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Terminal Evaluation of the National Grasslands Biodiversity Programme project
Commissioning Unit: South Africa
Evaluation Plan: 2013-2020
Evaluation Type: Project
Completion Date: 08/2014
Unit Responsible for providing Management Response: South Africa
Documents Related to overall Management Response:
1. Recommendation: There is a need for additional scope to make more learning opportunities for the Grasslands Team by linking it to scholarship
Management Response: [Added: 2015/04/19] [Last Updated: 2015/04/20]

Make additional resources to enable the Grassland Team to meet once or twice with a few selected scholars, with the product of this being five to ten peer reviewed articles or perhaps a book on the project published by a recognised academic publisher (e.g. Earthscan).

Key Actions:

2. Recommendation: Inadequate opportunities for biodiversity enhancement on private land due the complexities associated with part of this project be targeted at communal land
Management Response: [Added: 2015/04/19] [Last Updated: 2015/04/20]

Treat communal land as a main challenge for political and equity reasons, but not at the expense of the low hanging fruit of conservation on private land

Key Actions:

3. Recommendation: Lack of simplicity with regard to the structure of Pro-Docs, PIRs and other project administration paperwork to serve the single objective of project planning, performance accountability and learning
Management Response: [Added: 2015/04/19] [Last Updated: 2015/04/20]

Use the Logical Framework Approach as a tool for performance control, learning, stakeholder engagement, and accountability

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4. Recommendation: Inadequate designing and using mainstreaming projects as learning tools.
Management Response: [Added: 2015/04/19] [Last Updated: 2015/04/20]

Develop learning circles between the people implementing GEF mainstreaming projects on the ground

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