Consulting - Engineering - Training
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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

Transport, infrastructure

Selected references
World Bank
Consultancy Services for the Transport Support Group - Technical Assistance to the Infrastructure Implementation Unit (IIU) (2022-2024)
The objective of the assignment is to provide support to the IIU, over a period of two years, in its operations for all activities related to planning, procurement, implementation, quality assurance, scheduling, and others, as required. Each specialist from the Transport Support Group provides on-the-job training as well as support in carrying out the day-to-day operations and other consultancy services together with other IIU staff.
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.
Millennium Challenge Corporation
Technical assistance for planning and policy formulation (2023-2025)
As part of the reform of Senegal's electricity sector, this technical assistance project aims to advise and support the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MPE) in steering, coordinating and implementing the activities programmed as part of the electricity sector reforms, through technical support and a capacity-strengthening programme.
French Development Agency
Feasibility study for a wind farm of nominal power between 100 and 200 MW in the Banten region, West Java, for PLN (2022-2026)
As part of the diversification of Indonesia's energy mix, PLN wishes to develop a wind farm with an installed capacity of around 200 MW in the Banten region on the island of Java. SOFRECO is carrying out the feasibility study for this wind farm under AFD financing and in consortium with the developer 3E, until the recruitment of the turnkey contractor. This study begins with the installation of measurement masts, then includes the selection of the most suitable power generation devices for the site, the design of the wind farm and its connection, as well as all the technical and financial studies necessary for the construction (topography, geotechnics, transport and stability of the network).
European Union
Technical Assistance Services to the PROMOVE Transporte Programme (2020-2025)
The PROMOVE Programme is part of the EU’s overall approach to rural development under the 11th EDF. The overall objective of the Programme is to contribute to sustainable, equitable, inclusive and broad-based economic growth and to poverty reduction in the context of national food and nutrition security (FNS) and climate change through improved, equitable access to food, and equitable access to public goods and services in the rural areas of the Provinces of Nampula and Zambézia. The technical assistance services for the PROMOVE Transporte Programme aim to provide assistance to the National Authorising Officer (NAO), the National Road Administration (ANE) and the Road Fund at the central and provincial levels and to the European Union Delegation in Mozambique with their oversight of these projects.
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.
European Union
Technical assistance for transport governance in Ghana (2021-2023)
The global objective of this assignment is to improve the sustainability and security of the regional road transport system. The specific objectives of this assignment are: (i) institutional and regulatory capacity building together with capacity building of administrations and relevant agencies and greater awareness of gender issues, (ii) administrative and technical simplification of transport, and (iii) improved maintenance of the regional network, and its sustainability by reducing overloading.
The expected results of the assignment are: (i) improved governance of road maintenance, and (ii) improved transport services, conditions and fluidity of regional road corridors.
Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria, Ghana, Togo, Benin
African Development Bank
Technical Assistance to the ECOWAS Commission for the Study on the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Highway (2020-2022)
The 1,028-km six-lane homogeneous Highway from Abidjan to Lagos is a major Transport Infrastructure Project for Western Africa. The ECOWAS Commission ensures the implementation of the technical studies and related activities. These large-scale engineering studies, coupled with the development of a construction strategy and motorway operating procedures through PPP, are complex services to handle by contracting authorities and involve significant budgets. Furthermore, three Design and Engineering (D&E) firms are contracted to carry out the technical studies, dividing the corridor into three lots and requiring strong supervision to ensure effective coordination of the studies. Therefore, the aim of the Technical Assistance (TA) Services is to: (i) support the PIU with the diverse nature of studies being pursued under the Programme, (ii) serve as an interface with all stakeholders, (iii) support ECOWAS in anticipating urgent actions, and (iv) take the necessary decisions regarding technical, legal and financial expertise to allow ECOWAS and the authorised agencies of Member States to effectively manage all phases of each service component provided for in the study.
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