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Biological Resource Management (BRM) Programme Area

This Program Area is responsible for the implementation of the mandate which stipulates the protection and conservation of Biological Resource; and promotes sustainable development in Guyana.

The following are specific functions of the BRM with respect to the implementation of its mandate:

1.    To coordinate and support programmes for implementation of the national biodiversity strategy and action plan;
2.    To coordinate and support programmes for the effective regulation of coastal, marine and freshwater biological resources;
3.    To support the environmental authorisation process of development activities for the protection and conservation of biodiversity;
4.    To coordinate and support programmes, to achieve national obligations to the Convention of Biological Diversity and its protocols;
5.    To coordinate and support programme(s) that promotes assessments of biological resources;
6.    To manage system(s) for the collection and sharing of biological resources information;
7.    To support communication, education and public awareness programmes for the protection, conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.


More specifically the BRM is involved in the following activities as it pertains to the above stated functions:


Environmental Protection Agency




In exercise of the functions conferred by Part II, s. 4(3)(a) and s. 11(4) of the Environmental Protection Act Cap. 20:05, Laws of Guyana, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hereby invites Applications for the registration of Environmental Consultants (Individuals and/or Organisations) for the period 2019/2020.

Interested and qualified persons must complete and submit an application with supporting documents with payment of an administrative processing fee of $20.00 USD or equivalent in Guyana Dollars at the existing Scotia Bank rate of exchange on the day of the transaction. The EPA reserves the right to review and/or amend the registration fee in consideration of any changes in fee structure as determined by the Agency.

Please be advised in keeping with the Environmental Protection Act, the Agency will review and determine those Applicants suitably qualified and experienced in conducting Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs).

Application forms may be obtained from the Agency’s Website or uplifted at the address mentioned below.

Applications must be submitted to Ms. Candacie Brower-Thompson, Senior Environmental Officer, EPA Office.

Click here to download registration form.

Contact us at:

Environmental Protection Agency
Ganges Street,
Greater Georgetown.
Tel: 225-5467/5471/6044/6048 Fax: 225-5481 Website: