These guidelines focus on the mandatory elements which should be addressed in all the ex ante evaluations. However they should not be seen as exhaustive. There may well be additional issues linked to an individual programme or territory which a Managing Authority may wish to include in order to gain the most from the ex ante exercise. Where this is the case, Managing Authorities are encouraged to expand the scope of the ex ante to meet their specific needs.
The Ex Ante Evaluation 2014-2020 RDPs