Over the course of 2017, with the support of the University of Milan and the Istituto Superiore di Sanità (‘National Institute of Health’, ISS), Eni Foundation completed the feasibility studies for the project and signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Public Health Department of the Ministry of Health and Sport. Eni Foundation have committed to funding and managing the project through to completion. The initiative focus on the townships of Myothit, Magway and Minhla, all of which are located in the Magway region. Eni Foundation has set a number of objectives in the fields of agriculture, water and health. For Agriculture component, the project aim to improve crop productivity and farmers' resilience by supporting the rural advisory service for the promotion of good agricultural practices (GAPs), and to optimise access to irrigation technology in the field of horticultural production and nutritional safety on both at domestic and community level.
At the same time, Eni Foundation aims to support the multi-level management system to collect and systemize the agricultural production, water supply and groundwater data. For Water component, Eni Foundation aims to improve access to water for irrigation and drinking purpose at selected priority sites, with in total of 20 water wells and 11 water ponds. For Health component, Eni Foundation is also committed to: encouraging behavior change in hygiene and maternal & child health, improving service delivery in rural and secondary health centres through special training, providing energy, water facilities, equipment and furniture, supporting the regional health authority training on communicable diseases, providing nutrition and micronutrients for infants suffering from severe acute malnutrition, low birth weight and improve the link between communities and the public health system.