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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.
We have three types of clients: governments, administrations and public bodies; public and private companies; multilateral and bilateral development funding agencies.
SOFRECO employs several hundred senior and junior experts of various nationalities, the vast majority of whom are technical specialists
Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Central African Republic, Chad
Development of the common mining policy in the CEMAC zone (2022-2023)
Within an overall objective of developing a Strategic Framework dedicated to the emergence of a sustainable industrialisation, in service of the development of the Central African sub-region's integration, the project's specific objectives are: (i) the development of a Common Mining Policy for the CEMAC zone, (ii) development of a Strategic Plan for implementing this policy, and (iii) the identification of an appropriate Institutional Framewprk for implementing the strategic plan.
Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda
Environmental and Social Impact Assessment and Resettlement Action Plan of the Ruzizi III HEPP Project (2020-2021)
SOFRECO provided expertise for the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) for the construction of the Ruzizi III 147 MW hydropower plant, the third hydroelectric development on the Ruzizi River involving Rwanda, DR Congo and Burundi. The team of experts assessed and predicted potential adverse social and environmental impacts of the project, and developed suitable mitigation measures in consultation with stakeholders, in particular with Persons Affected by the Project (PAPs).
Training Programme within the framework of the Strengthening of the Environmental Management Capacity in the Oil Sector of Cameroon Project (CAPECE). (2002-2003)
Design of the training programmes for the CAPECE personnel and delivery of most urgent training courses.
Finalisation and operationalisation of the justice strategy (framework contract, lot 7) (2010)
In November 2005, the Ministry of Justice started to draft its strategy paper which needs to be finalised in line with the technical guidelines of the Ministry of Economy, Planning and Land Development, in two stages:
- External validation of the strategy through a seminar / workshop;
- The government’s formal adoption of the strategy.
The assignment’s overall objective is to produce an operational strategy paper for the justice sub-sector, with consensus support from all the sub-sector’s concerned actors, and formally adopted by the government.
French Development Agency
Technical assistance to the contracting authority under the Programme for investment in Gabon’s basic education sector (PISE), construction of 13 schools (2019-2023)
- Support to manage and monitor the planning, identify new sites, and manage the overall financial envelope;
- Monitoring of the preparation of the construction programme;
- Follow-up, control and administrative, technical and budgetary monitoring of the works;
- Assistance with the provisional and final acceptance;
- Procurement of equipment;
- Commissioning of the infrastructure and maintenance equipment.
Implementation of a public investment management system - Project to support capacity building in public finance (PARCAFIP) (2012-2013)
Improvement of public investment management through the design of programming/budgeting tools, procedures manuals for project preparation and selection, investment expenditure programming, and regularly updated databases to monitor the projects' physical and financial progress.
Formalisation of artisanal miners into cooperatives and small-scale miners into larger mineral and financial enterprises together with the design and implementation of an ASM remote-sensing monitoring system in the mining and steel sector (2019-2022)
With the Mineral Sector Support for Economic Diversification Project (MinDiver), the Nigerian government is willing to diversify its revenue sources and to increase its income from the mining sector, in particular from the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sub-sector which prevails in the country.
This contract consists in the setting up of an IT unit with a GIS, database and remote-sensing applications to promote data acquisition by Ministry staff, the identification of areas of high mining interest by applying a remote-sensing monitoring system and field data acquisition, their analysis and interpretation, and, finally, the elaboration of a strategy for ASM formalisation by building the capacity of the administration and operators.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Assessment of the impact of additional funding to schools in DR Congo (2016-2019)
The general objective of this assignment is to use M&E tools and quantitative and qualitative surveys (EGRA/ESMA) to generate evidence of the impact of additional funding on:
i) the enrolment and retention of vulnerable pupils in schools;
ii) the academic success of vulnerable pupils;
iii) school governance with a view to political advocacy for more inclusive, better quality education in DR Congo.
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