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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

Ginger SOFRECO employs several hundred senior and junior experts of various nationalities, the vast majority of whom are technical specialists

Agribusiness, sector studies

Selected references
Programme for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth in the Fisheries Sector - Aquaculture Component (CapFish Aquaculture) IT3: Sector Governance and Regulations project (2022-2023)
The main activity of the services is to strengthen the sector governance, develop and implement regulations and conduct related monitoring and evaluation (M&E). This will be achieved by developing FiA aquaculture sector management capabilities, creating new and reinforcing existing aquaculture regulations for seeds (locally produced and imported), and for feed (locally produced and imported). Furthermore, actions will be organised to mitigate any negative environmental and social impacts by controlling biosecurity, including the use of chemicals, in hatcheries and farms, to collect data and monitor markets, and to control labour, licensing, farm registration, etc. Method and protocols to collect data will also be introduced.
French Development Agency
Technical assistance to IORA for the implementation and coordination of its action plan on the blue economy, fisheries, aquaculture and the marine environment (Part 2) (2020-2023)
The IORA Secretariat has identified the following six priority pillars in the blue economy as recommended by the Council of Ministers’ Meeting and approved by the Secretariat in consultation with the Member States: 1) Fisheries and aquaculture; 2) Renewable ocean energy; 3) Seaports and shipping; 4) Offshore hydrocarbons and seabed minerals; 5) Marine biotechnology, research and development and 6) Tourism.
This project aims to build the capacities of IORA and of its Member States to achieve the specific objectives of the Blue Economy Action Plan with a strong focus on fisheries, aquaculture and the marine environment.
Diversifying Eswatini's sugar industry through the development of an agri-business park (2021)
The objective of the study is to develop a conceptual proposal for an agribusiness park, to be situated close to the sugar mills for industries that use sugarcane related by-products as well as businesses involved in the supply of inputs and services to the sugar industry. This encompasses a proposed location, a detailed review of the relevant legislation, the incentives to put in place and the required infrastructures. The consultant is expected to prepare a detailed conceptual proposal with implementation timelines, clearly outlining actions to be taken by the sugar industry and those to be undertaken by Government.
Lender’s engineer consultancy services for Kwale International Sugar Company Limited’s (KISCOL's) greenfield sugar complex (2012-2022)
Within the framework of the establishment of a 3000 TCD greenfield sugar project, the objectives of the proposed assignment are to: (1) assess the project plans, technology, construction contracts, and review the assumptions of the financial model; (2) produce quarterly reports on the project's progress for the agricultural and industrial components; and (3) validate the deadlines and requests for payment of the various entrepreneurs in line with the works’ progress.
The assignment concerns the whole sugar complex (fields, irrigation and factory).
Economic and Financial Feasibility Study of the National Programme for the Development of Plantations and Field Crops (2021-2022)
In the framework of the implementation of the agricultural component of the Government’s Action Programme, a decision was taken to develop large-scale farming by implementing modern techniques for the production and use of perennial cash crops. The programme must meet the two-fold objective of optimising the development of farmland and attracting national or international investors to increase national added value.
The feasibility study must assess the costs and returns of the programme, evaluate its constraints and propose solutions thereto, and finally, propose operating arrangements that meet the government’s objectives.
Saudi Arabia
Food distribution market study for a feasibility study on the development of wholesale markets (2022)
Collection and analysis of information on food distribution in Saudi Arabia from agricultural production to the final consumer and its foreseeable evolution.
Value chain analysis for fresh, dry and frozen food products, production, imports, the supply chain as well as traditional, modern and e-commerce distribution.
Analysis of production, imports, supply chains and distribution (traditional, modern and e-commerce and the hotel and catering sector).
Strategic and programmatic conclusions on the development of wholesale markets of the five target cities.
Provision of consultancy services for the TSI sugar factory (phase 1) (2022)
The purpose of this project is to analyse, verify and finalise the contract between the Chinese company NANNING Design Engineering Co. Ltd and TANGANYIKA SUGAR INDUSTRIES for the construction of a sugar factory of 1,500 TCD with the aim of bringing the existing draft contract into line with the international standards of FIDIC (Yellow Book).
Project Management Consultancy (PMC) services for the Manaseer Chemical Complex in Aqaba, Jordan (2017-2021)
Project Management Consultancy (PMC) services for the realization of a greenfield fertilizer complex to produce phosphate- and potash-based fertilizers such as sulfate of potash (SOP), phosphoric acid and specialty fertilizers to meet market demand in Jordan and surrounding areas of Europe and the Middle East. The complex will make use of and add value to locally available muiriate of potash (MOP) and phosphate rock.
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