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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


Selected references
Venezuela, Switzerland, Slovakia, Norway, Austria, Italy, Ireland, Hungary, Greece, Finland, Estonia, Spain, Belgium, Bangladesh
European Union
EIDHR-Evaluation of 2 projects of support for Election Observation Missions and training for domestic observers organisations (2007)
Evaluation of the last 2 NEEDS (Network of Europeans for Electoral and Democracy support) projects for the EC and recommendations for the future project concerning the training of EU Electoral Observation Mission experts and observers, support and technical assistance to Domestic Observers Organizations (DO) and methodological support for EU EOMs.The assignment included drafting Terms of References for a future call for tender in the same field.
Mongolia, China
European Union
Strategic review and programming mission – Country Strategies for China and Mongolia (2005)
Overall evaluation of the European Commission’s official development assistance to China and Mongolia to enable Commission managers and officials to assess the state of implementation of the current support strategy to both countries and of their Indicative Programmes in order to prepare future interventions for the period 2007-2013 (Country Strategy Papers).
French Development Agency
Pilot Project for the Irrigation of Nam Kata (PPINK) (2017-2021)
The main objectives of the technical assistance are to (i) assist in the establishment and running of the WUA of the Nam Kata scheme, (ii) provide extension services to beneficiaries, and (iii) support the District Agriculture and Forestry Office (DAFO) for project management.
European Union
Technical Assistance Procurement Advisor for the Programme Estimates project in the renewable natural resources sector (2016-2017)
Technical assistance for the procurement of services and supplies within the Technical Cooperation Project in support of the Renewable Natural Resources Sector (TCP-RNR, EUR 4.6 million), which focuses on building the human resource capacity of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF), basically to implement large parts of its Human Resource Master Plan.
The TCP-RNR is implemented by partially decentralised management through the programme estimates procedure, which requires that the Beneficiary uses the tendering and contractual procedures set out in the EU's Practical Guide (PRAG). This is the 2nd Programme Estimate project implemented in the country, leading to the provision of technical assistance to meet tight deadlines and make sure that all contracting is done according to EU rules and Bhutanese rules.
World Bank
Carbon finance development for flare reduction projects (2005-2006)
Enhancement of project developers' and national authorities’ access to the full range of technical, policy and greenhouse gas market information required to advance a project, and development of a solid policy framework enabling carbon crediting projects to move ahead.
French Development Agency
Technical assistance for the implementation of the High Quality TVET Training Project in Vietnam (2013-2017)
The overall objective of the High Quality TVET Training Project is to renovate five Vietnamese vocational training institutions through the construction of buildings, procurement of equipment and provision of expertise for training and capacity building.
The Technical Assistance Project will:
- Provide technical support on TVET policies and strategies, especially on issues of investment in vocational training, and private sector financing and involvement in vocational management systems;
- Assist the PMU in the overall implementation of the Project.
Asian Development Bank
Privatization Consultancy (2006-2007)
Technical assistance to the National Divestment Committee in the divestment of state-owned enterprises in the agro-business sector:
- Assist the NDC in reviewing the divestment plan for the 7 state-owned rubber estates (SOREs) that form the core of the Cambodian rubber sector and for 2 state-owned agri-business enterprises (AIC and KAMFINEX);
- Provide advice on specific issues, such as the marketing strategy to foster competition and mitigation measures to facilitate the hand-over process;
- Assist the NDC in developing resettlement policies and a monitoring framework to ensure transparent practices;
- Identify relevant training specialists in income restoration to train displaced/redundant personnel.
French Development Agency
Technical assistance to the Myinkun and Kanni Pump Irrigation Projects in the Central Dry Zone of Myanmar (2016-2020)
Technical assistance to the Department of Irrigation and Water Utilisation Management Department (IWUMD) to improve the performance of irrigation infrastructures and institutions and water management at the level of the perimeters, and establishment of mechanisms to support production, agricultural diversification and marketing.
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