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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
Eastern and Southern Africa
French Development Agency
Pre-feasibility study for the development of the science and engineering complex of the University of Nairobi (2019-2020)
This pre-feasibility study aims to support the University of Nairobi to develop its science and engineering complex. It must formulate its future directions, which will be fine-tuned by a feasibility study. At this stage, the study includes a general diagnosis of the demand for competences on the labour market and of those existing, and a forecast of future competences in specific fields. It also includes a roadmap for the establishment of the complex, covering infrastructures, equipment, human resources and the training to be delivered.
Strengthening the Lesotho justice sector (2013-2014)
The overall objective of the programme is to strengthen the rule of law in Lesotho. The purpose is to establish a professional, accessible and impartial justice sector. This project will contribute to this purpose by providing technical assistance to help reform the institutions in the justice sector.
French Development Agency
Feasibility study on the modernisation of the training system for the tourism, hotel and catering professions (2018-2019)
The authorities of Madagascar requested funding from the AFD to strengthen the initial training offer in the tourism, hotel and catering sector, particularly through the networking of training centres, modernisation of their economic model and operationalisation of apprenticeship- and alternance-based training. The main objective of this study is to examine the technical and financial feasibility of such financing from the AFD through:
- an inventory of existing training establishments in the tourism, hotel and catering sector;
- an in-depth diagnosis of a selection of training establishments in the tourism, hotel and catering sector;
- the development of an overall support plan for the five establishments chosen;
- the ultimate feasibility of the project and its dimensions.
Education Quality Improvement Programme (EQUIP) Sudan; Result 3: Enhance Education System Governance and Coordination Among Stakeholders (2017-2020)
This technical assistance project aims to support the implementation of the Education Quality Improvement Programme (EQUIP) in seven States of Sudan: Khartoum, White Nile, Blue Nile, Gedaref, South Kordofan, Red Sea and Kassala.
Design, implementation and promotion of agroforestry systems in the province of Cabo Delgado (2018-2022)
This assignment aims to develop agro-forestry systems (AFS) for farmers. The idea is to support them in developing agronomic solutions linked with forestry production to make their crop cultivation more sustainable. The target is to reach 1500 ha to be planted by 1500 growers with different tree species (fruit trees, trees for charcoal production, etc.) to improve the sustainability of their cropping strategy. A voucher system will be put in place to help the farmers to finance the seedlings, prepare the soil, etc.
Technical assistance for change management of the Zanzibar Municipal Council (2013-2016)
The objective of this consultancy assignment is to provide technical assistance (TA) to the Zanzibar Municipal Council (ZMC) in order to address key institutional capacity constraints. Under the general umbrella of change management, the TA is addressing the following areas: policy and legal matters; revenue enhancement, financial management and procurement systems; management of human resources; information technology (IT) systems; communication, public outreach and community participation; and monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of the change management strategy.
Formulation of technical studies for the development of hydro-agricultural infrastructures and small hydraulic works (2019)
Preparation of technical studies (preliminary design, detailed preliminary study, bidding documents for works), and development of ToR for the technical assistance to monitor the works for hydro-agricultural infrastructures and small hydraulic works, evaluated at €14.2 million.
Support to the National Authorising Officer, finance and contract management and monitoring (2013-2014)
The overall objective of the Poverty Reduction Budget Support Programme, Phase II (PRBSII), under which this assignment is performed, is to contribute to the implementation of Lesotho's national development agenda as embodied in the Vision 2020, which states that by the year 2020 ‘Lesotho shall be a stable democracy, a united and prosperous nation at peace with itself and its neighbours. It shall have a healthy and well developed human resource base, a strong economy, a well-managed environment and an established technological base’.
This assignment is to support the Ministry of Finance, and specifically the Office of the National Authorising Officer, to define and operationalise effective and systematic finance and contract management and monitoring arrangements.
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