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Danish Case Study - LAG Operations Database for the monitoring and evaluation of LEAder/clld

This factcheet explores the PROMIS – Project Result Oriented Management Information System. PROMIS is an integrated web-based solution, which helps to: (1) manage the application and selection process of LEADER/CLLD supported projects and (2) carry out the monitoring and evaluation of LEADER at two levels: RDP and LAG. This factsheet further highlights potential strengths and weaknesses of LAG Operations Databases. 


In order to explore the Member States’s approaches on HNV farming in the new programming period the European Evaluation Heldpesk for Rural Development has (1) carried out an HNV survey in May-July 2016 and (2) organised an HNV Good Practice Workshop in June 2016, which provided a platform for representatives of DG Agri, Member States and HNV practitioners to discuss examples of good practices in identifying, monitoring and assessing HNV farming. This Working Document highlights the outcomes of this survey and the conclusions from the Good Practice Workshop organised in Bonn, Germany. 


This factsheet presents the main challenges for evaluating the contributions of the two most important sub-measures of the agri-environmental scheme (i.e. integrated and organic production) for GHG emissions.


This factsheet draws attention to a new targeted and cost-effective concept for HNV monitoring in Germany, which has been developed by the Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) in cooperation with private consultants.


This factsheet highlights the HNV map for Denmark developed by the Danish Centre for Environment and Energy at Aarhus University


The Guidelines: Assessment of RDP Results: How to Prepare for Reporting on Evaluation in 2017, is a non-binding document, which serves to complement the legal requirements relating to the AIR submitted in 2017. The document leads stakeholders through the phases of planning, preparing, conducting and reporting on evaluation for the AIRs to be submitted in 2017.

This working document compiles a selection of evaluation-related queries raised by the Member States in the period from January 2015 to September 2016. The topics covered within: (1) Ex post evaluation of RDPs 2007-2013, (2) Evaluation Plan, (3) Governance of evaluation, (4) Assessment of RDP effects, (5) Evaluation Questions, (6) Indicators, (7) Evaluation of LEADER/CLLD, (8) Evaluation of National Rural Networks and (9) Annual Implementation Reports.

While topic no. 1 refers to the last programming period, all other topics relate to the programming period 2014-2020. Answers were prepared by the European Evaluation Helpdesk for Rural Development in collaboration with the responsible Commission services.

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The conceptual framework of LEADER/CLLD evaluation


The Guidelines: Evaluation of National Rural Networks 2014-2020 is a non-binding document, which serves to complement the legal requirements relating to NRN evaluations. The document clarifies the common elements related to NRN evaluations and gives a wider set of recommendations on how to formulate and manage NRN evaluations, both as a stand-alone exercise and as a part of RDP evaluations.