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New varieties for Australian banana growers

Closing date: 30 September 2021

Request for Proposal

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: New varieties for Australian banana growers (BA21002).

The objectives of the services being sought are to:

  • Identify, access, and evaluate new banana varieties from international breeding programs with superior agronomic performance, resistance to priority diseases, and enhanced product quality under Australian growing environments.
  • Support the maintenance of a collection of diverse banana varieties for the Australian banana industry.
  • Foster strong international partnerships, including creating new opportunities for the development of new cavendish varieties for Australian growers.
  • Develop data packages to communicate the performance of new banana varieties to Australian growers.

Hort Innovation has prepared a Request for Proposal (RFP) document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties.

The RFP may be downloaded from www.tenders.net (you will need to be a member of tenders.net to access this information).

The closing date for responses is, 5:00 PM (AEST) 30 September 2021.