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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
Review of the feasibility study of an ammonium nitrate project (2010)
Review of the technical aspects of the feasibility study of an Ammonium-Nitrate Production Plant, capacity 200 000 t/year, located in the Phu My industrial park (southern Vietnam). The foreseen production is based on the UHDE process.
Mid-term evaluation of the EU-China Social Security Reform Cooperation Project (2009)
The objective of the mid-term evaluation was to check the achievements of the EU-China Social Security Reform Cooperation Project that aimed to support the transition to a sustainable social security system in China guaranteeing accessible, adequate and affordable social security benefits to all Chinese citizens. It consisted of two components:
Component 1: Social Security Policy Development,
Component 2: Social Security Systems and Administration.
Institutional Support to Vietnam (2006-2009)
The overall objectives of the Institutional Support Project (ISP) to Vietnam are to support ongoing reforms towards transparent and accountable governance based on the rule of law, thus contributing to the implementation of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy.
The specific objectives of the project are to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the legislative, legal and judicial institutions of Vietnam, in particular to satisfy conditions for international integration (e.g. WTO accession) and transition to a market economy.
Efficiency Improvement and Connectivity Strengthening in the Archipelagic Southeast Asia Project (Energy Component) (2008-2009)
The interconnection of the West Kalimantan and Sarawak segment should entail the construction of a 275-kV power transmission line over a distance of about 200km, The Consultant will:
- Review the existing Trans-Borneo Power Grid Development and Energy Trading Study (Fichtner 2004);
- Finalise the basic design of the interconnection grid and review the technical, economic, financial, organizational, regulatory and legal aspects (the study should cover the period 2008-2020);
- Prepare the prequalification and bidding documents for the transmission line, substations and all required equipment for the synchronisation and operation of the Trans-Borneo Power Grid.
French Development Agency
Feasibility study of capacity building project for the Bolovens Plateau coffee value chain (2009)
The Project’s goal is to sustainably increase the capacities of Lao coffee value chain actors, particularly small-scale producers, in order to improve conditions (volume, quality and listing) of coffee commercialisation and ensure a better distribution of value added along the value chain.
Consultancy Services for Petroleum Refining and Marketing (2010-2011)
The main tasks ensured by SOFRECO within the framework of the project for the strengthening of the Hydrocarbon Unit in the Energy and Mineral Resources Division of the Ministry of Power are:
- Comprehensive review of the downstream petroleum sector of Bangladesh
- Suggestions and recommendations so as to improve the efficiency of the downstream sector
- Assistance in developing a petroleum database.
Estimation of the investment cost of the Lao Cai Steel Plant project (2009)
Estimation of the investment cost of the Lao Cai steel plant project including: storage and handling, a sintering plant (capacity 860 000t/year), a blast furnace (capacity 530 000 t/year), a steel plant (continuous casting, capacity 500 000 t/year), auxiliary equipment (including the production of oxygen and nitrogen, capacity 10 000 m3/h), and a supply plant 110 kV/10kV/100 MVA.
Promoting Private Sector Participation in the Power Sector (2008-2010)
Develop and assist in the implementation of a competitive bidding framework designed to introduce a comprehensive PSP system for hydro-power development.