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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.
We have three types of clients: governments, administrations and public bodies; public and private companies; multilateral and bilateral development funding agencies.
SOFRECO employs several hundred senior and junior experts of various nationalities, the vast majority of whom are technical specialists
Latin america and the Caribbean
Evaluation of the cooperation with Bolivia in the following sectors: justice, fight against illicit drugs, water, sanitation and natural resources management (2021)
An ex-post country level evaluation assignment on the European Union's co-operation strategy with Bolivia and its implementation during the period of 2014 to 2020 to identify key lessons and recommendations in order to improve the current and future European Union's strategies, programmes and interventions on cooperation in Bolivia.
The following focal sectors were selected for intervention in Bolivia in the current Multiannual Indicative Programme (MIP), and are to be evaluated under this assignment: 1) justice reform and the fight against corruption 2) the fight against illicit drugs and control of surplus coca cultivation, and 3) water, sanitation and natural resources management.
Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Jamaica, Haiti, Guyana, Grenada, Dominican Republic, Dominica, Cuba, Barbados
Developing Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) for Climate Change Resilient Water Infrastructure (2021)
The project, conducted for the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre, consists in the stakeholders-driven development of regional standard operating procedures (SOPs) to guide and coordinate national water utilities in the development and management of water infrastructure that is resilient to climate change and natural disasters. This involves the training of both water utilities staff and wider communities in SOPs and Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) through a train-the-trainer scheme.
Inter-American Development Bank
Technical assistance to the Belize Shrimp Cluster for a biosecurity risk assessment and Biosecurity Aquaculture Zone Management Plan (BAZMP), and related capacity building (2019-2020)
The main objective of this consultancy is to develop a Biosecurity Aquaculture Zone Management Plan (BAZMP) for Belizean shrimp growers and other key industry players, by first conducting a Biosecurity Risk Assessment to identify disease risks and gaps in biosecurity measures. The consultancy will also provide technical assistance to improve pathogen monitoring and surveillance, including a system/methodology for monitoring data collection and epidemiological data analysis, along with relevant staff training and recommendations for legislative changes.
Belgium, China, United States, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Philippines, Rwanda
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.
Identification and formulation of a project targeting the fight against poverty (2004)
Identification of a social development project in Paraguay targeting the fight against poverty, design of the components and methodology of the formulated project and elaboration of an identification sheet and a financing proposal, together with a detailed description and recommendations for the project’s implementation.
Venezuela, Switzerland, Slovakia, Norway, Austria, Italy, Ireland, Hungary, Greece, Finland, Estonia, Spain, Belgium, Bangladesh
EIDHR-Evaluation of 2 projects of support for Election Observation Missions and training for domestic observers organisations (2007)
Evaluation of the last 2 NEEDS (Network of Europeans for Electoral and Democracy support) projects for the EC and recommendations for the future project concerning the training of EU Electoral Observation Mission experts and observers, support and technical assistance to Domestic Observers Organizations (DO) and methodological support for EU EOMs.The assignment included drafting Terms of References for a future call for tender in the same field.
Capacity Assessment of Teacher Training Institutions in Haiti (2014)
Within the framework of the ‘Improving Teacher Training in Haiti’ project, the objective of this assessment is to collect information on the various institutions so as to have an overall vision of teacher training practices and methods, and to produce recommendations for improvement that will feed the national policy for the training and professional development of teachers in Haiti. The project is based on a two-fold observation: the low quality of teacher training and the diversity of actors intervening in the field of teacher training.
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.
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