The project works through the distribution of better quality seeds and small plants, agricultural mechanization, veterinary assistance, and the formation of cooperatives. Other initiatives aimed at local development include professional training for young people and solutions to facilitate access to microcredit for the agricultural cooperatives and small businesses.


In Tunisia, eni has continued to invest in the Titan project, which is aimed at supporting the development of tourism and the agricultural system in the Tatauine region. Since 2013, eni has promoted activities aimed at innovating agricultural processes with the objective of developing pilot projects related to the transformation of local agricultural products and the development of local cultivation activities, with a focus on those performed by women in the communities.

Table: Green River Project

Green River Project




Innovation in the agricultural sector

  • Introduction of new techniques for the production of banana flour (registered by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control-NAFDAC), for fishing and farming

Strengthening of communities and development of small businesses

  • 3 communities joined the GRP in addition to the 22 already involved (amounting to a total of 25 communities)
  • 5 cooperatives in addition to the 35 already in existence (amounting to a total of 40 cooperatives)
  • the 15% increase in small businesses in 80 local communities bears witness to the company’s commitment to support microcredit and small business development programmes

Professional training

  • 548 people trained (20% women)
  • Professional training in sectors useful to the community, including food security and IT


In Iraq, the Rural Support Project, which supports agricultural companies and communities in the area of the Zubair deposit has come to completion. The programme, which was implemented in collaboration with Zubair’s Department of Agriculture and the Farmers Association and under the supervision of the local authorities, involved 165 companies during the 2012-2013 season.

In Tunisia, the Titan project aims to support the development of tourism and the agricultural system.

In Iraq the agricultural project involves