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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
Algeria
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.
Algeria
Others
Programme for the Global GAP and organic quality certification of Biskra dates (2020-2021)
The overall objective of the mission consists of supporting the target groups (100 producers and 10 packers) of the wilaya of Biskra for the organic and Global GAP certification of dates on date palms and packaged dates. The certifications sought concern target groups or individuals.
Morocco
European Union
Technical assistance for a programme to support the reform of Morocco’s justice sector (2018-2020)
The overall objective of the EU's programme to support justice reform is to contribute to the reform of Morocco’s judicial system in order to heighten its efficiency.

Specific objectives:

- Provide assistance to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to: (i) support it in coordinating the implementation of priority activities to reform the judicial system and the EU programme to support the sector's reform (ii) help build up institutional capacities for the implementation of the Reform Charter; (iii) promote the coherence of the legal system vis-à-vis international standards and conventions ratified by Morocco in this field.

- Provide technical support to the MoJ, the Superior Council of the Judiciary and the Prosecutor General’s Office for the implementation of activities under the EU support programme, and to carry out studies, surveys, assessments, and training.

- Assist with communication activities as regards the justice reform in Morocco and the EU programme to support justice: development and implementation of a communication strategy and plan.
Saudi Arabia
Others
Support to the Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources (2020)
The main objective of this consultancy assignment was to support the MIMR in the alignment of the mining strategy.
Tunisia
Others
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.
Tunisia
French Development Agency
Feasibility study for the creation of the Franco-Tunisian University for Africa and the Mediterranean (UFTAM) (2019-2020)
This feasibility study aims to support the Tunisian and French ministries in charge of higher education and research in their bilateral cooperation for the establishment of the Franco-Tunisian University for Africa and the Mediterranean. It must therefore provide a complementary analysis to the preliminary study, at the same time as the launch of the first training courses.
Algeria
Others
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).
Algeria
European Union
Setting up facilities to support young people and civil society, capacity strengthening, and developing an observatory function in respect of youth policies (2016-2018)
Objective: support the Algerian government in its national policy to support young people and their job prospects and integration, as well as to assist civil society’s efforts to improve measures to take account of young people in society.
Services delivered: institutional capacity building (training, study trips, work placements, advisory-support), creation and activation of pilot structures (local cross-sector 'one-stop-shops') for the socio-economic integration of young people from 16-35 years old; creation and activation of pilot structures (regional pools of associative resources and experts) to support and build the capacity of civil society in respect of young people.
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