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LUCAS Planted Forest Plot Network Field Inventory 2021 to 2030

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RFx ID : 24117095
Tender Name : LUCAS Planted Forest Plot Network Field Inventory 2021 to 2030
Reference # : 1102-01-ROI
Open Date : Monday, 22 March 2021 4:30 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date  : Monday, 19 April 2021 8:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Department/Business Unit : Procurement & Contracting
Tender Type : Registration of Interest (ROI)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 21000000 - Farming and Fishing and Forestry and Wildlife Machinery and Accessories
  • 70000000 - Farming and Fishing and Forestry and Wildlife Contracting Services
  • 77000000 - Environmental Services
  • 81000000 - Engineering and Research and Technology Based Services
Regions:
  • New Zealand
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Procurement
procurement@mfe.govt.nz
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Overview

IMPORTANT - All questions must be submitted electronically by 1:00pm, 07/04/2021 and all Proposals must be submitted electronically by 8:00am 19/04/2021 via the GETS eTender box function. Please refer to the RFP document for information. If any issues arise with uploading your proposal please contact The Ministry for the Environment immediately.

The work required for the LUCAS Planted Forest Plot Network Field Inventory 2021 to 2030 involves the collection of field-based permanent sample plot data across the national LUCAS plot network. A field audit of the inventory measurements will run in parallel. The inventory will occur over a ten year period starting in July 2021 covering two full inventory measurements cycles of five years each. This work contributes directly to New Zealand’s reporting requirements under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

This procurement relates to the delivery of the field measurements for the planted forest inventory which feed into Land-Use, Land Use Change and Forestry chapters of New Zealand’s Greenhouse Gas National Inventory Report. Measurement of the planted forest estate (both pre-1990 and post-1989 forests) has been running as a continuous inventory since 2016. The incumbent supplier has performed the services well however, in accordance with the Government Procurement Rules, we are offering this long term opportunity to the market. Going forward we will continue to run a continuous inventory with annual field measurements to ensure accurate estimates of carbon stocks and carbon stock changes across New Zealand’s planted forest estate. A field audit of the inventory measurements will run in parallel and a Registration of Interest for this service is being offered to the market at the same time as the inventory work although the same supplier will not be considered for both services.