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- - Joined February 25, 2021
Main Expertise
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Other expertise
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Highest Educational Qualification
Doctorate or higher
Biographical Info
George Ortsin is a natural resource management practitioner with a doctorate degree in Project Management. He has over 30 years of experience in community and international project management circular economy and environmental resource auditing. He is the National Programme Coordinator for the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme since 2004 in Ghana and has focused on supporting community and smallholder farmers’ investment in innovative climate smart agroecology, promoted knowledge exchange and encourage cross country replication of the good practices in circular economy, the remediation of degraded mining areas, promotion of community investments in alternative livelihoods enterprises in the GEF focal areas. He is also involved in research and practical training programmes for natural resource practitioners, rural community resource managers, government institutions in the natural resource sector and non-governmental/community based organisations involve in environmental resource management plastic waste management and facilitating artisanal and small scale miners training in alternative gold processing technologies that reduce mercury use, emissions and releases.