Logframe planning
Logframe planning

Start this free course now. Just create an account and sign in. Enrol and complete the course for a free statement of participation or digital badge if available.

Free course

Logframe planning

2.4 Purpose (i)

Now move on to consider the project purpose.

A useful way of thinking about the project purpose is to try to identify the changes which it is hoped the project will bring about.

Activity 5

Try doing this now by filling in the boxes to describe the difference between the situation at the start of the project and what is hoped for at the end.

Try to focus on qualitative changes at this stage. This means not using numerical values to describe changes and also avoiding words which imply quantitative changes such as 'more', 'less', 'increased' and 'decreased'.

I have filled in the first box for you. There is space to describe three changes brought about by the project. But you don't have to fill in all the boxes if you feel they are not needed to describe the purpose of the project.

When you have finished take a look at my answers and see how they compare with yours.

Active content not displayed. This content requires JavaScript to be enabled.
Interactive feature not available in single page view (see it in standard view).

Answer

My answer focuses on two changes: the management of the forest by the Laggan Forest Initiative, and the provision of local employment.

In the first box, I decided on the words 'managed by the Laggan Forest Initiative' rather than 'managed by the community'.

The video makes it clear that most people in the community are not directly involved in the activities of the Laggan Forest Initiative, which is run by the Volunteer Committee.

By talking about 'community management' I would be in danger of glossing over the differences and possible tensions that might arise between the committee and members of the wider community.

Skip Your course resources
TU870_2

Take your learning further371

Making the decision to study can be a big step, which is why you'll want a trusted University. The Open University has 50 years’ experience delivering flexible learning and 170,000 students are studying with us right now. Take a look at all Open University courses372.

If you are new to university level study, we offer two introductory routes to our qualifications. Find out Where to take your learning next?373 You could either choose to start with an Access courses374or an open box module, which allows you to count your previous learning towards an Open University qualification.

Not ready for University study then browse over 1000 free courses on OpenLearn375 and sign up to our newsletter376 to hear about new free courses as they are released.

Every year, thousands of students decide to study with The Open University. With over 120 qualifications, we’ve got the right course for you.

Request an Open University prospectus371