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Sofreco worldwide

Ginger 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 Asia

Selected references
World Bank
Education Modernisation Project - Unified National Testing Assessment system improvement (2023-2024)
The objective of this intervention is to strengthen the assessment of learning in education through: 1) the training of Unified National Testing test item developers; 2) the development of at least 5,000 Unified National Testing test items and manuals for test development and testing procedures; and 3) capacity building for National Training Centre specialists in the preparation and organisation of test checks.
Asian Development Bank
Railway Electrification Project Corridor 2 (Bukhara-Miskin-Urgench-Khiva) (2023-2027)
The project aims to electrify the existing railway line between Bukhara, Miskin, Urgench, and Khiva, enabling high-speed passenger trains to operate and significantly reducing travel time from 8 hours (on road transport) to 3. The objective is to connect key tourist destinations like Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, and Khiva by high-speed rail, boosting Uzbekistan's appeal as a tourism destination. Outputs include: 1) upgrading railway infrastructure along the line, and 2) developing the tourism corridor from Bukhara to Khiva.
Asian Development Bank
Agricultural Marketing and Brand Development (2011-2013)
The objective of this project is to provide assistance to selected enterprises in terms of agricultural marketing and brand development in niche markets with a view to developing premium brands for Mongolian agricultural products and to develop partnerships with foreign brands.
The project also aims to set up the foundations for a brand development agency whose objective would be to help enterprises develop original and collaborative brands in the long term.
Asian Development Bank
Assistance in negotiations of gas trading agreement within the Regional Gas Transmission Improvement Project (2005)
The ADB is currently preparing financial assistance for the rehabilitation of 30% of a 79km gas transmission pipeline from the border of Tajikistan with Uzbekistan to Dushanbe. Until now, gas sale volumes and prices have been negotiated and agreed by the governments of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan on an annual basis. To make the proposed project profitable, a long-term gas sale/purchase contract agreeable to both the governments of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan needs to be developed.
European Union
Security of supply of gas to Armenia within the framework of the closure of the Medzamor nuclear power plant. (2002-2004)
Technical assistance in rehabilitating and modernising the gas transport infrastructure used for importing gas from the Russian Federation via Georgia and in reducing the risk of supply disruptions.
European Union
Support for the Development of Public Internal Financial Control (Phase III) (2015-2018)
The purpose of this contract is as follows: a) to support the operation of the Financial Management and Control system at all levels of the public sector, in accordance with the Public Sector Financial Management and Control Law, and b) to support the strengthening of public sector Internal Audit skills and capabilities to ensure comprehensive risk based audits are conducted, in line with the Internal Audit Law and according to the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
Asian Development Bank
Project Implementation Consultant for the Golovnaya 240 MW Hydropower Plant Rehabilitation Project, the rehabilitation of a 110 kV facility and the construction of a 110 kV substation and line (2015-2024)
This project provides technical assistance to the PMU operating within the major national energy utility, Barki Tojik (BT) for:
- the rehabilitation of the 240 MW Golovnaya HPP (6 Kaplan turbines) commissioned in 1964, 120 km south of Dushanbe on the Vakhsh cascade. This involves two separate turnkey contracts (rehabilitation of the powerhouse and of the plant’s 110 and 220 kV switchyards);
- the rehabilitation of a 110 kV facility and construction of the new 110 kV Rudaki substation in Vose district (Khatlon province) and of a new line (10 km) (turnkey contract) to overcome voltage drops and overloads resulting in frequent outages.
Both parts involve procurement activities, project and contract management services over the design and works phases, works supervision, staff training, and environmental and social safeguard monitoring.
Asian Development Bank
Preparing irrigation and drainage system development in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic (2020-2023)
The project will support rehabilitation and modernization of the irrigation and drainage networks serving about 23,230 ha of land in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic (NAR) of Azerbaijan. The project will also help strengthen institutional capacity of the irrigation system management and operators. The project will include two indicative outputs: (i) irrigation and drainage infrastructure improved and/or constructed; and (ii) capacity of the Amelioration and Water Management Open Joint-Stock Company (AWMC) and water users associations (WUAs) in irrigation and project management improved.
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