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


Western Africa

Selected references
Côte d'Ivoire
European Union
Technical assistance in support of the implementation of the project to support competitiveness and regional integration (PACIR2) (2019-2022)
The overall objective is to help improve the competitiveness of the private sector and its production, processing and export capacities, to encourage Côte d’Ivoire’s integration in regional and global trade.
Senegal
European Union
Assistance with social project management of information, education and communication (IEC) services for the sanitation and restructuring project in the districts of Hann and Petit Mbao (2014-2018)
The overall objective of the sanitation and urban restructuring project in Hann and Petit Mbao is to help improve the living conditions of underprivileged populations in the districts of Hann Village and Petit Mbao in Dakar. The IEC component will raise the awareness, understanding and willingness of stakeholders to become more involved in implementation and take ownership of the infrastructures developed in order to ensure their maintenance. The activities to be carried out can be grouped into four missions:
- Diagnosis and proposal of the intervention’s approach (communication methods and procedures);
- Design and implementation of the IEC programme;
- Training plan for the capacity building of the district hall and labour intensive programme teams;
- Monitoring of the quality of use and maintenance of the structures developed (sanitation networks, roads, public spaces and green areas, and public solar lighting networks).
Senegal
Millennium Challenge Corporation
Design services, preparation of tender documents and supervision of works for the high voltage power transmission project (2021-2026)
The MCA - Senegal II Transmission Network Modernisation and Reinforcement Project (Transmission Project), for the benefit of SENELEC, will result in the construction of 16 km of 225 kV submarine cables, 31 km of 225 kV underground cables and 2 new 225 kV substations, as well as the installation of 5 new 80 MVA transformers.
Within the framework of this project, the Consultant is in charge of the following activities:
- Carrying out detailed designs and environmental and social impact assessments (ESIA);
- Preparation of Resettlement Action Plans (RAP) in accordance with the Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF);
- Economic and financial analysis and assistance to MCA - Senegal II in defining the monitoring and evaluation framework;
- Preparation of tender documents (including environmental, social and health and safety clauses) for the construction works and implementation of the RAP;
- Assistance in the procurement and hiring of contractors;
- Construction supervision.
Liberia
European Union
Technical assistance to the Liberia Electricity Regulatory Commission (LERC) and Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) (2020-2022)
Capacity building and institutional support to the Department of Energy (DOE), under the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME), and to the newly created Liberia Electricity Regulatory Commission (LERC) for better management and liberalisation of the electricity sector.
Burkina Faso
World Bank
Preparation and adoption of a general guide for the control and monitoring of mining activities for the Ministry of Mines and Quarries (2020-2021)
The specific objectives of the mission are to:
- diagnose the existing monitoring and control mechanisms;
- sequence the monitoring and control actions by structure;
- propose an efficient and unifying approach to the various monitoring and control actions;
- have an operational guide to control by subject and by mining activity structure;
- have a priority action plan for the inspection of industrial mines.
Senegal
Others
Participatory evaluation of the capacities of the actors involved in implementing the sectoral programmes of the third Senegal-Luxembourg Indicative Programme for Cooperation (2013-2014)
The general objectives of the evaluation are to:
- Evaluate the accounting and financial planning, implementation, reporting/M&E and budget control capacities of the national partner institutions in the implementation of PIC III sectoral programmes;
- Evaluate the contracting capacities of the institutions in charge of public procurement and financing agreements with state partner organisations.
Senegal
French Development Agency
Assistance on project management for the integration of renewable energy (SENELEC) (2020-2023)
SOFRECO is providing technical assistance to Senelec on the “Project for the strengthening and modernisation of the Senelec network for the integration of renewable energy” financed by the AFD and the EU. This technical assistance consists of support on the entire programme, on procurement and on the coordination, supervision and management of contracts. These contracts for services and works relate to the programme’s three components: generation (battery storage systems), networks (transmission and distribution) and smart grids.
multi western africa
National - Local
Formulation of the ECOWAS regional infrastructure development plan (2015-2020)
SOFRECO is assisting ECOWAS to prepare and update a long-term regional infrastructure development master plan in the sectors of energy, transport, cross-border water resources and communication technologies.
Synchronised sector plans are to be developed taking account of the current PIDA-PAP (Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa - Priority Action Plan) and other projects determined by the diagnostic study.
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