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 artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) activities in the country. This will include activities to raise national awareness on the use of mercury in the ASGM sector and build 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 the following Consultants:

  • National ASGM Inventory Expert/Team Lead
  • Legal and Institutional Capacity Expert
  • Socio-Economic Expert
  • Public Health Strategy Expert

The Consultants will form part of a consortium selected to establish a national overview of the ASGM sector and propose relevant strategies for its management in order to assist the Government of Guyana to develop the NAP in compliance with the Minamata Convention.

Who can apply: Open to Guyana-based Consultants

Click titles below for the Terms of Reference: 

ASGM Inventory Expert/Team Lead (Deadline for proposal Submission: 6:00 pm (GMT -4) on September 5, 2019)

Legal and Institutional Capacity Expert (Deadline for proposal Submission: 6:00 pm (GMT -4) on August 30, 2019)

Socio-economic Expert (Deadline for proposal Submission: 6:00 pm (GMT -4) on September 4, 2019)

Public Health Strategy Expert (Deadline for proposal Submission: 6:00 pm (GMT -4) on September 4, 2019)

Requests for Clarification and the BCRC-Caribbean’s Responses: Clarification Document (updated 20.08.2019)