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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
French Development Agency
Institutional Strengthening and Capacity Enhancement Project for the Can Tho City Development Investment Fund (CADIF) and the Da Nang City Development Investment Fund (DDIF) (2013-2015)
CADIF and DDIF are local financing agencies for investments in local urban infrastructure projects in both cities. This project aims to enhance their capacities by improving their project management skills, standardising their institutional development procedures (balance sheet management, financial analysis and management, debts supervision and appraisal, socio-environmental risk management, etc), and bringing international expertise to key sectoral projects (water supply, wastewater treatment and drainage, solid waste treatment, urban transport, energy, health, education, urban upgrading and social housing).
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.
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.
Capacity building in the protection of intellectual property rights (2007-2009)
The objective of the project is to improve the industrial and intellectual property framework in BiH to meet the “TRIPS-plus” requirements, which will contribute to fulfilling WTO and Stabilisation and Association Agreement conditions as well as those of CEFTA 2006. The project supports the development of the BiH IP Institute’s institutional capacity so that it can ensure the conduct of all its necessary functions, the strengthening of the industrial and intellectual property legal framework in conformity with TRIPS-plus, and the application of legislation on intellectual and industrial property.
Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Chad, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea
Combating counterfeiting in the CEMAC (Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa) region (2007)
Diagnostic study within the framework of the implementation of concerted and harmonised policies and strategies to combat counterfeiting in the CEMAC region. The study consisted in providing information on the regional situation on counterfeiting, examining the legal and regulatory measures to combat counterfeiting, and evaluating the capacities of the institutions in charge in this field.
Non-tariff Barriers to Trade and Development of Competition (2006-2007)
The objective of the mission was: (i) to develop and enhance the legal and institutional framework on non-tariff barriers to trade and enable the implementation of the country’s trade policy; (ii) to identify the economic impact of Kazakhstan’s involvement in regional trade organisations and the regional integration process (Single Economic Space, Customs Union, Free Trade Area, etc).
Mid-term technical evaluation of the Support Programme for the Implementation of the Association Agreement (SPIAA) - 1st phase (2006)
Evaluation of the progress of the Support Programme for the Implementation of the Association Agreement (AA) between the EU and Morocco aiming to support the Moroccan administration's efforts to ensure the implementation of all components of the AA, by providing it with the expertise, technical assistance and working tools necessary to fulfil the objectives and satisfy the obligations set out in the AA.
Support for the implementation of the Partnership and Co-operation Agreement (PCA) between the EU and Azerbaijan Phase III (2006-2008)
Support for the implementation of the Partnership and Co-operation Agreement (PCA) between the EU and Azerbaijan, Phase III. Technical assistance for the PCA’s implementation: building capacity within the administration to identify priority sectors for the implementation of the trade, economic and commercial provisions of the PCA; assisting with legislative and administrative reforms and with approximation with EU legislation in the PCA fields; and assisting with accession to the WTO.
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