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Development of two good practice guidelines for the Global Research Alliance


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RFx ID : 18975919
Tender Name : Development of two good practice guidelines for the Global Research Alliance
Reference # : RFPGRA2017b2
Open Date : Friday, 1 September 2017 9:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date : Friday, 29 September 2017 4:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : On behalf of procurement agent  [?]
Categories :
  • 70131700 - Land and soil management
  • New Zealand
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Sinead Leahy
06 351 8334
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  : AgResearch, Dairy Farm Road, Private Bag 11008, Palmerston North 4442
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

MPI seeks to procure two projects to deliver good practice guidelines to support and extend the work of the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (GRA), specifically its Livestock Research Group. The projects are:
1. “Updating the Nitrous Oxide Chamber Methodology Guidelines”
2. “Updating and extending guidelines on methodologies for measuring enteric methane”

The expected outcomes at the end of these projects are:
 Project 1: Revision and extension of the existing GRA ‘Nitrous Oxide Chamber Methodology Guidelines’ (2015) to include more thorough analysis of the sources of variability associated with nitrous oxide (N2O); guidance on deciding the best flux measurement method for a given situation; guidance on backfilling missing N2O measurements; and a new chapter on N2O modelling
 Project 2: Revision and update of the existing ‘Guidelines for use of sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) tracer technique to measure enteric methane emissions from ruminants’ (2014); and development of a manual on new methodologies for measuring enteric methane.

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