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Practical Tools for NRN Self-Assessment

Existing Tools Used by NRNs for Self-Assessment

This section of the Toolkit includes a range of practical self-assessment tools that are already being used by NRNs. Please click on the ‘+’ to expand each section of the table below.

Financial Monitoring and Reporting Tools

Examples of NRN Intervention Logic

Self-Assessment/Evaluation Questions and Judgement Criteria

Output and Result Indicators

Examples of Feedback Forms used for NRN Activities

Stakeholder Surveys

Network Diagrams/Charts

Evaluation Manuals

Examples of Self-Assessment Approaches

Examples of ToRs for external evaluators

The European Evaluation Network for Rural Development provides methodological support for the evaluation of National Rural Network Programmes and National Rural Networks in line with the Common Monitoring and Evaluation Framework.

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Update of the Working Paper on the Evaluation of National Rural Network Programmes, integrating experiences from the mid-term evaluation 2010. Activity to be launched in quarter 3/2011.


Working Paper on the Evaluation of National Rural Network Programme (July 2010) documents the state of play of the envisaged approaches of Germany, Italy, Portugal and Spain for the mid-term-evaluation of their National Rural Network Programmes.

Full document [PDF ].

Working Paper on Capturing impacts of LEADER and of measures to improve Quality of Life in rural areas (July 2010) provides information on LEADER-type self-assessment methods.

Full document [PDF ].

Working Paper on Approaches for assessing the impacts of the Rural Development Programmes in the context of multiple intervening factors (March 2010).

Full document [PDF ].

Interactive version [PDF ]

Newsletter articles on above working papers [PDF ].

Last update: 26/06/2014 | Top