2019 Enhanced Annual Implementation Report of Wales Rural Development Programme 2014-2020
Working with Agra CEAS Consulting and ADAS, Wavehill have been commissioned by the Welsh Government to produce the Enhanced Annual Implementation Report (EAIR) of Wales Rural Development Programme (WRDP). The aim is to take stock of the results and achievements of the WRDP 2014-2020 to date. Managing Authorities must produce a series of AIRs which provide information about the implementation of the RDP as well as the evaluation plan. The Enhanced AIR is a new requirement for the 2014-2020 programming period and must be completed as a requirement of EU funding; it replaces the use of mid-term evaluations in the previous two programming periods and aims to be a more efficient approach to understanding the effects of RDPs during their continuing implementation. Wavehill are leading on the assessment of activities relating to Priority 6 of the WRDP (promoting social inclusion, poverty reduction and economic development in rural areas) which includes the LEADER programme. are undertaking this evaluation on behalf of the Welsh Government.