The most important reason for identifying and understanding stakeholders is that it allows you to recruit them as part of the effort. It gains buy-in and support for the effort from all stakeholders by making them an integral part of its development, planning, implementation, and evaluation..What do we mean by stakeholders and their interests? ___Stakeholders are those who may be affected by or have an effect on an effort ___They may also .Stakeholderysis is a technique you can use to identify andess the importance of key . The word "failure" is not part of their vocabulary. They focus on . - This checklist from Community Tool Box includes key points from Section 8: Identifying and .yzing Stakeholders and their Interests .