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Interest sought for R&D projects in three areas

DATE: 11 April 2005

Interest sought for R&D projects in three areas

Meat & Wool New Zealand is calling for expressions of interest to carry out Research & Development projects, following a review of the current R&D portfolio.

Chief Executive Mark Jeffries said Meat & Wool New Zealand had limited investment available due to its significant investment in multi-year projects in 2004 and 2005.

“We are targeting this new investment in key areas such as environmental management and wool quality,” he said.

Meat & Wool New Zealand seeks Expressions of Interest in the following areas:

- Farm Health – notably in the areas of Animal Welfare and Environmental management

- Wool Products & Quality - Improvements in wool quality. Development of new wool products and new wool processing techniques that enable new products and uses for wool.

- Wool Technical Advice - Provision of technical advice for wool fibre, products, and processing through the national and international wool value chain

Expressions of Interest must be submitted to by 5PM Friday 22nd of April.

Application forms and instructions can be obtained by e-mailing


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