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The National Institute for Environment and Development in Suriname (NIMOS) in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are engaged in the multi-year project Improving Environmental Management in the Mining Sector of Suriname, with Emphasis on Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining (EMSAGS).
The EMSAGS project aims to improve environmental management in the mining sector of Suriname, with the emphasis on artisanal and small-scale gold mining as the biggest cause of deforestation in Suriname. The project is funded by, among others, the GEF through the UNDP and implementation is jointly in the hands of the Ministry of Natural Resources and NIMOS.

The EMSAGS project invites applications for the following position:
Indigenous and Tribal People Stakeholder Engagement Specialist.

This position is only open to national consultants. The Terms of Reference can be downloaded below.


Interested candidates who meet the criteria mentioned in the Terms of Reference can send their technical- and financial proposal by email, no later than May 24, 2021 at 16:00 hrs. Suriname time to info-EMSAGS@nimos.org. The subject title of the email should read: “Proposal for ITPS Engagement Specialist EMSAGS Project”.

The submission letter should be addressed to:
National Institute for Environment and Development in Suriname (NIMOS)
Attn. Project Manager EMSAGS project
Mr. Jaggernath Lachmonstraat 93

Only applications that meet the requirements as specified in the ToR will be considered

Did you know you can request one or more of our EIA guidelines for free? To do this please click on the form below.

Wist u dat u gratis één of meer van onze MEA richtlijnen kunt aanvragen? Voor de aanvraag klikt u op het formulier hieronder.

EIA Guideline Request/ MEA Richtlijn Aanvraag

dijkveld & sir winston churchillweg survey

NIMOS is conducting a survey regarding environmental complaints coming from the Industrial Activities in the Dijkveld and Sir Winston Churchillweg areas. If you live in the abovementioned area and want to take part in the survey, please click on the survey form below.

Het NIMOS voert een survey uit met betrekking tot Milieuklachten afkomstig van Industriele Activiteiten in de gebieden van Dijkveld en Sir Winston Churchillweg. Indien u in het bovenstaand gebied woonachtig bent en wilt meedoen aan de survey, klikt u op het formulier hieronder.

Survey form / Survey formulier

Impact Assessment

A process of identifying, predicting, and evaluating the likely environmental, socioeconomic, cultural and other impacts of a proposed project.

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Environmental Framework Act

Environmental management and protection is a primary task of the government. Article 6g of the Constitution provides that the State will create and promote conditions which are necessary for the protection of nature and the preservation of the ecological balance. 

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Phasing out Mercury usage

The aim of this project is to formulate a national action plan to enable the government to determine national requirements, needs, goals and schemes to limit the use of mercury (Hg) in the small-scale gold mining sector (ASGM) and processing or stop.

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EIA Repository

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In this repository you can download EIA studies for public comments. Please visit this website for more information.


Environmental Complaints

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