GEF GOLD: Contribution Towards the Elimination of Mercury and Improvement of the Gold Value Chain in the Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining Sector

Expand the elimination of mercury in ASGM operations, facilitate access to finance, and improve the gold supply chain to provide miners in Burkina Faso more direct access to the international market
Financial mechanism
Date of approval
Project approved
Managing organisations
? Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change(MEGECC),
? National Agency for the Supervision of Artisanal and Small-scale Mining under Ministry of Mines (known as ANEEMAS),
? Artisanal Gold Council (AGC)
Implementing organisations
Project ID
GEF project type
Medium size
GEF project phase
GEF - 6
GEF Cofinancing
GEF project grant