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Pathway to carbon-neutral - life cycle analysis (LCA) in almond orchards

Closing date: 25 May 2022

Request for Proposal

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project:  Pathway to carbon-neutral - life cycle analysis (LCA) in almond orchards (AL20005).

The objectives of the services being sought are to:

  • Provide a Life Cycle Assessment to define the almond industry greenhouse gas emission (GHGE) footprint and potential pathway to optimise reduction of GHGE.
  • Support the Australian almond industry to communicate the environmental impact for each life cycle component and develop future targets for environmental sustainability.
  • Provide growers with an understanding on the potential to improve the sustainability of their businesses.
  • Allow industry to identify the area of greatest return and value of progressing an application to develop approved offset methods and/or where further research is required to obtain the information needed to develop approved Carbon Market methods through the Commonwealth Government.

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 3.00pm (AEST), 25 May 2022.