustainable Forest Management Programme (2022-2026)
The objective of the Sustainable Forest Management Programme (Programme de Gestion Durable des Forêts, PGDF) is to create the conditions for sustainable management of the DRC's forests by: i) contributing to improved governance, ii) developing policy in a participatory and transparent manner, iii) contributing to the structuring of the artisanal timber sector, iv) promoting the emergence of forests managed sustainably by communities or territorial authorities, and v) guaranteeing the management of industrial forest concessions in accordance with national legislation. SOFRECO is supporting the Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development in the implementation of the PGDF in Kinshasa and five provinces: Mai Ndombe, Equateur, Mongala, Tshopo, Ituri and Kisangani.
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.
Angola
European Union
Mid-term Evaluation of Project: Support to the National Rehabilitation Programme of People with Motor and Sensorial Disabilities (2007)
Analysis of the project’s contribution to the implementation of the National Rehabilitation Programme and in the execution of the 2001-2005(6) action plan. The evaluation included an analysis of the project's relevance - its contribution to improving the lives of handicapped persons; evaluation of the relevance of project objectives and indicators; evaluation of project organisation, and of the financial and human resources to reach the objectives.
Congo
European Union
Independent audit of the FLEGT timber legality assurance system in Congo (2022-2025)
The project aims to ensure the compliance of the timber legality assurance system (TLAS) for timber produced in the Republic of Congo with the requirements of the Voluntary Partnership Agreement of the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT VPA) in order to contribute to the strengthening and improvement of forest governance in favour of sustainable and more transparent management of natural resources in the Republic of Congo.
Cameroon
World Bank
Training Programme within the framework of the Strengthening of the Environmental Management Capacity in the Oil Sector of Cameroon Project (CAPECE). (2002-2003)
Design of the training programmes for the CAPECE personnel and delivery of most urgent training courses.
Cameroon
European Union
Finalisation and operationalisation of the justice strategy (framework contract, lot 7) (2010)
In November 2005, the Ministry of Justice started to draft its strategy paper which needs to be finalised in line with the technical guidelines of the Ministry of Economy, Planning and Land Development, in two stages:
- External validation of the strategy through a seminar / workshop;
- The government’s formal adoption of the strategy.
The assignment’s overall objective is to produce an operational strategy paper for the justice sub-sector, with consensus support from all the sub-sector’s concerned actors, and formally adopted by the government.
Nigeria
French Development Agency
Cartography of the water supply networks in the city of Enugu (2021-2025)
The objective of this mission is to provide a cartography of the water supply networks in the city of Enugu in Nigeria, based on an inventory of the existing water supply network and of its infrastructures by means of field investigations. After having defined a GIS suitable to the type of data and users, establishment of a mapping/cartography of the inventory in a GIS (on QGIS software), and provision of support to ESWC staff through training and periodic technical assistance to enable the efficient use of the GIS.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Others
Assessment of the impact of additional funding to schools in DR Congo (2016-2019)
The general objective of this assignment is to use M&E tools and quantitative and qualitative surveys (EGRA/ESMA) to generate evidence of the impact of additional funding on:
i) the enrolment and retention of vulnerable pupils in schools;
ii) the academic success of vulnerable pupils;
iii) school governance with a view to political advocacy for more inclusive, better quality education in DR Congo.
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