Once reasonably satisfied that the resources needed to implement the plan are in place, implementation may proceed (Step 3).

  • A. Develop detailed Work plan and timeline
    • detailed work plans noting costs, responsibilities and tasks (including monitoring)
    • develop timelines
  • B. Develop & refine the project budget
    • Project budget
    • Potential funding sources identified
    • Funding proposals developed & submitted
    • Financial resources obtained
    • Review plan as needed depending on constraints
  • C. Implementation
    • carry out actions and monitoring
    • document and record activities and monitoring

Depending on capacity, implementation may start out small, just starting with ‘no regret’ actions as further information is garnered to bolster confidence in planned strategies.

Monitoring also begins immediately, helping to set teams up for the next step: analyzing outputs, outcomes and impacts to better aim action (Step 4) and share learnings (Step 5).

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