The following methodology for evaluating Business Plan will be applied for all selection criteria below:

Excellent

A comprehensive and strong answer indicating the provider is fully capable and experienced to deliver the required outcomes. A detailed response that directly responds to all requirements with no ambiguity and relevant examples provided.

Good

There are slight concerns that the farmer will not be able to achieve all the outcomes required and response lacked little details of relevant farming experience. A less detailed response that broadly responds to the requirement with some ambiguity and few relevant examples provided.

Adequate

There are concerns that the farmer will not be able to achieve the outcomes required and his response significantly lacks details of relevant farming experience. A less detailed response that broadly responds to the requirement with some ambiguity and no/irrelevant examples provided.

Poor Response/Limited Evidence

There are serious indications that the farmer will not be able to achieve the outcomes required and has not provided any evidence of experience to successfully deliver the outcomes required. A response that is not entirely relevant to the requirement, with ambiguity and lacking specific detail.

Unacceptable

The answer is non-compliant and/or no relevant information has been received to demonstrate the farmer can achieve the required outcomes. No response or a response that is entirely irrelevant.