Consulting - Engineering - Training
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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

Latin america and the Caribbean

Selected references
Millennium Challenge Corporation
Belize Quality of Education Assessment and Project Design Support (2023-2024)
The overall objective of our services is to assist the Belize Compact Development Team (BCDT) – Government of Belize in designing a cohesive Education Project, intended to address the core problem identified in the Education Concept Note developed by the BCDT, specifically by: (i) evaluating the soundness, relevance, feasibility and sustainability of the strategic approach proposed in the Concept Note for the future Education Project, (ii) making recommendations on the strengthening of the Design Document, (iii) conducting assessments of key aspects of the education system to inform a more detailed design of the Project, and (iv) preparing a proposal for Terms of Reference for project implementation.
World Bank
Owner’s Engineer for Design, Procurement and Construction Supervision of the transmission network (2022-2025)
The objective of the assignment is to provide technical and management support to the Dominica Geothermal Development Company Ltd. (DGDC) to ensure the successful delivery of the construction of the new transmission network at 69 kV and 33 kV connecting the planned 15 MW geothermal power plant to the existing grid. The success of the Project will be assessed by the delivery of this new infrastructure on schedule, within budget and according to technical, environmental and social standards.
The Owner’s Engineer is expected to (i) perform preliminary surveys and the corresponding scoping, cost estimate and engineering design work for transmission lines and substations; prepare the procurement plan, bidding documents for each procurement package, including technical specifications; (ii) support DGDC in the bidding process (iii) support DGDC for contract management and carry out construction supervision, and (iv) support DGDC during the guarantee period.
West Indies
European Union
Technical Assistance to Sint Maarten for natural disaster response and preparedness (2022-2023)
The goal is to strengthen the resilience of the population and support the Government of Sint Maarten, in particular the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), in its strategy to strengthen its institutional capacity to plan, monitor and coordinate the disaster risk response and preparedness and ensure reconstruction. Three activities are implemented: support to communities to manage the risk of natural disasters, support to the Community Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) and support to mass care distribution and evacuation.
World Bank
Legal and regulatory support to mining institutions (2022-2023)
The Ministry of Natural Resources of Suriname has requested international expertise to assist them in the revision of several pieces of mining legislation, including:
- the Mining Code,
- the Minerals Agreement,
- the Establishment Act of the Mineral Institute.
Initial modifications and proposals were made by local law firms. The main objective of the project is to support these law firms in taking into account international best practice to be adapted to the local context in the review of these structuring legislative texts.
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.
European Union
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.
European Union
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.
Venezuela, Switzerland, Slovakia, Norway, Austria, Italy, Ireland, Hungary, Greece, Finland, Estonia, Spain, Belgium, Bangladesh
European Union
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.
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