The Government of Republic of Guiné Bissau and Eni signed a Memorandum of Intent (MoI) to explore potential areas of collaboration in the areas of exploration, nature- and technology-based climate solutions, agriculture, sustainability, and health.
This Memorandum aims to evaluate solutions to promote sustainable growth in the environmental field and to support the development of local communities. In particular, initiatives in forest protection and sustainable land management, as well as in agriculture and agri-feedstock from agricultural residues, will be evaluated.
Other areas of collaboration include the evaluation of exploration potential of the country’s offshore area.
With regards to health, the Government of Guiné Bissau and Eni have already identified a joint initiative to strengthen the emergency and intensive care services; a first batch of essential medical equipment was delivered to the Ministry of Health. Furthermore Eni Foundation – Eni’s arm dedicated to health initiatives – is conducting a feasibility study to support the actions of the Ministry of Health on improving maternal and child health in Guinea Bissau.
The MoI is alligned with the Guiné Bissau’s Government priority to invest in health, education, infrastructure and agriculture as well as with Eni’s commitment to just transition in African countries.