This handbook is for LAGs and FLAGs funded from one or several of the four ESI Funds as well as external evaluators carrying out LAG evaluations. It aims to provide easy-to-use tools and methods, along with examples from different LAGs and FLAGs, that can serve as guidance and inspiration for evaluating CLLD.
Evaluation is a compulsory component of CLLD. However, the time spent evaluating and reflecting on a LAG’s contribution to its community is invaluable for a range of reasons:
The learning that comes from assessing one’s work is fundamental to optimising the use of public funding and improving the potential of CLLD to bring tangible and positive change to local communities.
The handbook is organised into four chapters:
It can be downloaded in multiple languages below.