The project, “Development of the 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 Basel Convention Regional Centre-Caribbean (BCRC- Caribbean) in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR), is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified Consultant to compile and finalise the National Action Plan (NAP) Document.

The NAP Consultant will work in close coordination with the BCRC-C, MNR, all project stakeholders, the national working group and the international and national consultants to finalise the National Action Plan Document. The Consultant is also expected to follow the guidance provided by the Minamata Convention, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and International Consultants, as well as, feedback provided from the National Working Group.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: 11:59 pm (GMT -4) on Wednesday 17th March 2021 

APPLICATIONS OPEN ONLY TO GUYANA-BASED CONSULTANTS

The Terms of Reference can be found here: TOR for Consultancy Services to finalise NAP document