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Celebrating Three Years of Membership and 10 New Members

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It has been three years since CaLP first expanded its membership beyond its 'founding five' members. We welcome in the new year with the addition of 10 new members, bringing our total number to more than 80. 

1 January 2019

Words Matter: A brief overview of the cash terminology debate

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In this guest blog, Oxfam GB's cash adviser Steph Roberson looks back on #CashWeek2018 and how the key debates over terminology have fed into the revision of the CaLP Glossary.

18 December 2018

Join our Building Individual Expertise Programme in West Africa

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The BIEP offers individuals the opportunity to benefit from a range of capacity building activities, including training, job placement and mentoring. Apply now to be part of the 2019-20 cohort in West Africa.

17 December 2018

CaLP’s 2018 Glossary: The key updates you need to know

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The CaLP Glossary is a comprehensive list of the terminology used in cash and voucher assistance, updated annually to reflect evolutions in which terms are used and how. CaLP's Ruth McCormack summaries the major revisions in the 2018 edition.

13 December 2018

CaLP Publishes Collection of Research Papers to Fill the Evidence Gap Around Gender and Cash

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UN Women, Concern Worldwide and World Food Programme are the first to contribute research to this ongoing series of papers.

9 December 2018

New Common Cash System Announced by WFP, UNHCR, UNICEF and OCHA

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On 5 December 2018 WFP, UNHCR, UNICEF and OCHA announced the launch of a joint system for the design, delivery and monitoring of cash assistance. 

What I learned at CaLP’s Celebrating Digital Humanitarian Cash Event

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This workshop was a triumphant but sad goodbye to ELAN, the Electronic Cash Transfer Learning Action Network. This was their closing event after four years of hard work, and they leave behind a rather magnificent legacy of tools, guidance, learning, webinars, resources and case studies on how to best...

26 November 2018

Cash Week 2018: Looking around and looking ahead

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Cash Week 2018 aimed to do two things: challenge us all to think differently about our work and to carve out a space to do so. In this blog, CaLP's Sophie Tholstrup reflects on the key debates from the week, and asks how we can build on this momentum and identify new ways of working to meet humanitarian...

26 November 2018

Standards on Cash and Markets: Time to raise the bar

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Humanitarian action is changing fast, and an updated set of shared standards will be crucial in upholding quality among a new generation of responders.  The launch of the new Sphere Handbook on November 6th represents the most comprehensive effort to date review the humanitarian standards, to keep...

20 November 2018

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CaLP’s Karen Peachey in Devex: “For cash transfers to work, we can’t ignore gender”

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Our interim director Karen Peachey is featured on Devex.com discussing the need to build the evidence around the relationship between gender and cash transfers. CaLP’s ‘Collected Papers on Gender and Cash Transfers’ is out now.

8 October 2018