4.7.4 Data management The proposal may include Observation during experimentation Field visits and field measurements Surveys Production Marketing and Quality control processes Project implementation and execution. Means of data storage Laboratory logbooks, research notes, data loggers and organizers. It is important to transfer data from your laboratory book to the computer and analyse it quickly. Do not forget your data into your lab. book. Hard copy and electronic backups (in case of theft or disasters).Make sure that there is more than one copy. Also record the GIS coordinates of any trial plot for future reference and location. Some donors may require you to include a data management plan (see appendix 2 for an example.