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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

Near East and North Africa

Selected references
Cement and Steel Sectors Competitiveness Study (2020)
This study aimed to examine the steel and cement sectors in Afghanistan with a particular focus on the competitiveness of production firms, their contribution to the country's economic growth, and obstacles to their development.
The information was gathered through questionnaires and interviews carried out with different actors of the sectors such as production factories, construction firms, importers/exporters, chambers of commerce and ministries.
The final report described the situation of both sectors and included recommendations for their future development.
European Union
Recruitment of a technical assistance team for the specific support programme for surveillance and supervision of the market (2017-2020)
The objective of PASSEM is to build the capacity of the chain of actors involved in market surveillance and consumer protection, via four focuses: 1) improvement of the legal and institutional framework, 2) capacity building of market surveillance authorities and control laboratories, 3) support to non-state actors engaged in consumer protection and quality promotion issues, 4) adherence and mobilisation of stakeholders for the achievement of the results and project visibility. The TA activities target 3 categories of actor and must enable the achievement of three key results: 1) The strategic vision of the Ministry of Trade integrates European good practices in the field of market surveillance, and leads to a revision of the legal and organisational framework, 2) The capacities of the market surveillance authorities and control laboratories are strengthened in terms of management, training, investigation techniques, selection of equipment and pooling of information resources; 3) Non-state actors (socio-professional organisations and consumer protection associations) play their role in the market surveillance system.
Saudi Arabia
Independent review of the 2020 JORC Ore Reserves and Mineral Resources Reports for the Al Khabra Mine (2020)
SOFRECO is drafting Independent Review Reports (mid-year and end-year) and is signing off on the 2020 JORC Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves Reports for the Al Khabra mine.
The mineral resources and ore reserves are being reported by MWSPC under the Australasian Code for Reporting of Exploration Results, Minerals Resources and Ore Reserves, the JORC Code (2012 edition), for the period ending 31 December 2020 (January to September with actual data, and October to December with forecasted data).
Diversification study on products manufactured by the company Industries chimiques du Fluor (2014-2015)
Performance of an opportunity study for the development of 100,000 t/year of sulphuric acid produced by Industries chimiques du Fluor (ICF). This study includes a description of potentially accessible products, an analysis of potential markets for the various target products, a description of existing and accessible technology, an estimate of capital expenditure (CAPEX) and operating expenses (OPEX), and a technical and economic analysis of the various opportunities with the development of related business plans.
European Union
Support for the creation of a national agency for evaluation and accreditation in the field of higher education and scientific research (EMORI - lot ANEA) (2020-2021)
The technical assistance project for the creation of a national agency for evaluation and accreditation (ANEA) is part of the Programme to support education, mobility, research and innovation (EMORI), and aims to improve the employability of young graduates through the better governance and quality of the national higher education and scientific research system and the strengthening of its position at national and international level in Tunisia.
European Union
Needs assessment for the protection of vulnerable migrants (2020-2022)
The overall objective of this mission is to strengthen the European Union's support to protect migrants in Tunisia.
European Union
Mid-term evaluation of the Programme to support and modernise the security sector in Tunisia (PARMSS) (2020-2021)
The systematic and relevant evaluation of its programmes and activities is an established priority of the European Commission. The evaluation focuses on an analysis of outputs and the achievement and quality of the results of the actions, in the context of a constantly evolving cooperation policy with an increasing focus on results-based approaches and the contribution to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Feasibility study for a sulfuric acid, phosphoric acid and MAP/DAP complex project (2014-2015)
Feasibility study for the construction of chemical platforms for the production of sulfuric acid (5,280,000 t/year), phosphoric acid (1,575,000 t/year) and MAP/DAP/NP/NPK (3,000,000 to 4,500,000 t/year).
Coordination of the study of the whole chemical complex, including an ammonia plant (1,200,000 t/year) and a TAN (300,000 t/year) / CAN plant (990,000 t/year).
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