The project, “Development of National Action Plan for ASGM in the Co-operative Republic of Guyana” (NAP Guyana) aims to assist Guyana to determine a strategy for the reduction, and where feasible, elimination of the use of mercury and mercury compounds in, and the emissions and releases to the environment of mercury from ASGM activities in the country. This will include activities to raise national awareness on the Minamata Convention and build initial national capacity for the implementation of the National Action Plan for the ASGM sector and the Minamata Convention in alignment with the country’s proposed  10-year phased reduction plan.

The BCRC-Caribbean, in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources, Co-operative Republic of Guyana,  is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified professional to act as National Research Assistant to provide technical and administrative support to the Project Committee.

Deadline for proposal submission: 6:00 pm (GMT -4) on August 19, 2019

Who can apply: Open to Guyana nationals.

Terms of Reference: National Research Assistant