project goals

Synonyms

overall project objective, intervention goals

Definition

A project goal is a broad statement of a desired, usually longer-term, outcome of a program/intervention. Goals express general program/intervention intentions and help guide the development of a program/intervention. Each goal has a set of related, specific objectives that, if met, will collectively permit the achievement of the stated goal. (Glossary Monitoring and Evaluation Terms; MERG Monitoring & Evaluation Reference Group and UNAIDS)