environmental indicators for monitoring and evaluation of the Structural Funds

When it was published (1998), indicators for monitoring and evaluation of structural funds were realizable: indicators of financial performance indicators of physical implementation (transformed surface, km construidos, etc.), making it impossible to understand its impact on the environment. The purpose of this manual is to contribute to the design of impact indicators, ie qualitative indicators in relation to the objectives of environmental policy.





  • the implementation of the proposed indicators is feasible and simple.
  • For adaptation of indicators for each program it is necessary to improve the formulation of environmental objectives of the program.
  • Environmental authorities must improve and maintain updated regional environmental statistics.
  • The need to integrate environmental indicators from the start in programming.