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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

Central Asia

Selected references
European Union
Support for the Development of Public Internal Financial Control (II) (2010-2013)
Component 1 - Financial Management Control (FMC):
- Reform of the institutional and regulatory framework, training and action plan for the implementation of public internal financial control (PIFC) mechanisms
Component 2 - Internal Audit (IA):
- Development and updating of IA regulations and guidelines
- Establishment of a certification scheme for internal auditors: training programme and study tours.
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.
Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan
European Union
Evaluation of the Poverty Reduction Scheme in Central Asia (2007)
This evaluation aimed to improve the European Commission’s poverty reduction scheme in Central Asia. More specifically, the project aimed to review the aid provided by the EC to Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan) in the form of a poverty reduction scheme within the framework of the TACIS programme. The period under analysis was from 2002 to date. Recommendations for the future programme's design and implementation were made taking into account the compliance with the new Development and Cooperation Instrument.
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
Strengthening the capacity of the Agro Business Bank of Georgia (2003-2005)
Strengthening the operational capacity of the ABG, currently co-owned by the Government of Georgia and the European Commission, in order to prepare it for privatisation. The privatised ABG will be able to provide a full range of banking services on a sustainable basis to farmers, traders and businesses in rural areas.
European Union
Strengthening Macroeconomic Modelling and Forecasting (2009-2012)
Technical assistance for strengthening resource allocation mechanisms (MTEF, Budget, PIP, PRSP) by feeding them with adequate and consistent economic and fiscal forecasts and medium term projections available at the right moment.
European Union
MTEF in the Social Sectors (2008-2011)
Strengthening Public Expenditure Management in MoF and line Ministries (Health, Education, Labour and Social Protection)
- Development of Expenditure Framework
- Development of Automated System for Budget Submissions and their Processing
- Training and Capacity Building
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine
European Union
Energy Saving Initiative in the Building Sector (ESIB) (2010-2014)
This project aims to help the INOGATE Partner Countries reduce their dependency on fossil fuels, improve the security of their energy supply, and allow them to contribute more actively to climate change mitigation.
Specifically, the ESIB project is to assist the INOGATE Partner Countries in ensuring improved control of their energy consumption in the building sector by promoting and developing Energy Efficiency (EE) as well as the use of Renewable Energy (RE) where applicable, in this particular area.
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