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Strategic agrichemical review process (SARP) – updates

Closing date: 18 October 2019

Request for Proposal

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Strategic agrichemical review process (SARP) - updates (MT19008).

The objectives of the services being sought are to assist Hort Innovation update twelve SARP reports that were last updated during 2009-2016 and develop one new SARP report through the process of a desktop audit. The project will:

  • Assess the importance of the diseases, insects and weeds (plant pests) that can affect a horticultural industry
  • Evaluate the availability and effectiveness of fungicides, insecticides and herbicides (pesticides) to control plant pests
  • Determine any gaps in the pest control strategy
  • Identify suitable new or alternative pesticides to address the gaps.

The results of this process will provide the horticulture industries with sound pesticide usage for the future that the industry can pursue for registration with the manufacturer, or minor-use permits with the Australian Pesticide and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA).

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 (you will need to be a member of to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 5.00pm (AEST), 18 October 2019.