Guidance documents


Step-by-step guide to designing results-based payment schemes

In order to decide if results-based payment structures are appropriate in a particular situation this handbook explains in detail what results-based payments are and provides guidance on where and when they may be appropriate to use. In addition, throughout this handbook various examples are given to guide readers to additional information (Maher et al., 2018).

Download General Guidance Handbook (pdf-file).

Designing and implementing results-based agri-environment schemes 2014-2020

This Guidance Handbook was designed to support the development of results-based agri-environment payment schemes across the EU (Keenleyside et al., 2014).

Download Handbook (pdf-file).