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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
Latin america and the Caribbean
Presidential and Legislative Elections - EU Election Expert Mission (EU EEM) (2011)
The purpose of this expert mission was to collect factual information concerning the election process, in line with the criteria contained in the Commission Communication on Electoral Assistance and Observation. The mission also aimed to produce a strategic analysis and reports on the ongoing electoral processes, and to provide inputs for electoral reform as well as confidence-enhancing approaches, during and after the elections.
Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, Peru
Ex-post evaluation of the EU-Andean Community Statistical Cooperation Project (ANDESTAD) (2010)
Overall and independent evaluation of the Project's results, focusing on the impact of the actions compared to the objectives;
Assessment of the sustainability of the Project's accomplishments taking into account the objectives and expected results set out in the Financing agreement;
Main lessons, tendencies and practical recommendations in line with EU policy priorities, enabling enhanced cooperation between the EU and the Andean Community.
Technical Assistance to the Caribbean Development Bank’s Climate Action Line of Credit - Phase 1 (2013-2014)
The objective of the technical assistance (TA) is to contribute to the Climate Resilience Strategy of the Caribbean Development Bank and its Borrowing Member Countries by building in-house capacity, knowledge and skills in the field of climate change. The programme aims to improve and speed up the use of funding from the Climate Action Line of Credit (CALC) as well as climate resilience actions in the Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) of the CDB.
The present assignment will undertake a preliminary assessment identifying capacity building needs and the necessary operational policy improvements. It will also carry out a gaps and needs analysis of the CDB’s and BMCs’ climate resilience efforts, taking into account the multiple programmes and efforts ongoing in the region. Three projects in the investment pipeline will also be prepared and improved with a view to financing under the CALC.
Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Haiti, Jamaica, SADCC member countries, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Training in underwater visual survey methods for evaluating the status of Strombus gigas, queen conch stocks (2013)
Support to the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) to build the capacity of fisheries officers in the target group (10 officers from 10 CRFM member states) in using underwater visual survey methods for the management of Strombus gigas, queen conch.
TA for the identification and formulation of the new General Budget Support Programme under the 10 EDF (2008)
Global assessment of:
- the macroeconomic situation;
- the quality and efficiency of public finance management and actions necessary to improve it;
- the coordination mechanisms necessary to strengthen the monitoring of the public finance reform and implementation of the SNCRP (poverty reduction strategy);
- the list of results indicators that will act as the basis for the disbursement of the variable instalments of the General Budget Support Programme.
Elaboration of an aquaculture development strategy for Saint Kitts and Nevis (2012)
Drafting of a working document, based on reviews and consultations, which will provide context for the aquaculture development strategy.
Preparation of a strategy and action plan to develop aquaculture in Saint Kitts and Nevis from 2012 to 2022, with the main focus on aquaculture production as a primary food-producing sector and for its contribution to national food security.
Support to Formulate an Aquaculture Land and Water Use Development Plan (2012)
Formulation of an aquaculture land and water use development plan that will provide guidance for zoning and improved access to land and water, in order to contribute to the sustainable development of Jamaica's aquaculture sub-sector.
Enterprise Competitiveness for Export Development (2005-2006)
The objective of the consultancy was to support the IDB and the Government of Guyana in identifying policy recommendations and associated investments to help strengthen the development of competitive, export-oriented enterprises in Guyana. Key areas of policy interest were:
framework for export promotion,
access to financing,
technological and business development services,
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