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A SUPPLY CHAIN APPROACH TO ELIMINATING MERCURY IN GUYANA’S ASGM SECTOR: EL DORADO GOLD JEWELRY – MADE IN GUYANA

Global​ Opportunities for Long-term Development of the ASGM Sector – GEF Gold [Program]

Objective:

Conversion to mercury-free mining by 2025 by directly involving business enterprises with a profit motive for leading the shift in the development of a mercury free ASGM supply chain and downstream El Dorado brand jewelry

GEF Project ID: 9602

Countries: Global

Focal Area: Chemicals and Waste

Approval Date: 10/3/2016

Project Status: Under Implementation

Period: GEF-6

Executing Agency: CI-Guyana Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association and Guyana Geology and Mines Commission

GEF Total Grant: USD $2,652,294

Cofinancing Total: USD $3,136,600

Contact Information:

Project Website: GEF-Secreta​​riat Project Link | A snapshot of COVID-19 and its impact on Guyana’s ASGM sector | GEF GOLD Launch 2019 | CI Planet Gold Year 1 Progress

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