The effect of the project/ programme on its wider environment, and its contribution to the wider sectoral objectives summarised in the project's/ programme Overall Objectives.
A change to the environment, whether adverse or beneficial, wholly or partially resulting from an organization's activities, products or services.
a change in the values or resources attributable to a human activity
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long-term and sustainable change resulting from an activity
A project's impacts consist of: all changes that the project causes to the environment; all changes that the environment causes to the project; and all cumulative impacts to which the project contributes. Impacts of the Regional Plan are defined in terms of the difference between the future-with-Plan (FW) situation in 2015 and the future-without-plan (FWO) situation in 2015.
The changes in the lives of rural people, as perceived by them and their partners at the time of evaluation, plus sustainability-enhancing change in their environment to which the project has contributed. Changes can be positive or negative, intended or unintended. In the logframe terminology these "perceived changes in the lives of the people" may correspond either to the purpose level or to the goal level of a project intervention.
A change in the status (e.g., health, standard of living) of individuals, families, or communities as a result of a program, project, or activity. For example, the impact of an immunization program might be the reduction in infant mortality by 15 percent.
Any change to an ecosysten either natural or made by humans, either harmful or beneficial.
Impact is the change in state (intended or unintended) that is wholly attributable to a specific government intervention or group of interventions.- How will we know that the intervention has made a difference
The change, effect or benefit that results from the services or activities on a wider society than its direct users. It is often long term, broad and sustainable and can include affecting policy decisions at government level.
Any change to the environment, whether adverse or beneficial, wholly or partially resulting from an aspect of a businessâ€(tm) activities, products or services.
Direct or indirect changes in the existing situation, whether beneficial or adverse, planned or unplanned, resulting from a specific act or series of acts.