Consulting - Engineering - Training
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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


Asia

Selected references
Cambodia
French Development Agency
Advocacy for sanitation in Phnom Penh (2017)
The objective of the services is to define an advocacy argumentation and campaign in order to promote actions in the drainage and sanitation sector in Phnom Penh. More specifically the consultancy assignment aims at: (i) providing a study on sanitation and drainage levels of development in Phnom Penh (causes, consequences, bottlenecks, opportunities, etc.), (ii) using these elements to build an advocacy campaign (definition of target groups, of relevant communication tools, etc.); (iii) implementing a first phase of institutional mobilisation to assess the receptiveness of the stakeholders and finalise the advocacy campaign as required.
Indonesia
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.
Cambodia
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.
Vietnam
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.
Laos
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.
Vietnam
European Union
Institutional Support to Vietnam (2006-2009)
The overall objectives of the Institutional Support Project (ISP) to Vietnam are to support ongoing reforms towards transparent and accountable governance based on the rule of law, thus contributing to the implementation of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy.
The specific objectives of the project are to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the legislative, legal and judicial institutions of Vietnam, in particular to satisfy conditions for international integration (e.g. WTO accession) and transition to a market economy.
Bangladesh
Asian Development Bank
Promoting Private Sector Participation in the Gas Sector (2005-2008)
Detailed examination of sector structure, unbundling of transmission and distribution companies, and investment planning were undertaken to meet the reform objectives and to facilitate greater private sector participation for sustainable development of the gas sector.
India
French Development Agency
Assam Sustainable Forest Management and Biodiversity Conservation Project (2011-2012)
Technical assistance to the Forest Department of the State of Assam for the launch of the Assam Forest and Biodiversity Conservation Project, whose objectives are to: (i) protect biodiversity and combat climate change, and (ii) develop north-east Indian states, and more specifically the state of Assam. These objectives are to be achieved through the capacity building of the Forest Department, the strategic planning of forest management, and the promotion of the sustainable and participatory management of forest resources.
The specific objective of the technical assistance is to facilitate the Project’s start-up by supporting the establishment of the Project Management Unit.
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