Stakeholder Analysis

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Small Grants for Site Support Groups supported by the DGIS/TMF-BirdLife funding scheme Guidelines on Stakeholder analysis Contents 1. How to identify the stakeholders ................................................................................................................. 1 2. Stakeholder analysis.................................................................................................................................... 1 3. The Stakeholder Analysis Report ................................................................................................................ 3 These guidelines are part of a set of five that BirdLife is using to ensure that projects at IBAs have the participation and ownership of local…show more content…
2. Stakeholder analysis The challenge is to take the viewpoints and actions of these specific groups into account. The objectives and interests of the people, social groups or institutions participating in or affected by the project should always be included in planning, through a stakeholder analysis. This step is generally done during the planning workshop, after a thorough analysis of the situation in the field. The objectives of the stakeholder analysis are: to list and characterise the major stakeholders to understand their present and potential roles and responsibilities to understand their interests, fears, problems and potentials to draw conclusions for the planning of the project. List of main stakeholders 1 This step is a simple collection of names of relevant groups. There are often a large number of stakeholders involved. It is therefore highly recommended to cluster stakeholders into homogeneous groups with similar characteristics, problems and interests. On the other hand, great care should be taken not to lump different groups together. Even “conservation groups” for example may not be sufficiently differentiated category - each conservation organisation within such a grouping may well have its own particular perspective on an issue. Always refer back to the project idea to check whether a group is really a major stakeholder or not. This will often become an iterative process -
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