Blogs & Recordings
So COVID-19, there’s an app for that…
In an earlier blog we explored the implications of COVID-19 adaptations in CVA response on an individuals’ right to privacy. We also argued that data portability in CVA could be explored as part...
The Caribbean is ‘cash ready’ – but are humanitarian actors?
The Caribbean Atlantic hurricane season starts today, amidst the unprecedented COVID-19 response. At the launch of CaLP’s “Winds of Change” briefing note on the use of CVA in the Caribbean,...
CVA response – COVID-19, privacy, carrots and open banking
Since the onset of COVID-19 pandemic, there has been heightened interest in the use of technology for humanitarian assistance provision, both to help fight the spread of the pandemic through a...
COVID-19, sanctions, counterterrorist financing and CVA
Are anti-money laundering, counter-terrorist financing or know your customer requirements hampering your ability to reach vulnerable communities during the COVID-19 pandemic? This is what we know...
Linking Social Protection and Humanitarian Cash
The case for social protection to help people cope with shocks has always been clear and never more obvious than during the current Covid-19 crisis. These issues are currently playing out in real...
The $90Bn Question: Can we reach 700 million people in response to COVID-19?
As COVID-19 impacts on the health, livelihoods and wellbeing of people around the world, governments and societies are faced with impossible choices. The impacts on the world’s most vulnerable...
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New Markets Support Tip Sheet and Webinar
Have you heard about market support programming but don’t quite understand what it is or how to put it into practice? CaLP has developed a tip sheet with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and our Markets Working Group, and will share tips and tricks from the community of practice in a launch webinar on 19...
The Grand Bargain Cash Meetings: what did we learn, how are we doing, where next?
After cash focal points from Grand Bargain signatory organisations gathered in Rome for the second annual meeting of the Grand Bargain cash workstream, we ask how much progress has been made towards commitments, and what remains to be done.
#SOWC2018 Launch Event and Webinar for the Asia Region, 16 May
CaLP will launch the State of the World’s Cash report in the Asia region through a dedicated event with the Regional Cash Working Group. More information and details of how to join here.
Upcoming Event: Learning from CTP in the Ebola response
Join us for a dissemination event on May 29 in Dakar, Senegal, to explore the findings from CaLP's research on the use of cash transfers in the Ebola response, and how this can inform our responses in future epidemics.
ERC Learning Event: Scaling up our tools and approaches for multi-purpose cash grants
Watch the videos and read the recommendations from the ERC MPG Consortium event in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The Link with National Social Protection Systems: A recap of our Sahel learning event
On April 19th and 20th, CaLP and the Regional Platform for Social Protection hosted a learning event exploring how humanitarian cash transfer programmes can work to support national social protection systems in the Sahel.
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We need your feedback to help us continue to improve our work. Please spare 10 minutes to complete this survey telling us how we can more effectively help improve the scale and quality of cash transfer programming as a tool for humanitarian assistance. The survey is open until Monday 2nd April 2018....
New Thematic Page on Gender, Protection and CTP
To realise the potential benefits of cash based assistance for everyone, there is need to foster dialogue between cash, gender and protection actors. Actors from different sectors need to work together, share experiences and learning, and address gaps and overlaps. This also requires improving...
Cash Based Assistance PQ Toolbox Now Live!
CaLP has developed a programme quality toolbox for cash-based assistance. The toolbox provides a set of common standards and acions for quality CBA. Each action is supported by a set of guidelines and ready to use tools and templates on 'how' to acheive quality CBA. It can be used across CBA modality,...
Announcing: State of the World’s Cash launch event
Join us at ODI on 1 February 2018 for the launch of the 2018 State of the World's Cash Report. The State of the World's Cash report critically analyses the current state of CTP in humanitarian aid, and the extent to which commitments have been achieved, in order to provide shared insights that can...