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Countryside Stewardship Fund Phase 2 - LM0479

Countryside Stewardship Facilitation Fund - Evaluation of Phase 2 Facilitation Fund groups using the methodologies developed under related project LM0473 from 2017/18.
1) To review and test the proposed monitoring and evaluation framework and indicators developed in the draft CSFF Monitoring and Evaluation Phase 1 scoping report.
2) To carry out a data collation exercise of all facilitation fund data, to include FF plans, applications, CS priorities, annual and quarterly reports and CS and Agri-Environment scheme agreements and options.
3) To apply the finalised monitoring and evaluation framework to carry out an analysis across of all 98 groups in receipt of CSFF funding, and the CS and Agri-environment scheme applications and agreements resulting from those groups.
4) To carry out a more detailed evaluation and analysis including spatial analysis and mapping on a selection of 26 groups as case studies. The case study selection will be agreed with NE to cover themes such as resource protection. The evaluation will also include an online survey to gather additional social and economic data.
Project Documents
• EVID4 - Final project report : CS Facilitation Fund Phase 2 Case Studies   (18206k)
• EVID4 - Final project report : Evaluation of CS Facilitation Fund Phase 1 FINAL   (4203k)
• FRP - Final Report : CS Facilitation Fund Phase 2 Final Report   (4649k)
• TPS - Two Page Summary : LM0479 - CSFF Phase I & II   (163k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2018

To: 2020

Cost: £95,970
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Social Research              
Social Sciences              
Sustainable Farming and Food