4.7 Formulating indicators (vi)
When you think about how to find out about your indicator, very often you can choose between a direct measure and finding out about stakeholder opinion.
What do you think would be the alternatives for your final two indicators?
The implementation of the management plan is a complex process which might be difficult to measure using a single quantitative indicator.
In such cases, expert opinion - in this case the opinion of Forestry Commission experts - is often a good way to find out about the indicator.
Similarly business confidence can be used as a measure of economic viability, although in this case a more direct measure of economic variables could also be used.
Now have a go at completing the indicator set and means of verification for the project purpose.
You can also change the indicators if they don't fit in with your ideas about the project.
When you have finished you can copy your indicators and means of verification to your saveable logframe.
If you have time, you can also have a go at formulating the indicators and means of verification for one or more of your project outputs, which follows the same procedure as for the project purpose.