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Evaluation is a systematic determination of a subject's merit, worth and significance, using criteria governed by a set of standards. It can assist an organization, program, project or any other intervention or initiative to assess any aim, realisable concept/proposal, or any alternative, to help in decision-making; or to ascertain the degree of achievement or value in regard to the aim and objectives and results of any such action that has been complete.

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World Bank (2010). Tools and Approaches to Review Existing Regulations. Washington DC. (20 November 2013)


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Titel Type of practice Updated date
An evaluation of the environmental impact assessment system in Vietnam: The gap between theory and practice Publication 2013-03-26 15:08
An evaluation of the quality of impact assessment in the European Union with lessons for the U.S. and the EU” Publication 2013-03-26 14:49
Assessment of Policy Interrelationships and Impacts on Sustainability in Europe - The APRAISE 3E method Project 2014-02-19 11:29
Bio-resource evaluation within agri-environmental assessment tools in different European countries Publication 2013-03-26 13:03
Evaluation of approaches to integrating sustainability into Community policies - Final Report for the Secretariat General of the European Commission Publication 2013-03-26 14:54
Ex post environmental evaluation of agri-environment schemes using experts' judgements and multicriteria analysis Publication 2013-03-26 16:04
Expost evaluation: a more effective role for scientific assessments in environmental policy Publication 2013-12-11 09:50
Farm sustainability evaluation: methodology and practice Publication 2013-03-26 12:03
Sustainable development evaluations in Europe: market analysis, meta evaluation and future challenges Publication 2013-12-11 10:07
The evaluation of rural development policy in the EU Publication 2013-03-26 13:05
The sustainability of irrigated agricultural systems under the Water Framework Directive: first results Publication 2013-03-26 12:32
Towards an enhanced evaluation of european rural development policy – reflections on United Kingdom experience Publication 2013-03-26 15:17

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