Eni Rovuma Basin signs a Memorandum of Understanding with USAID for the implementation of sustainability projects in Mozambique

Maputo (Mozambique) June 11, 2024 - Eni Rovuma Basin and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to identify areas of cooperation in social initiatives being implemented by the parties in Mozambique that will create positive synergies.


The MoU was signed by the Mozambique Mission Director of USAID, Helen Pataki and ERB Managing Director, Marica Calabrese and will allow the organizations to cooperate in the fields of access to energy, agriculture, economic development and diversification, professional education and vocational training, health, food security and nutrition, water, sanitation, and hygiene.


Managing Director Marica Calabrese stated that, “This partnership will help broaden our outreach considering USAID’s wide breadth of experience in the field. This partnership will further contribute positively towards improving the quality of life of local communities in Mozambique.”


USAID Mission Director noted that, “The MoU signifies our shared commitment to collaborating with the private sector to achieve our shared development objectives. Working together with the private sector and companies such as Eni, we can create more impactful and scalable solutions, fostering economic growth and improving the lives of communities we serve.”



About Eni

Eni has been present in Mozambique since 2006. Between 2011 and 2014, it discovered vast natural gas resources in the Rovuma basin, in the Coral, Mamba Complex, and Agulha reservoirs, with around 2,400 billion cubic meters of gas in place. Eni is the delegated operator of Coral South, the first Project to produce LNG in Mozambique. Since production startup in 2022, Coral South has delivered 60 cargoes of LNG.



The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) leads the U.S. Government’s international development and disaster assistance through partnerships and investments that save lives, reduce poverty, strengthen democratic governance, and help people emerge from humanitarian crises. This year, USAID is celebrating 40 years of partnership in Mozambique. For more information about USAIDs work, visitwww.usaid.gov.

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